Illinois Wesleyan University

Illinois Wesleyan University Ranking

country rank: 524
world rank: 1434

University Overview

Illinois Wesleyan University ranking, established in 1850, is a non-profit private liberal arts university headquartered in Bloomington, Illinois (population range of 50,000-249,999). Illinois Wesleyan University (IWU) is a very limited (Topuniversitieslist registration range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education college formally associated with the Christian-Methodist faith. It is officially approved by the Higher Learning Commission. Illinois Wesleyan University (IWU) provides a variety of courses and services that contribute to formally accredited higher education degrees such as bachelor’s degrees in a variety of fields. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 170-year-old American higher-education college has a preferential admissions process focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. With an acceptance scale of 50-60%, this US higher education institution is considered to be moderately selective. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. Illinois Wesleyan University ranking also offers a library, accommodation, athletic equipment, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, online classes and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services to students.

Illinois Wesleyan University Ranking

University Identity

Name Illinois Wesleyan University
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

Yearly Tuition Range

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

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
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 1312 Park Street Bloomington 61701 (309) 556 3031 800 332 2498

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 United Methodist Church - www.gbhem.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes 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


Institutional Accreditation

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)

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