Illinois Wesleyan University

Bloomington, IL

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 1,646
Graduate Enrollment: 0
Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
Highest degree awarded: Bachelor's
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Small City (<100k)
Four-year, small, highly residential // full-time, selective, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 45.23%

Male/Female: 48% / 52% (2017)

First generation college students: 17.7% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled:
Percentage of students who are veterans:

Test scores for admission: Required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,239
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1110 - 1310

2022 Median Admit ACT: 27
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 24 - 29

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 86.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 76.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 65.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 53.6% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 69.5%
Black: 7.2%
Hispanic: 9.5%
Asian: 6.6%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 3.2%
Non-resident alien: 3.3%
Unknown race: 0.4%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $65,676
In-State tuition: $52,512
Out-of-State tuition: $52,512

Estimated books and supplies: $800 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $12,112 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $1,700 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $12,112 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $1,700 (2022)

Average Family Income: $106,660 (2015)
Median Family Income: $98,014 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 23.7%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 66.4%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $27,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $286 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $19,523
$30k-48k $20,640
$48k-75k $23,050
$75k-110k $27,952
$110k+ $34,642

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 76%
6-year graduation rate: 81%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 96.5% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $27,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $7,283 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $23,250 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $23,250 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 86.3% (2015)
@3 year 88.5% (2017)
@5 year 94.5% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 74.7% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 71.8% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $45,459 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $58,031 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 9
Bachelor's Degree Education, General. 11
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 6 $42,811 ($3,568)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 9
Bachelor's Degree Literature. 8
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 40 $27,000 $286 $29,161 ($2,430) $50,405 ($4,200)
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 4
Bachelor's Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 2
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 12
Bachelor's Degree International/Global Studies. 8
Bachelor's Degree Classical and Ancient Studies. 2
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 1
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 1
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 4
Bachelor's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 2
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 6
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 12
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 28 $27,000 $280 $37,754 ($3,146) $46,467 ($3,872)
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 3
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 10 $85,928 ($7,161)
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 17
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 3 $49,774 ($4,148)
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 20 $27,000 $286 $18,196 ($1,516) $29,164 ($2,430)
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 9
Bachelor's Degree Music. 14 $25,995 ($2,166)
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 35 $27,000 $286 $69,291 ($5,774) $74,921 ($6,243)
Bachelor's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 37
Bachelor's Degree Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 10
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 2
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 13
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 49 $27,000 $286 $65,953 ($5,496) $85,000 ($7,083)
Bachelor's Degree Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 5
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 22 $26,000 $276 $62,726 ($5,227) $77,596 ($6,466)
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 3
Bachelor's Degree History. 5
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 11 $25,856 ($2,155)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $77,076
Full time faculty: 55%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 12.0

School's endowment start of year: $213,223,331 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $272,717,515 (2022)