Illinois Wesleyan University

Bloomington, IL

Illinois Wesleyan University

Bloomington, IL

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Tuition & Fees

$51,336

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
48%
500-599
42%
400-499
2%
700-800
18%
600-699
39%
500-599
41%
400-499
2%
30-36
22%
24-29
56%
18-23
22%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,261
Declined 1,458
Total Received 3,719
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Private

1,629

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Illinois Wesleyan University, founded in 1850, is an independent, residential, liberal arts university. Its 80-acre campus is located in Bloomington, IL.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,629
Established in 1850
Coeducational Coeducational

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80-acre campus in Bloomington (population: 77,934), 130 miles from Chicago. Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Chicago. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Central Illinois Regional

Illinois Wesleyan University
1312 North Park Street
Bloomington
61701

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
99%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • emergency response team

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
38%
Top 1/4
72%
Top 1/2
95%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
48%
500-599
42%
400-499
2%
700-800
18%
600-699
39%
500-599
41%
400-499
2%
30-36
22%
24-29
56%
18-23
22%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.8

Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,261
Declined 1,458
Total Received 3,719

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
interview
rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
class rank
talent/ability
standardized test scores

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 23
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $51,132
Room & board $11,840
Additional fees $204
Books & supplies $800
Other fees $1,700
Total $65,676
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Racquetball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Racquetball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Acting
African Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Anthropology
Area Studies, Other
Art/Art Studies, General
Asian Studies/Civilization
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Computer Science
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Studies
French Language and Literature
History, General
Insurance
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
International/Global Studies
Keyboard Instruments
Latin American Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Music, Other
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Visual and Performing Arts, Other
Voice and Opera
Western European Studies
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Study abroad
  • Army ROTC

1,629

total students

79%

in-state

21%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,629
students

Female
52%
850

Male
48%
779

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

1,616
students

Female
53%
847

Male
47%
769

1%

13
students

Female
24%
3

Male
76%
10

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 84%
Student 4 year graduation rate 72%
Student 5 year graduation rate 5%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

31

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Very difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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