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Lewis University
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  • 4 Year
  • ROMEOVILLE, IL

Report Card

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

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Lewis is an above-average private, Catholic university located in Romeoville, Illinois in the Chicago Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,542 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Lewis acceptance rate is 64%. Popular majors include Nursing, Business, and Criminal Justice and Safety Studies. Graduating 67% of students, Lewis alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $40,700.

About

ONE UNIVERSITY PARKWAY
ROMEOVILLE, IL 60446
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Great Lakes Valley Conference

Lewis University Rankings

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

Lewis Admissions

Acceptance Rate
64%
Application Deadline
June 1
SAT Range
1010-1200
ACT Range
21-27
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$19,520 / 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
$22,456 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 46 responses
69%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 52 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 51 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
8
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
8
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    30%
  • On Campus
    63%
  • Online
    7%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,542 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
732
Undergrads Over 25
12%
Pell Grant
35%
Varsity Athletes
10%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 27 responses
  • Hard worker
    59%
  • Typical students everyone is there for an educatio
    37%
  • Stressed
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
50%
Poll
38%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 63 responses
Poll
49%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 73 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 36 responses
  • Helpfull to everyone
    44%
  • Supportive
    17%
  • Enjoyable
    14%
  • Interesting
    8%
  • Second home
    8%
  • greedy
    3%
  • Personal
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$48,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
67%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
84%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 32 responses

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