Illinois Wesleyan University

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world rank  1434

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Founded in 1850, Illinois Wesleyan University is a non-profit private liberal arts higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Bloomington (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Illinois. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Illinois Wesleyan University (IWU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist religion. Illinois Wesleyan University (IWU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 170 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. IWU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym IWU
Founded 1850
Motto Scientia et Sapientia
Knowledge and Wisdom
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address 1312 N Park Street
Bloomington
61702-2900 Illinois
United States
Tel +1 (309) 556 1000
Fax +1 (309) 556 3820

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is recommended
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is required
- Admission test scores are recommended
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 1312 Park Street
Bloomington 61701
(309) 556 3031
800 332 2498

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar 4-1-4
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Methodist Christian-Methodist United Methodist Church - www.gbhem.org

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively undergraduate four-year
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Illinois Wesleyan University's Library
Illinois Wesleyan University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 195,665 physical volumes, 11,132 physical media, 38,337 digital/electronic medium and 186 licensed digital/electronic databases. Illinois Wesleyan University's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
Illinois Wesleyan University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,345 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1916


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Higher Education Data Sharing Consortium (HEDS)
  • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU)
  • The Posse Foundation
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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