Illinois State University

country rank  235
world rank  650

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University Overview

Founded in 1857, Illinois State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Normal (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Illinois. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Illinois State University (ISU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Illinois State University (ISU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 162 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym ISU
Founded 1857
Motto Gladly we Learn and Teach
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address North and School Streets
Normal (population range: 50,000-249,999)
61790-1000 Illinois
United States
T +1 (309) 438 2111
F +1 (309) 438 2768

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Campus Box 2200
Normal 61790-2200
+1 (309) 4382181
800 366 2478

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Illinois State University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Association for Leisure and Recreation (AALR), Council on Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019