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Illinois Wesleyan University

1312 N Park St, Bloomington, IL

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IWU is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and helps students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Bloomington, IL, which is a predominantly urban area. Enrollment at IWU is nearly 2,100 yearly.

Students can choose from several areas of study, including but not limited to:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Psychology
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • English Language And Literature
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Visual And Performing Arts

Students applying for admission are most often asked to submit an application, school records, standardized test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by the school. Most common standardized test scores among applicants admitted to this school are between 25 to 30 on the ACT, or 1130 to 1410 on the SAT exam. Illinois Wesleyan University accepts around 60 percent of applicants annually. Of those accepted, around 25 percent of students attended the school. More information from the admissions office can be found here.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is close to $40,000, but may change from year to year. Students are encouraged to use the school's tuition calculator to better understand their cost of attendance. Housing is available on-campus for students. The yearly cost of housing is around $5,800. Some students at Illinois Wesleyan University may be eligible for financial aid, which is generally offered as scholarships, grants, and loans.

The mascot for IWU is the "Titans", and they participate in intercollegiate sports through oversight by the NCAA. Available sports offered may include but not limited to:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division III)
  • Football (NCAA Division III)

Contact information, academics information, programs offered, and much more may be accessed on school's website at http://www.iwu.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give an overview of the candidates Illinois Wesleyan University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Illinois Wesleyan University has a total student population of about 1,800. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 24% 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 $42,000-$51,000 per year
  • Per unit charges are around $1,500 for part time students

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$21,149
Receiving Student Loans61%$7,805
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Illinois Wesleyan University may offer services to students like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Student employment
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation Rates

Illinois Wesleyan University has a very high graduation rate when compared to other similar schools in the area.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years72%
Graduating in 5 Years5%
Graduating in 6 Years1%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Music Program
    • * Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation (since 1929)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2000)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2000)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Illinois Wesleyan University 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 (College Conference of Illinois and Wisc)
  • Basketball (College Conference of Illinois and Wisc)
  • Track and Field (College Conference of Illinois and Wisc)
  • Football (College Conference of Illinois and Wisc)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • 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 Wesleyan University 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

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

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 Wesleyan University for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
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FINANCIAL AID RATE
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STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
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DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
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FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
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