Illinois State University

Address:
North and School Streets, Normal, IL 61790-1000
Phone:
309-438-2111
Website:
http://www.ilstu.edu
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About Illinois State University

Illinois State University is classified as a doctoral-granting research university. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. More than half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25-49% of undergrads reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in over half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. Most of these graduate degrees are awarded in professional fields other than engineering, such as education, health professions, social work, or public policy. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. This institution shows a high number of transfers; at least 20% of entering undergraduates are transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate18,389
 Graduate2,795
 Total21,184
GenderFemale56%
 Male44%
Student Age% Under 2584%
 % 25 and Over16%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time87%
 % Part-time13%
Race/Ethnicity% White82.3%
 % Black5.4%
 % Asian2.0%
 % Latino4.3%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Race Unknown3.7%
 % International student2%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyAdvertising
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal13,671
 % Admitted67%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled35%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT99%
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite22 / 3626 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$40
 Graduate Application Fee$40
 In-State Tuition & Fees$11,417
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$17,957
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid68%
 % Undergraduates with Loans55%
 % Undergraduates with Grants30%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,023
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,436
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,394
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Normal Area

Median Age23.9
Median Household Income$50,465
Total Population52,301
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.4% 52.6%
 Age 0-946.9%53.1%
 Age 10-1753.6%46.4%
 Age 18-2444.5%55.5%
 Age 25-2953.9%46.1%
 Age 30-3952.9%47.1%
 40+50.7%49.3%
Race/Ethnicity% White84.4%
 % Black8.2%
 % Asian2.9%
 % Latino4.6%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.7%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,436
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$600
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50030.9%23.7%8.6%
 $500 to $74937.4%64.1%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%6.2%31.9%
 Over $100031.6%6.0%12.1%
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