Lewis University

Romeoville, IL

Lewis University

Romeoville, IL

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Tuition & Fees

$34,478

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
500
75th
610
25th
510
75th
27
25th
20
75th
26
25th
19
75th
27
25th
21
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undergraduateRatios

51%

male

49%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,266
Declined 2,192
Total Received 6,458
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Private

4,941

undergraduate students

2,671

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Lewis University, founded in 1932, is a comprehensive, coeducational, Catholic university. Its main campus is a 410-acre arboretum campus located in the Chicago suburbs of Romeoville, IL.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 7,612
Established in 1932
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

Social Networks

410-acre arboretum campus in Romeoville (population: 39,632), three miles from Joliet and 30 miles southwest of Chicago; branch campuses in Oak Brook and Tinley Park. Major airports serve Chicago; train serves Romeoville, Joliet, and Lockport. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Lewis University
1 University Parkway
Romeoville, IL
60446-2200

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
26%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
50%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
46%
Top 1/2
84%
Bottom 1/2
16%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
500
75th
610
25th
510
75th
27
25th
20
75th
26
25th
19
75th
27
25th
21

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Other application fee (waived for international students, service members, and family of service members)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) March 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,266
Declined 2,192
Total Received 6,458

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

91%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$18,202

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $34,268
Room $6,700
Board $4,758
Additional fees $210
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $47,436
Average Financial Aid - $18,202
Total with Avg. Aid $29,234

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $7,204,488
State $6,587,705
Institutional $33,945,465
Other external $363,358
Total $48,101,016

Non-need-based

Federal $94,678
State $13,582
Institutional $11,011,101
Other external $233,868
Total $11,353,229
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 815 836-5263
F: 815 836-5135
finaaid@lewisu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

archery, badminton, baseball, basketball, bass fishing, Belegarth medieval sports, group exercise, ice hockey, jujitsu, outdoor adventure, quidditch, rugby, running, scuba diving, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, weight lifting

Club Sports - Women's

archery, badminton, basketball, bass fishing, Belegarth medieval sports, dance, group exercise, jujitsu, outdoor adventure, quidditch, rugby, running, scuba diving, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, weight lifting

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, bowling, dodgeball, flag football, floor hockey, indoor soccer, inner-tube water polo, kickball, paintball, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand), Wiffle ball

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General.
Air Traffic Controller.
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician.
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations.
Biochemistry.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Chemical Physics.
Chemistry, General.
Commercial and Advertising Art.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences, Other.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration.
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist.
Design and Visual Communications, General.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Drawing.
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Finance, General.
Forensic Science and Technology.
General Studies.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
History, General.
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Information Resources Management.
Information Technology.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Relations and Affairs.
Journalism.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Legal Assistant/Paralegal.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management.
Management Information Systems, General.
Management Science.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics, General.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Music Management.
Music, General.
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist.
Nursing Administration.
Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
Organizational Communication, General.
Organizational Leadership.
Painting.
Philosophy, Other.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Project Management.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Radiation Protection/Health Physics Technician.
Radio and Television.
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Transportation and Materials Moving, Other.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Computer Science

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

7,612

total students

88%

in-state

12%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

65%

4,941
students

Female
49%
2,424

Male
51%
2,517

35%

2,671
students

Female
69%
1,837

Male
31%
834

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

77%

3,806
students

Female
51%
1,948

Male
49%
1,858

23%

1,135
students

Female
42%
476

Male
58%
659

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
22%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 39
Countries most often represented Canada
Germany
Mexico
Nigeria
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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