Lewis University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

One University Parkway

Box 297

Romeoville, IL 60446-2200

(815) 836-5250

(800) 897-9000

Fax: (815) 836-5002

Contact: Andrew Sison

Dean of Admission
Main Address

One University Parkway

Romeoville, IL 60446-2200

(815) 838-0500


Total undergrads: 3,973

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 655

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,913

Graduate enrollment: 1,563


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 71%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 78%

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Drawing B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Graphic Design B
Illustration B
Music – General B
Music Management/Merchandising B
Painting B
Theatre Arts Management B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B
Environmental Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
E-Commerce C
Finance/Banking B
Human Resources Management B
International Business B
Management Information Systems B
Management Science B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Broadcast Journalism B
Communications/Rhetoric B
Digital Communications/Multimedia B
Journalism B
Public Relations B
Radio/Television B

Communications Technologies

Communications Technologies – General B
Radio/Television Broadcasting B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics B
Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Sciences/Systems B


Education – General B
Elementary Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing B
English Composition B
English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Chiropractic Assistant B
Health Services – General B
Health System Administration B
Nursing (RN) B
Pharmacy Assistance B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prenursing B
Prepharmacy B
Preveterinary Medicine B


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Mathematics – General B

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Aircraft Mechanics A,B,C
Avionics Maintenance/Technology B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Global Studies B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Natural Resources & Conservation – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Community Organization/Advocacy B
Human Services B
Public Administration B
Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Correctional Facilities Administration B
Criminal Justice Studies B
Fire Services Administration B
Forensic Technologies B
Law Enforcement Administration B
Police Science B
Security/Loss Prevention B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Transportation & Materials Moving

Air Traffic Control A,B
Air Transportation A,B
Airline – Commercial Pilot/Flight Crew B
Aviation Management B,C
Aviation security 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.

Lewis University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (815) 838-0500
Website: www.lewisu.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.lewisu.edu/admissions/application.htm
Address: One University Parkway, Romeoville, IL 60446-2200
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 6,359
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 67%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 3,653 (57% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $33,430
Out-of-state Tuition: $33,430
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $22,456

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

Lewis University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Lewis University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 13
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1125
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 6
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 143
Education 6101
Engineering 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 483
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 32
Legal Professions and Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 21
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies 3
Physical Sciences 33
Psychology 11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 31
Social Sciences 3
Transportation and Materials Moving 241
Visual and Performing Arts 8
Grand total 8379301

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Lewis 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 2019-2020
In-state $33,430
Out-of-state $33,430
Books and supplies $1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $14,550
Out-of-state $14,550

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 644 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 644 100% $22,456
Student loan aid 413 64% $7,575

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 3,805 87% $16,609
Federal student loans 2,473 57% $7,127

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Lewis 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 Lewis University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 6,674 2,703 3,971
Percent admitted 100% 65% 63%
Percent admitted who enrolled 10% 12% 8%

Admissions Considerations

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

Lewis University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 6,359
Undergraduate enrollment 4,274
Graduate enrollment 2,085

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

Lewis University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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