Illinois Wesleyan University

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General Information

Admission Office

PO Box 2900

Bloomington, IL 61702-2900

(309) 556-3031

(800) 332-2498

Fax: (309) 556-3820



Contact: Tony Bankston

Dean of Admissions
Main Address

PO Box 2900

Bloomington, IL 61702-2900

(309) 556-3034

www.iwu.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 2,125

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 562

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,115

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 52%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 90%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African Studies B
American Studies B
Asian Studies B
Central/Eastern European Studies B
Diplomatic Studies B
Latin American Studies B
Western European Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Acting B
Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music – Piano/Organ B
Music – Voice/Opera B
Music Theatre B
Music Theory/Composition B
Musical theater B
Stringed Instruments B
Theater Design/Stagecraft B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Insurance/Risk Management B
International Business B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
French Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physics Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B
French B
German B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Illinois Wesleyan University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (309) 556-1000
Website: www.iwu.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.iwu.edu/admissions/applications/
Address: 1312 N Park St, Bloomington, IL 61702-2900
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,693
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 81%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,693 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $47,636
Out-of-state Tuition: $47,636
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $27,418

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Illinois Wesleyan University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Illinois Wesleyan University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 5
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 3
English Language and Literature/Letters 2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 3
Health Professions and Related Programs 1
History 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 3
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 4
Visual and Performing Arts 11
Grand total 45

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Illinois Wesleyan University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $47,636
Out-of-state $47,636
Books and supplies $800

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 378 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 378 100% $27,418
Student loan aid 267 71% $7,567

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,646 100% $25,438
Federal student loans 1,039 63% $7,199

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Illinois Wesleyan University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Illinois Wesleyan University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 3,785 1,588 2,197
Percent admitted 100% 60% 58%
Percent admitted who enrolled 13% 15% 12%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Illinois Wesleyan University Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 1,693
Undergraduate enrollment 1,693
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Illinois Wesleyan University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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