Illinois Wesleyan University

1312 N Park St, Bloomington, IL 61702-2900
Tel: (309)556-1000
Private not-for-profit | 2,013 students
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.

School Overview:

Illinois Wesleyan University
CountyMclean County, IL
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
183 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment2,013 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
2,008 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
5 students137 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
5%2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
2%3%
% Black
6%6%
% White
87%84%
% Two or more races
-2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$37,954$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$37,954$24,744
 
Percent Admitted60%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)540-650450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)570-700460-573
ACT English (25-75%)25-3119-25
ACT Math (25-75%)25-2918-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)25-3020-25

School Notes:

  • 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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