P.O.Box 2900,Bloomington, IL 61702-2900 309-556-3031
http://www.iwu.edu iwuadmit@iwu.edu
About Illinois Wesleyan University
  • Year of Foundation 1850
  • Size of Campus 80 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Other
  • Undergraduate Population 2,146
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 59%, 41%, 12%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $35,076
  • Room and Board $8,106
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee N/A
  • Enrollment No. 2,059
Founded in 1850, Illinois Wesleyan has grown to become one of the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. The University enrolls just over 2,000 undergraduates from across the nation and around the globe and our graduates can be found in all 50 states and 52 countries. Illinois Wesleyan University, an independent, residential, liberal arts university founded in 1850, strives to attain the ideal of a liberal education while providing unique opportunities with its distinctive curricula and programs.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of honor societies Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Kappa Delta, Alpha Lambda Delta, Alpha Mu Alpha, Alpha Mu Gamma, Beta Beta Beta, Egas, Gamma Sigma Alpha, Gamma Upsilon, Kappa Delta Pi, Kappa Pi, Lambda Alpha, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Beta Delta, Ph
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Blue Moon Coffeehouse, International Carnivale, Titan Film Series, Funny Bone Comedy Club, New Music at Tommy's, Soul Food Dinner, varsity basketball games and other athletic events, student and faculty recitals, main stage and laboratory theatre productio
  • Number of frats 6
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African Student Association, Black Student Union, CLASE (Council For Latin American Student Enrichment), International Society of IWU, Le Cercle Francais, National Society for Black Engineers, PAN-Asian Student Association,
  • Number of sororities 5
  • Number of students in fraternities 6
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, other
  • Other on-campus organizations 2%
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Selah Bible Study, Catholic Newman Organization, DRL-3, Fellowship of Catholic University Students, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Hillel, Hindu Student Association, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, Lutheran Group, Me
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Percent students who are frat members 33%
  • Number of frat chapter houses 6
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 25%
  • Distance to nearest airport Chicago (132), Bloomington (Central Illinois Regional Airport) (4)
  • Distance to nearest train Normal (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus Bloomington (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (79%), sorority housing (11%), fraternity housing (10%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 2%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 63%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 75%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 22%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 50%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 13%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 26
Campus Services
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities The five-floor Ames Library, serving as the intellectual center of the community, houses nearly 400,000 volumes. With 19 group study and project rooms, over 100 computers, auditorium seating for 70, and 150 lounge seats, the library provides a place for i
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 321,241
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums The University Observatory is used both for classes and for special programs on astronomy that are open to the public.
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 9,812
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 550
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 24,273
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 250
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 90
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 16,505
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 10
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 62%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Illinois State University)
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,655
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 44%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Caterpillar, Inc., State Farm, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, Hewitt Associates, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Carle Foundation Hospital, Allstate Insurance, Ernst & Young, Walgreens, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Mayo Clinic,
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