Illinois State University

Normal, Illinois

Overview

AddressNorth and School Streets
School Websiteillinoisstate.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Midsize

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Illinois State University is a mid-size public, 4-year college based in Normal, Illinois that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 12,886 students applied to Illinois State University. Of those students, 11,492 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Illinois State University was $11,524, in addition to fees of $2,992. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Illinois State University.

Illinois State University has a 69% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Illinois State University acceptance rate is 89%. To put this into perspective, 11,492 of the 12,886 students who applied to Illinois State University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Illinois State University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Illinois State University had an SAT score between the range of 1,010 and 1,190. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Illinois State University was between 20 and 26 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Illinois State University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Illinois State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $11,524. Combined with fees of $2,992, room and board costs of $9,850, other expenses of $4,482 and the $910 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $29,758.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $26,040 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Illinois State University to $41,282 for out-of-state students.

Students at Illinois State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Illinois State University was $4,868 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 32%.

Illinois State University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio20:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Illinois State University.

Illinois State University has a good gender split, with 55% of undergraduates being female and 45% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Illinois residents; in fact, 97% of all students reside in Illinois. However, 3% of students come from out-of-state .

The student to faculty ratio at Illinois State University is 20:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Illinois State University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 12% students enroll at Illinois State University part-time; the other 18,207 students enrolled full-time.

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