Illinois Wesleyan University, an independent, residential, liberal arts university founded in 1850, strives to attain the ideal of a liberal education while providing unique opportunities with its distinctive curricula and programs.
Illinois Wesleyan University
|County||Mclean County, IL|
|Title IV Eligible||Participat|
|Carnegie Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts|
|Institution Level||Four or more years|
|Institution Control||Private not-for-profit|
|Instructional Staff Total|
(research/public service staff included)
|183 staff||115 staff|
|Total Enrollment||2,013 students||1,633 students|
|# Full-Time Students||2,008 students||1,434 students|
|# Part-Time Students||5 students||137 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan||-||1%|
|% Two or more races||-||2%|
|Finances and Admission|
|In-State Tuition Fees|
|Out-State Tuition Fees|
|SAT Reading (25-75%)||540-650||450-570|
|SAT Math (25-75%)||570-700||460-573|
|ACT English (25-75%)||25-31||19-25|
|ACT Math (25-75%)||25-29||18-25|
|ACT Composite (25-75%)||25-30||20-25|
- Illinois Wesleyan, founded in 1850, is a private co-educational university with an enrollment of 2,100 and a student/faculty ratio of 12 to 1. The University consists of the College of Liberal Arts, with 17 academic departments; the College of Fine Arts, comprising professional Schools of Art, Music, and Theatre Arts; and the School of Nursing.
- Illinois Wesleyan’s 76-acre campus has undergone remarkable growth in the past decade and features such new facilities as the five-story Ames Library, the Center for Natural Science, and the Shirk Center for Athletics and Recreation.
- IWU's College of Fine Arts offers Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music Theatre, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Music Education degrees. IWU's College of Fine Arts majors in Art, Music, Theatre Arts and Music Theatre.
- Illinois Wesleyan University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
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