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Illinois College

1101 W College Ave, Jacksonville, IL

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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
  • Psychology
  • Education
  • History

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

Student Enrollment

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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$22,946
Receiving Student Loans94%$7,669
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Illinois College may provide student services like:

  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation Rates

Illinois College has an overall graduation rate which is around 64%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years56%
Graduating in 5 Years7%
Graduating in 6 Years0.8%

Intercollegiate Athletics

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)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

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

Education

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

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.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
60.51%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
100%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
11:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$21,137