FACTS 2013-14  
 
FALL 2013 ENROLLMENT
Total enrollment 2,009
Retention rate (first-year) 90%
College of Liberal Arts enrollment 79%
College of Fine Arts enrollment 13%
(Schools of Music, Art and Theatre)
School of Nursing enrollment 8%
Female enrollment 56%
Male enrollment 44%
Out of state enrollment 12%
States represented in enrollment 33
Countries represented in enrollment 23
Race/ethnicity  
           International 5%
           Black/Non-Hispanic 5%
           Native American 0.3%
           Asian or Pacific Islander 5%
           Hispanic 6%
           White 74%
           Multi-racial 1%
           Other 4%
 
ENTERING CLASS PROFILE
Applications received 3,556
Applications accepted 2,076
Entering first-year students 529
           Female enrollment 52%
           Male enrollment 48%
Test Scores (required):  
           Average Composite SAT-I score 1210
           Average Composite ACT score 28
Top 10% of high school class 45%
Average high school GPA (4.0 scale) 3.73
 
ACADEMICS  
Majors 42
Pre-professional programs 8
Professional programs 5
(Music, Art, Theatre, Nursing, Business)  
Average class size 17
Average lab size 15
Student/faculty ratio 11 to 1
Faculty (FTE) 183
Endowed chairs and professors (active) 11
Institutional Grants  $5.4 million
including grants obtained by faculty (2012-13)  
Faculty books published (2012-13) 3
Faculty scholarly journal articles, presentations 95
and creative works (2012-13)  
Student scholarly journals 7
(Economics, English, History, Political Science)  
Students studying abroad 1 in 2
Study abroad programs 300+
Academic calendar 4-4-1
 
FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS
University scholarships and grants (2013-14) $34 million
Students receiving need-based assistance 63%
Students receiving merit scholarships 33%
Tuition and fees $39,316
Room and board $9,136
 
CAMPUS LIFE
Student organizations 185
Fraternity members 32%
Sorority members 30%
Intercollegiate athletes 25%
Men's intercollegiate athletic teams 11
Women's intercollegiate athletic teams 11
Academic All-Americans 115
(among the top 10 in all divisions)  
 
CAMPUS HOUSING  
On-campus living requirement 2 years
Residence halls 12
Fraternity houses 6
Sorority houses 5
 
GRADUATES/ALUMNI
Six-year graduation rate 78%
(national average 57%)  
Graduates earning degree in four years 91%
Total alumni 21,326
Alumni living in 50 states and 52 countries
Alumni giving to the University 22%
 
FINANCIAL RESOURCES  
Endowment market value $214 million
(July 31, 2013)  
Plant valuation (replacement cost) $260.9 million
2013-14 University operating budget $90 million
Total full-time faculty and staff 450
Acreage 81.98
Buildings (including residence halls) 53
 
ACCREDITATION & MEMBERSHIPS
Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Annapolis Group, a consortium of the nation's leading liberal arts colleges
National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU)
College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW)