Illinois Wesleyan University: Statistics

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#1766 of 14,131 In the World
#511 of 2,597 In North America
#463 of 2,496 In the United States
#17 of 100 In Illinois
#368 of 1,011 For Library and Information science
Top50% For 16 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
57%
Average SAT
1200
Average ACT
27
Avg. cost to attend
$32,545 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,636
Male:Female Ratio
47:53
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
www.iwu.edu

Illinois Wesleyan University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 57% 58% 56%
Applicants 3,896 1,653 2,243
Admissions 2,218 959 1,259
Freshmen enrolled full time 441 222 219

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
287 or 65%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1100
or below

75% of them
had 1300
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Illinois Wesleyan University are 1100-1300 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
253 or 57%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 24
or below

75% of them
had 29
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Illinois Wesleyan University are 24-29 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1145 (70%)
Hispanic 153 (9%)
Black or African American 112 (7%)
Asian 111 (7%)
Two or more races 61 (4%)
Nonresident Alien 45 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 8 (0.5%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$32,545/year
Average aid awarded
$30,667
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $19,286
$30-48K $20,876
$48-75K $31,095
$75-110K $33,351
$110K+ $41,079

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district $51,132
Tuition in-state $51,132
Tuition out-of-state $51,132
Fee in-district $204
Fee in-state $204
Fee out-of-state $204

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,349
Combined charge for room and board $11,840
Room charge $7,414
Meal charge $4,426

Illinois Wesleyan University Majors

Major Bachelor's
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 50
Accounting 43
Business & Commerce, General 38
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 26
Psychology, General 20
Finance, General 17
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 17
Physics, General 12
Economics, General 12
Computer Science 12
Musical Theatre 12
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 11
Biochemistry 10
Music Teacher Education 10
Mathematics, General 10
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies 10
General Literature 9
Environmental Studies 8
Neuroscience 6
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 6
Writing, General 6
Political Science and Government, General 6
Sociology, General 6
History, General 5
Music Performance, General 5
Voice and Opera 4
Elementary Education and Teaching 4
Art & Art Studies, General 3
Acting 3
Technical Theatre & Theatre Design and Technology 3
International & Globalization Studies 3
Music Theory and Composition 2
International Business & Trade & Commerce 2
Spanish Language and Literature 2
Music, General 2
Chemistry, General 2
Education, General 2
Religion & Religious Studies 1
Anthropology, General 1
Stringed Instruments 1
Keyboard Instruments 1
Philosophy 1
Grand Total 404
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 82% 78% 85%
  • Full-time retention rate - 87%

Publications & Citations

Publications
4,371
Citations
28,826

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,753 / 4,895
Art & Design
590 / 817
Psychology
537 / 8,616
Political Science
494 / 368
Business
478 / 2,870
Computer Science
421 / 3,082
Medicine
399 / 3,425
Economics
314 / 1,581
Biology
303 / 4,714
Environmental Science
301 / 1,672
Sociology
270 / 1,179
History
268 / 92
Chemistry
253 / 6,182
Engineering
226 / 3,810
Physics
225 / 4,859
Art History
198 / 16
Mathematics
180 / 650
Library and Information science
173 / 55
Fashion Design
163 / 44
Education Majors
149 / 152
Performing arts
141 / 366
Demography
131 / 2,029
Literature
128 / 58
Social Psychology
128 / 1,511
Classics and Ancient History
118 / 45
Child Psychology
118 / 5,347
Development Studies
118 / 274
Geography and Cartography
117 / 156
Gender Studies
111 / 243
Law
111 / 177
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
111 / 53
Public Policy / Administration
107 / 150
Management
103 / 2
Math Teachers
98 / 158
Media Studies
94 / 55
Ecology
88 / 1,417
Health Science
83 / 307
Philosophy
76 / 427
Materials Science
74 / 837
Advertising
72 / 1,537

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 63 65
1992 63 78
1993 80 65
1994 82 62
1995 79 112
1996 90 110
1997 92 101
1998 119 118
1999 153 134
2000 204 202
2001 178 183
2002 185 326
2003 123 438
2004 180 500
2005 251 695
2006 225 912
2007 288 998
2008 266 1162
2009 279 1328
2010 475 1425
2011 439 1667
2012 340 1956
2013 366 2018
2014 283 2224
2015 189 2344
2016 105 2190
2017 65 2205
2018 63 1961
2019 32 2290
2020 59 2753
2021 44 2638

Illinois Wesleyan University alumni

  1. Richard Jenkins

    Richard Jenkins
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    actorstage actortelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Richard Dale Jenkins is an American actor. He began his career in theater at the Trinity Repertory Company and made his film debut in 1974. He has worked steadily in film and television since the 1980s, mostly in supporting roles. His first major role did not come until the early 2000s, when he played deceased patriarch Nathaniel Fisher on the HBO funeral drama series Six Feet Under (2001–2005). He is also known for his roles in the films Burn After Reading (2008), Step Brothers (2008), Let Me In (2010), Jack Reacher (2012), The Cabin in the Woods (2012), The Shape of Water (2017), The Last Shift (2020), and The Humans (2021).

  2. Colin Egglesfield

    Colin Egglesfield
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actormodelfilm actor
    Biography

    Colin Egglesfield is an American actor. He is known for his roles as Josh Madden in the long-running soap opera All My Children, Auggie Kirkpatrick on The CW's short-lived drama series Melrose Place, and Evan Parks on The Client List.

  3. Kevin Dunn

    Kevin Dunn
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actoractorfilm producer
    Biography

    Kevin Dunn is an American actor who has appeared in supporting roles in a number of films and television series since the 1980s.

  4. Frankie Faison

    Frankie Faison
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actorstage actoractor
    Biography

    Frankie Russel Faison is an American actor known for his role as Deputy Commissioner, and, later, Commissioner, Ervin Burrell in the HBO series The Wire, as Barney Matthews in the Hannibal Lecter franchise, and as Sugar Bates in the Cinemax series Banshee.

General info

Alternative names Wesleyan
IWU
Founded 1850
Motto Scientia et Sapientia
Knowledge and Wisdom
Colors green, white
Academic Calendar Four-One-Four
Total FTE staff 423
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address 1312 N Park St
Bloomington, Illinois, 61702-2900
United States
City population 79,000
Phone 3095561000
Fax +1 (309) 556 3820

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