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Illinois State University

School Profile

  • Illinois State UniversityPublic Four-year University in Normal, IL
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  • Acceptance Rate: 64%
  • Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 18,065
First-year Undergraduate Students: 3,394
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 17,997
Graduate Students: 2,734

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Agribusiness Operations
  • Bachelor of Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Art - General
  • Bachelor of Athletic Training/Sports Medicine
  • Bachelor of Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Business Administration/Management
  • Bachelor of Business Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Bachelor of Computer Networking/Telecommunications
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Criminal Justice Studies
  • Bachelor of Drama/Theater Arts
  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of Environmental Health
  • Bachelor of Exercise Sciences
  • Bachelor of Family/Consumer Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Finance/Banking
  • Bachelor of Fine/Studio Arts
  • Bachelor of Foreign Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of French
  • Bachelor of General Studies
  • Bachelor of Geography
  • Bachelor of Geology
  • Bachelor of German
  • Bachelor of Health Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of Industrial Technology
  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Insurance/Risk Management
  • Bachelor of International Business
  • Bachelor of Journalism
  • Bachelor of Junior High Education
  • Bachelor of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Bachelor of Management Science
  • Bachelor of Marketing Management
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Medical Records Administration
  • Bachelor of Music - General
  • Bachelor of Music - General Performance
  • Bachelor of Music History/Literature
  • Bachelor of Music Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Nursing (RN)
  • Bachelor of Occupational Health/Industrial Hygiene
  • Bachelor of Parks/Leisure Facilities Management
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Physical Education
  • Bachelor of Physics
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Public Relations
  • Bachelor of Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Spanish
  • Bachelor of Special Education
  • Bachelor of Speech/Rhetorical Studies
  • Bachelor of Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology
  • Bachelor of Technology/Industrial Arts Education

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $10,701
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $16,461

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • SAT Reasoning Test/ACT: Required
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 550
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 213
  • TOEFL (paper) average score: 594
  • Average TOEFL Score (Computer-based): 262
  • TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: 95


Member: NCAA
Team name: Redbirds


  • Ranked #160 National Universities
  • Ranked #222 Best Undergraduate Business Programs
  • Ranked #85 Top Public Schools
  • Ranked #206 High School Counselor Rankings
  • Ranked #166 Part-time M.B.A.
  • Ranked #104 Best Education Schools
  • Ranked #55 Audiology
  • Ranked #207 Biological Sciences
  • Ranked #110 English
  • Ranked #134 Fine Arts
  • Ranked #166 Nursing
  • Ranked #195 Psychology
  • Ranked #112 Social Work
  • Ranked #113 Speech-Language Pathology

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Admissions Address

Campus Box 2200
Normal, IL 61790-2200
(309) 438-2181
(800) 366-2478
Fax: (309) 438-3932
Contact: Molly Arnold
Director of Admissions

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 67%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 67%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 13,671
Female applicants 8,272
Male applicants 5,399
Applicants accepted 9,141
Female applicants accepted 5,622
Male applicants accepted 3,519
Freshman enrollment 3,190
Female freshman enrollment 1,922
Male freshman enrollment 1,268
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list Yes
Applicants placed on wait list 597
Students accepting place on wait list 596
Students accepted from wait list 111

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA 100%
Average high school GPA 3.4
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range N/A
GPA breakdown

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores N/A
SAT Critical Reading average score N/A
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range N/A
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown N/A
SAT Math average score N/A
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: N/A
SAT Math score breakdown N/A
SAT Writing average score N/A
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range N/A
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 99%
Average ACT Composite score 24
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 22-26
ACT Composite score breakdown
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 21-26
ACT English score breakdown
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 21-26
ACT Math score breakdown

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