Rank: 248

Illinois Wesleyan University

Bloomington, ILwww.iwu.edu
Median SAT/ACT
1270/28
Enrollment
1,921
Illinois Wesleyan is primarily a liberal arts university, but the school also has strong professional programs in art, theater, music, nursing, and business, all of which use Wesleyan's liberal arts curriculum as a foundation. It also has eight pre-professional programs, including engineering, physical therapy, and pre-med. While the school, which is entirely undergraduate (about 1,900 students), has a Methodist affiliation,...
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costs
Est. Full Price 2017-2018
$59,300
% of students who get any grants
99%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$33,900
Average price for low-income students
$19,100
Financial Aid from the College
% of students with need who get grants
100%
% of need met
85%
% of students who get merit* grants
33%
Average merit grant
$16,900
student success
Graduation rate
83%
Average time to a degree
4.1 years
Average student debt
$25,250
Average salary within 5 years
$49,600
% of low-income students who become upper middle class
54%
admissions
Acceptance rate
62%
Median SAT/ACT Score
1270/28
SAT/ACT required?
Yes
key deadlines
Early decision application
N/A
Regular application
N/A

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

See what students are saying on Niche.com

In the sciences, the professors love to challenge the students so often they will try to sound intimidating. However, most of them in my experiences are very accommodating. I have had an issue with one professor in particular, but for the most part, the classes are challenging and the professors...
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There are always events going on involving job recruitments and alums coming to campus to meet with students. There are also several workshops offered for resume building assistance, mock job interviews, career counseling, etc....
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Illinois Wesleyan University is among the best universities in the state of Illinois and prides itself in the prestige and rigor of its academics. While the workload is greater than many other schools and the curriculum is much more rigorous, the facilities are also much nicer and students are better...
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* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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