89%

Acceptance Rate

$9,572

Avg.Financial Aid

001692

FAFSA Code

Illinois State University (ISU)

  • Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

    Public

  • Acceptance Rate:

    N/A

  • Level

    4 Years

  • Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

    Not applicable

  • Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

    HLC

  • Website

    illinoisstate.edu/
  • Student Population Number of Students attending College

    20,635

  • On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

    Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Email:

N/A

Address

North and School Streets

Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. The ranking of universities by Forbes is done keeping in mind common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others. Moreover, Forbes has placed Illinois State University at the 340th position among other national universities.

Admissions

  • Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

    Rolling Admissions

  • Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

    89%

  • SAT Range

    1010 - 1190

  • SAT/ACT

    Recommended

  • ACT Range

    20 - 26

  • High School GPA

    Required

  • Application Fee

    $50

  • Accept Common App

    None

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $50, as part of the admission process at ISU. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 1020-1220 to improve her chances. The average ACT score at Illinois State University is 23. However, those getting an ACT score less than 20 might also be offered admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at North and School Streets, Normal, Illinois 61790-1000, or call (309) 438-2111.

Annual Cost to Attend

  • Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

    $19,489

  • Average Annual Cost

    $11,524

Additional Costs:

  • Books And Supplies

    $910

  • Other Fees

    $2,992

  • Room And Board The charges for an academic year for ooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

    $9,850

  • Budget For Other Expenses

    $4,482

Total One Year Cost

$29,758

Before applying to ISU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $36,697 per year. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

20:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

79%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

68%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$930

Faculty Overview

47%

Male Professors

53%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Most Popular Majors:

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    496 Graduates

  • Marketing

    230 Graduates

  • Finance and Financial Management Se...

    226 Graduates

  • Agriculture, General

    216 Graduates

  • Registered Nursing, Administration,...

    199 Graduates

  • Accounting and Related Services

    193 Graduates

  • Criminal Justice and Corrections

    177 Graduates

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

    155 Graduates

  • Registered Nursing, Administration,...

    199 Graduates

  • Accounting and Related Services

    193 Graduates

  • Criminal Justice and Corrections

    177 Graduates

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

    155 Graduates

  • Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

    154 Graduates

  • Special Education and Teaching

    153 Graduates

  • Communication and Media Studies

    147 Graduates

  • Psychology, General

    124 Graduates

  • English Language and Literature, Ge...

    117 Graduates

  • Biology, General

    115 Graduates

  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facil...

    113 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    108 Graduates

  • Business Administration, Management...

    104 Graduates

  • Fine and Studio Arts

    101 Graduates

  • Political Science and Government

    94 Graduates

  • Public Relations, Advertising, and...

    76 Graduates

  • Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

    74 Graduates

  • Mathematics

    74 Graduates

  • History

    72 Graduates

  • Insurance

    71 Graduates

  • Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

    68 Graduates

  • Social Work

    68 Graduates

  • Sociology

    67 Graduates

  • Communication Disorders Sciences an...

    66 Graduates

  • Computer and Information Sciences,...

    66 Graduates

  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human...

    59 Graduates

  • Public Health

    48 Graduates

  • Construction Management

    39 Graduates

  • Computer Science

    38 Graduates

  • Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

    37 Graduates

  • Human Development, Family Studies,...

    37 Graduates

  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

    37 Graduates

  • Journalism

    35 Graduates

  • Economics

    34 Graduates

  • Management Information Systems and...

    33 Graduates

  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

    30 Graduates

  • Health and Medical Administrative S...

    30 Graduates

  • Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomica...

    28 Graduates

  • Music

    27 Graduates

  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

    26 Graduates

  • Engineering Technology, General

    25 Graduates

  • Apparel and Textiles

    24 Graduates

  • Chemistry

    24 Graduates

  • Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

    23 Graduates

  • Physics

    23 Graduates

  • Industrial Production Technologies/...

    22 Graduates

  • International Business

    22 Graduates

  • Geography and Cartography

    21 Graduates

  • Environmental Control Technologies/...

    20 Graduates

  • Anthropology

    16 Graduates

  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other

    16 Graduates

  • Computer Systems Networking and Tel...

    15 Graduates

  • Philosophy

    13 Graduates

  • Graphic Communications

    12 Graduates

  • Legal Support Services

    9 Graduates

  • Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

    7 Graduates

  • Design and Applied Arts

    7 Graduates

  • Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

    5 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

18,107

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

28%

Full-time / Part-time

93% / 7%

Students Gender

Male

45%

US National: 44%

Female

55%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

White

74%

Unknown

0%

Black

9%

Hispanic

11%

Two or more races

3%

Non Resident alien

1%

Asian

2%

American Indian/Alaska native

0%

Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

0%

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

3%

Out Of State

97%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$74,747 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

34%

Averege Housing Cost

$5,334/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,516/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,516/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Reggie Redbird

School Colors

red and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Missouri Valley Conference

Total Male Athletes

230

Total Female Athletes

189

Intramural Sports

7

Sports Club

36

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Gymnastics

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Security

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by ISU. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $9,850 per year. Illinois State University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at ISU costs around $4,516 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 45% male and 55% female students.

24-Hour Security Patrol

Campus Emergency Phones

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$39,600/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$47,100/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$16,250 - $27,500

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$169 - $285

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

66%

Average Aid Per Year

$9,572

Students Receiving Federal Grants

32%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,868

Students Receiving State Aid

34%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,593

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

55%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,899

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$14,561

$30K - $48K

$13,683

$48K - $75K

$8,277

$75K - $110K

$3,349

> $110K

$2,303

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,417,535

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$9,363,378

The financial aid department of Illinois State University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at Illinois State University is around $5,263 and the federal grant is $5,068. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $5,074 and institutional aid worth $5,263. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Illinois State University amount to $2,417,535 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $9,363,378.

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