Illinois College is a nonprofit private institution that has a large number of majors and degree programs available for students to choose from. The school is located in Jacksonville, IL, in a predominantly rural area. The Presbyterian Church affiliation of this school is an important part of the history, education and curriculum that defines the school. The lower student/teacher ratio and access to teachers is due primarily to the smaller enrollment, approximately 880 students, maintained by Illinois College.
A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:
- Interdisciplinary Studies
- Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Students applying for admission are asked to submit an application, school records, test scores and any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by the admissions committee. An estimated 60% of all students that applied were admitted at Illinois College, with 27% of those admitted choosing to attend. More information from the admissions office can be found here.
The cost of tuition is approximately $27,000 per year. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and therefore students should visit the school's tuition calculator to understand their costs. On-campus housing is available for students, and generally costs about $4,700 annually. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the required requirements by way of grants or student loans.
The mascot for Illinois College is the "Blueboys", and they participate in intercollegiate sports through the NCAA. Available athletic programs offered may include the following:
- Baseball (NCAA Division III)
- Basketball (NCAA Division III)
- Track & Field (NCAA Division III)
Contact information, admission forms, areas of study, and more may be viewed on school's website at www.ic.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may give an overview of the applicants Illinois College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
The total student enrollment at Illinois College is about 960. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 25% enrolling as graduate students and 100% as undergraduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- The estimated tuition range is around $31,000-$37,000 per year
- Part time students pay in the range of $970 to $1,200 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||100%||$22,946|
|Receiving Student Loans||94%||$7,669|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, Illinois College may provide student services like:
- Academic counseling for students
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Employment search assistance
Illinois College has an overall graduation rate which is around 64%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||56%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||7%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||0.8%|
Illinois College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Midwest Conference)
- Basketball (Midwest Conference)
- Track and Field (Midwest Conference)
- Football (Midwest Conference)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Illinois College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Illinois College.
- University of Illinois at Springfield in Springfield, IL (33 miles away)
- University of Missouri - St Louis in Saint Louis, MO (76 miles away)
- Harris - Stowe State University in Saint Louis, MO (76 miles away)
- Truman State University in Kirksville, MO (128 miles away)
- University of Southern Indiana in Evansville, IN (184 miles away)
See a list of all the colleges and universities by clicking on one of the links below:
- Browse through our complete list of colleges in Illinois
- See all private colleges in Illinois
- See other Christian and Bible Colleges in Illinois
Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Illinois College for official up-to-date information.