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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 minus
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  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 3,484 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Lewis acceptance rate is 66%. Popular majors include Nursing, Criminal Justice and Safety Studies, and Computer Science. Graduating 70% 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
66%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1010-1220
ACT Range
21-27
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$20,022 / 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
$23,963 / 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
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 46 responses
68%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 53 responses
60%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 52 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
3
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
3
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    69%
  • On Campus
    9%
  • Online
    22%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,484 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
822
Undergrads Over 25
19%
Pell Grant
37%
Varsity Athletes
11%
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
    41%
  • Stressed
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
55%
Poll
38%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 64 responses
Poll
49%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 74 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 37 responses
  • Helpfull to everyone
    43%
  • Supportive
    16%
  • 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
70%
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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