Illinois State University


Quick Facts

Updated U.S. Gov IPEDS 2017-18
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Major City
Top Ranked
  • Location: Normal, IL
  • Student Body: 20,784
  • Education Type: 4 Years+
  • Funding: Public
  • Campus Type: Suburban
  • Web Site: illinoisstate.edu
  • Acceptance Rate: 89.13%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 89.13%
  • Application Deadline: March 1, 2019
  • International Students: < 1%
  • Application Fee: $50
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
  • In State Tuition: $10,116
  • Out of State/International Tuition: $16,416
  • In State Grad Tuition: $7,765
  • Out of State Grad Tuition: $15,445
  • Room and Board: $9,850
  • Books and Supplies: $952
  • Other Fees: $2,237
  • Net Price In-District/State: $19,227
  • Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 3,352
  • Men / Women Ratio: 1,418 / 1,934
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: Unreported
  • Median SAT Math Range: Unreported
  • Median ACT Range: 21 - 21
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: 79
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 6.5
  • % of International Students: < 1%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 11
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Not Considered
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Business, Management, Marketing: 21%
  • Education: 16%
  • Health Professions: 9%
  • Communication: 5%
  • Visual and Performing Arts: 5%

Academic Programs

Illinois State University offers 168 Total Programs in Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Business, Management, Marketing. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Bachelor's Degree ProgramsIllinois State University offers 80 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Agriculture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Communication Technology
Computer Science
Education
Engineering Technology
English Literature
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Human Sciences
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Parks, Leisure Studues
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsIllinois State University offers 43 Master's Degree Programs
Agriculture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering Technology
English Literature
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Human Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Parks, Leisure Studues
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Doctorate Degree ProgramsIllinois State University offers 10 Doctorate Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Education
English Literature
Health Professions
Psychology
Certificate ProgramsIllinois State University offers 26 Certificate Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Computer Science
Education
Engineering Technology
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Health Professions
Interdisciplinary Studies
Library Science
Physical Sciences
Psychology

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 69%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 74%
  • 1st Year Retention: 81%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $46,700
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 20,784
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 75%
  • Hispanic Students: 10%
  • Black Students: 8%
  • Two or more races: 3%
  • Asian Students: 2%
  • Non-resident, alien: 2%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%
  • Unknown: <1%

Transfer Agreements

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