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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
24%
500-599
52%
400-499
20%
300-399
0
700-800
4%
600-699
24%
500-599
52%
400-499
17%
300-399
0
30-36
7%
24-29
41%
18-23
49%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

50%

male

50%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,265
Declined 2,409
Total Received 6,674
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Private

4,274

undergraduate students

2,085

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.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 6,359
Established in 1932
Coeducational Coeducational

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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.

  • Metropolitan area: Chicago
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Chicago Midway

Lewis University
1 University Parkway
Romeoville
60446-2200

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
26%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Governing Board
  • Student Nurses Association
  • Latin American Student Organization

Top Events

  • Homecoming and Family Day
  • Fall/Spring Formal
  • International Student Festival
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Campus Facts

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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
46%
Top 1/2
84%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
24%
500-599
52%
400-499
20%
300-399
0
700-800
4%
600-699
24%
500-599
52%
400-499
17%
300-399
0
30-36
7%
24-29
41%
18-23
49%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $40
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.54

Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,265
Declined 2,409
Total Received 6,674

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

application essay
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 39
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $34,268
Room & board $11,050
Additional fees $210
Books & supplies $1,500
Other fees $1,930
Total $48,958
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Financial Facts

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

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Football, Sand volleyball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Football, Sand volleyball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo

Club Sports Men

Archery, Rugby, Weight lifting

Club Sports Women

Archery, Rugby, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

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
Chemistry, General
Commercial and Advertising Art
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, Other
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Design and Visual Communications, General
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
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
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Finance, General
Forensic Science and Technology
General Studies
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Information Resources Management
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Music Management
Music, General
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Organizational Communication, General
Organizational Leadership
Painting
Philosophy
Philosophy, Other
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Relations/Image Management
Radiation Protection/Health Physics Technician
Radio and Television
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Transportation and Materials Moving, Other
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctorial degree - other
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

6,359

total students

92%

in-state

8%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

67%

4,274
students

Female
50%
2,140

Male
50%
2,134

33%

2,085
students

Female
69%
1,444

Male
31%
641

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

82%

3,542
students

Female
52%
1,822

Male
48%
1,720

18%

732
students

Female
44%
318

Male
56%
414

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 84%
Student 4 year graduation rate 51%
Student 5 year graduation rate 15%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
22%
Hispanic/Latino
58%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

607

Transfer students enrolled

10%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
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

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

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

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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