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Illinois Wesleyan University
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  • 4 Year
  • BLOOMINGTON, IL

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Illinois Wesleyan is a highly rated private university located in Bloomington, Illinois. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,616 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Illinois Wesleyan acceptance rate is 61%. Popular majors include Accounting, Biology, and Business. Graduating 77% of students, Illinois Wesleyan alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $41,600.

About

1312 N PARK ST
BLOOMINGTON, IL 61702
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin

Illinois Wesleyan University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

IWU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
61%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1120-1320
ACT Range
24-29
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Recommended
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$28,912 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$31,827 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
91%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 35 responses
66%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 38 responses
53%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 38 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,616 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
13
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
30%
Varsity Athletes
31%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 19 responses
  • Hardworking
    79%
  • Determined
    16%
  • Intelligent
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
98%
Poll
53%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 45 responses
Poll
59%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 46 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 18 responses
  • Small
    33%
  • Like a community
    28%
  • Diverse
    17%
  • Challenging
    11%
  • Fast-paced
    6%
  • Home away from home
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$59,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
77%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 21 responses

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