Illinois College

1101 W College Ave, Jacksonville, IL 62650-2299
Tel: (217)245-3000
Private not-for-profit | 987 students
True to its founding vision in 1829, Illinois College is a community committed to the highest standards of scholarship and integrity in the liberal arts. The College develops in its students qualities of mind and character needed for fulfilling lives of leadership and service.

School Overview:

Illinois College
County Morgan County, IL
Title IV Eligible Participat
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution Level Four or more years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
85 staff 115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment 987 students 1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
962 students 1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
25 students 137 students
 
# Undergraduate Students
970 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
17 students 129 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
1% 1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
3% 3%
% Black
5% 6%
% White
87% 84%
% Two or more races
4% 2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$26,500 $24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$26,500 $24,744
 
Percent Admitted 58% 64%

School Notes:

  • Illinois College in Jacksonville is a private, liberal arts institution enrolling approximately 1,030 students. The College offers more than 45 academic programs leading to the bachelor of arts and the bachelor of science degrees, and is distinguished as a Phi Beta Kappa institution.
  • Illinois College, the first college in the state to conduct classes and grant a baccalaureate degree, enjoys a 175-year history of excellence in the liberal arts. Beecher Hall, the first college building in Illinois, was built in 1829 and is still used today.
  • Illinois College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

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0 mi. away
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1.2 mi. away
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36.7 mi. away

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