Tuition & Fees

$31,250

$31,250

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

47%

53%

male

female

1
13

teacher

students

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Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,669
Declined + 2,530
Total Received 6,199
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Private (nonprofit)

4,553

undergraduate students

1,991

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Criminal/social Justice
  3. Business
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Codes

SAT 1404
ACT 1058

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
20%
500-599
30%
400-499
40%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
700-800
5%
600-699
25%
500-599
45%
400-499
25%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
12%
24-29
33%
18-23
45%
12-17
10%
30-36
6%
24-29
41%
18-23
39%
12-17
14%
30-36
6%
24-29
36%
18-23
55%
12-17
3%
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School Facts

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

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 6,544
Established in 1932
Coeducational Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Romeoville, IL

410-acre campus in Romeoville (population: 39,706), three miles from Joliet and 30 miles from Chicago; branch campuses in Chicago, Oak Brook, and Tinley Park. Major airports serve Chicago; train serves Joliet and Lockport. Public transportation serves campus.

Lewis University
1 University Parkway
Romeoville, IL 60446-2200

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
24%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
50%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
7 fraternities 1% of male students
 
7 sororities 2% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
20%
Top 1/4
46%
Top 1/2
83%
Bottom 1/2
17%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
20%
500-599
30%
400-499
40%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
700-800
5%
600-699
25%
500-599
45%
400-499
25%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
12%
24-29
33%
18-23
45%
12-17
10%
30-36
6%
24-29
41%
18-23
39%
12-17
14%
30-36
6%
24-29
36%
18-23
55%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
(waived for international students)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline April 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,669
Declined + 2,530
Total Received 6,199

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Ashley Skidmore
Dean of Undergraduate Admission
P: 815 836-5250
F: 815 836-5002
admissions@lewisu.edu

Cost

Tuition $31,100
Room $6,560
Board $3,900
Additional fees $150
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $43,210
Average Financial Aid - $24,080
Total with Avg. Aid $19,130

Financial Aid

85%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$24,080

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,774,854
State $5,391,409
Institutional $27,608,714
Other external $234,740
Total $40,009,717

Non-need-based

Federal
State $2,150
Institutional $7,763,937
Other external $88,351
Total $7,854,438

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (Division II swimming), Great Lakes Valley Conference (Division II), Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (Division I)
Mascot
Flyers
School colors
red and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Adult Gerontology Acute Care Practitioner
Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist
Adult Gerontology Primary Nurse Practitioner
Air Traffic Control
Athletic Training
Aviation Administration
Aviation Aerospace Technology
Aviation Flight
Aviation Flight Management
Aviation Maintenance
Aviation Maintenance Management
Aviation Security
Aviation/Transportation
Avionics
Biochemistry
Biology
Biomedical Sciences
Business Administration
Business Analytics
Chemical Physics
Chemistry
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Computer Engineering
Computer Graphic Design
Computer Science
Contemporary Global Studies
Criminal Social Justice
Criminal/Social Justice
Curriculum/Instruction/Instructional Technology
Curriculum/Instruction/Literacy/ELL
Curriculum/Instruction/Reading Teacher
Data Science
Dental Hygiene
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Drawing
Early Childhood Special Education
Early Childhood/Special Education
Economics
Educational Leadership
Educational Leadership for Teaching/Learning
Elected Studies
Elementary Education
Elementary Education/Special Education
English
English as a Second Language
Environmental Science
Exercise/Movement Science
Family Nurse Practitioner
Finance
Foreign Language Education/Spanish
Foreign Language Instruction
Forensic Criminal Investigation
General Art Studio
Health Care Leadership
Healthcare Systems Leadership
History
Human Resources Management
Illustration
Information Security
Information Security/Risk Management
Information Systems
Information Technology Management
Interactive Media
International Business
International Relations
Journalism
Liberal Arts
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Middle Level Education
Music
Music Merchandising
Nuclear Medicine Technology
Nursing
Nursing Education
Nursing Practice
Occupational Therapy
Organizational Communication
Organizational Leadership
Painting
Paralegal Studies
Philosophy
Philosophy/Law
Physics
Physics/Applied Science
Political Science
Professional Studies
Project Management
Psychology
Public Policy
Public Relations/Advertising
Public Safety Administration
Radiation Therapy
Radio/TV Broadcasting
Radiography
Reading Specialist
Reading/Literacy Reading Specialist
School Counseling/Guidance
Secondary Education
Social Media Marketing
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language/Culture
Special Education
Sports Management
Theatre
Theology
Transportation Administration
Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Vascular Ultrasound Technology
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Undergraduate

70%

4,553
students

Female
53%
2,434

Male
47%
2,119

Graduate

30%

1,991
students

Female
65%
1,301

Male
35%
690

undergraduateFull-time

82%

3,744
students

Female
54%
2,010

Male
46%
1,734

undergraduatePart-time

18%

809
students

Female
53%
424

Male
47%
385

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
19%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

51%

Transfer applicants accepted

65%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

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

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Other
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 24
Countries most often represented Canada
England
Germany
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
Sweden
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Michael Fekete
Director International Student Services
815 836-5635
feketemi@lewisu.edu

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