With our broad-based areas of study, renowned pre-professional programs and holistic learning environments, you'll be prepared to adapt in an ever-changing world.
At Illinois Wesleyan, you'll be part of a community, reaping the benefits of close interactions with faculty and fellow undergraduates (only undergraduates) in small classes.
You'll have ample access to real-world learning through internships, study abroad, and research, with distinctive experiences that directly prepare you for success after IWU.
We've got bragging rights in job-placement rates, graduate school acceptance, on-time graduation rates, and high starting salaries for our grads.
Hang out with new-found friends, discover your leadership potential and enjoy rich co-curricular experiences.
"I have never had so much fun doing things I love and advocating for things I'm passionate about. Wesleyan is the total package. Here, I am supported, challenged, and pushed to get involved. Illinois Wesleyan has brought out a better me and I can't wait to see what the next couple of years hold."Lauryn Lingad '21 Nursing Major
At Illinois Wesleyan, you count - and you'll find faculty and staff who recognize your spark and help you break through to your potential.
Some of the most impactful figures in fiction are identified in a new book, The 100 Greatest Literary Characters, written by R. Forrest Colwell Chair of English at Illinois Wesleyan University James Plath, along with co-authors Gail Sinclair and Kirk Curnutt.