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

www.lewisu.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 3,973

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 655

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,913

Graduate enrollment: 1,563

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

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

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

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

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

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:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:6,544
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):63%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:4,230 (65% 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:$30,050
Out-of-state Tuition:$30,050
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$17,256

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Lewis University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Lewis University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences13
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1125
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs7
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services123
Education26101
Engineering1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs282
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service52
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities21
Mathematics and Statistics1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians112
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2
Philosophy and Religious Studies3
Physical Sciences33
Psychology11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions3
Social Sciences3
Transportation and Materials Moving242
Visual and Performing Arts8
Grand total8382291

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Lewis University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services133
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services123
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service12
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Transportation and Materials Moving1
Grand total2710

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$30,050
Out-of-state$30,050
Books and supplies$1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$14,410
Out-of-state$14,410

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid696100%
Grant or scholarship aid696100%$17,256
Student loan aid53076%$7,749

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,79181%$13,573
Federal student loans3,06966%$7,070

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 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants6,1992,5063,693
Percent admitted100%59%59%
Percent admitted who enrolled10%13%9%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
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

Lewis University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment6,544
Undergraduate enrollment4,553
Graduate enrollment1,991

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 North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • 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

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