One University Parkway, Box 297, Romeoville, IL 60446-2200 815-836-5250
About Lewis University
  • Year of Foundation 1932
  • Size of Campus 375 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Roman Catholic
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 3,593
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 59%, 41%, 4.1%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 40
  • Enrollment No. 3,913
Lewis University, guided by its Catholic and Lasallian heritage, provides to a diverse student population programs for a liberal and professional education grounded in the interaction of knowledge and fidelity in the search for truth. Lewis promotes the development of the complete person through the pursuit of wisdom and justice. Fundamental to its mission is a spirit of association which fosters community in all teaching, learning and service.
Social Life And Activities
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Delta Epsilon Sigma; Peer Ministry; Ministry Outreach Programs; Retreat Opportunities; Intervarsity; Choir Tapestry
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of sororities 5
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 7
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Sigma Theta Tau; Latin American Student Organization (LASO); Black Student Union (BSU); International Student Association (ISA)
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 7%
  • Number of students in fraternities 7
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 4%
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus International Taste Festival sponsered by ISA
  • Number of honor societies Psi-Chi (Psychology Honor Society), Alpha Psi Omega (Theatre), Phi Alpha Theta (History), Sigma Pi Sigma (Physics)
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Distance to nearest bus Joliet, (Pace) (7)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Chicago, Midway (26), Chicago, O'Hare (36)
  • Distance to nearest train Chicago, Union Station (Amtrak) (34)
Student Housing
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 4%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 70%
  • Number of students using college housing 38%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 10%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (100%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 111
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 30%
Campus Services
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 204,180
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 6,500
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 250
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 4,112
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, academic, older student, psychological, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 225
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • 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 10
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities Curriculum collection; Eva White Memorial Aviation Collection; Library of American Civilization (micofiche); Library of English Literature (microfiche)ERIC fiche; 83 online databases; Digital Dissertations online
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 152,214
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums Government documents; Regional and Canal history collection; I&M Canal archives; J.T. Farrel Collection
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,238
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 35
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 25%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, 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 97%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs 3Com Corp. Abbott Labs ABN AMRO Bank Ace Hardware Corp. Advocate Christ Medical Center Advocate Health Care Allstate Insurance Co. American Airlines American Trans Air Ameritech Andrew Corp. AON Corp. Argonne National Lab AT&T Bank of Americ
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 95%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Illinois Institute of Technology)
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Wheaton College)
  • Navy ROTC on campus? N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,000
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis