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Illinois State University

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Rating

Public

Type

22,907

Students

$23,048

Tuition

82%

Acceptance

#181

Ranking

Midsize Suburb

Campus Setting

Normal, IL

North and School Streets, Normal, IL 61790-1000

Illinois State University is a very large public university located in Normal, IL ranked 25thin Illinois. It has a total of 19,609 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, with a 81.94% acceptance rate. Illinois State University offers 160 different majors and is best known for its middle school education and teaching, agriculture, and biology teacher education programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 2nd respectively). With a tuition cost of $11,524 for students from Illinois and $23,048 for those from out-of-state, Illinois State University is reasonably pricey. 68.3% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, entering the workforce. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $47,100 per year, which is 13% greater than the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$26,356/Year
Above Average

Illinois State University

$26,356

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$42,648/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$33,267/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

82%Acceptance
Not Very Selective

Illinois State University

82%

National

69%
Sat

1020 - 1220

82% of students submit

Admissions Yield

29%

ACT

18 - 26

52% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$50

Students

19,609Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

3,672

Part-Time

16
Male

45%

In-state

83%

Female

55%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

4%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
5% Marketing/Marketing Management, General5% Accounting4% Finance, General85% Others

5% Marketing/Marketing Management, General

5% Accounting

4% Finance, General

85% Others

Marketing/Marketing Management, General

5%

291 Graduates

Accounting

5%

279 Graduates

Finance, General

4%

247 Graduates

Agriculture, General

4%

222 Graduates

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

4%

212 Graduates

Elementary Education and Teaching

4%

210 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching, General

3%

182 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

3%

177 Graduates

Academics

C+
Professors
StudentsProfessors19:119:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

19

Number of Library Books

1,415,843

Academic Spend per Student

$8,201

Full-time Retention Rate

80%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$39,600/Year

Illinois State University

$39,600

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$39,600

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$47,100

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

68%