Prospective Students

Why Illinois Wesleyan University?

international students

Illinois Wesleyan is a highly selective liberal arts university founded in 1850.  It has become one of the top liberal arts institutions in the nation. Illinois Wesleyan's 2,000 undergraduate students come from across the US and from countries around the globe, and our graduates can be found in all 50 states and 52 nations.

Illinois Wesleyan produces successful graduates by offering top academics, highlighted by superb faculty providing individual attention in small classes, all within the backdrop of a fantastic campus. There are many aspects of the Illinois Wesleyan experience that might interest you.

Find out more about why you should choose Illinois Wesleyan here.

What is a liberal arts education?

A liberal arts education teaches general knowledge and develops a student's rational thought and intellectual capabilities through a curriculum of humanities, social sciences, sciences, and mathematics, unlike the professional, vocational, and technical curricula emphasizing specialization.

Find out more about the liberal arts at Illinois Wesleyan here.