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Lewis University

Also known as Lewis College

One University Parkway, Romeoville, IL

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Lewis University, a nonprofit private institution, offers a variety of degree programs, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Romeoville, Illinois, it resides in a suburban setting for students to study in. The school's Roman Catholic affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's curriculum. Approximately 6,100 students are enrolled annually at Lewis University.

Students may select from several areas of study, including:

  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Security And Protective Services
  • Education
  • Psychology

Students applying for admission are generally required to submit an application, transcripts, test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by the admissions office. Most common scores among students accepted to this school are within the range of 20 to 25 on the ACT, or 1330 to 1650 for the SAT exam. This school has an admissions rate of 62 percent of which only 25 percent decided to attend. More information on admissions can be found here.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is nearly $27,000 for the year. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and as such students should visit the school's tuition calculator to understand their costs. The price of on-campus housing is around $6,400 annually. Students at Lewis University may qualify for aid which is usually loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

The Lewis University "Flyers" have a number of intercollegiate athletic programs through participation in the NCAA. Available sports offered may include but not limited to:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division II)
  • Golf (NCAA Division II)

Students can take a look at the school's http://www.lewisu.edu to view additional information.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the applicants Lewis College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Lewis University is about 6,700. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 11% enrolling as graduate students and 70% 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

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $29,000-$35,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
  • For part-time students, charges are between $850-$1,000 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships99%$16,988
Receiving Student Loans76%$8,217
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Lewis University may offer student services including:

  • Online classes
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Helping students find work after graduation

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Lewis College is close to 62%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years45%
Graduating in 5 Years14%
Graduating in 6 Years3%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2002)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2002)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 2000)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Lewis University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division II (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Great Lakes Valley Conference)
  • Basketball (Great Lakes Valley Conference)
  • Track and Field (Great Lakes Valley 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 Lewis 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

Communication Technology

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

    Legal Professions and Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Mechanic and Repair Technology

    Natural Resources and Conservation

    Philosophy and Religious Studies

    Physical Sciences

    Psychology

    Public Administration and Social Services

    Recreation and Fitness Studies

    Security and Protective Services

    Social Sciences

    Transportation and Materials Moving

    Visual and Performing Arts

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