Perhaps you think because you've heard of another Wesleyan in another state, you know us. We'd like to politely challenge that. We're the Wesleyan that's ranked #7 in the nation (#1 in Illinois) for placing our graduates in successful careers or grad school*, and the #1 small school with the highest earning graduates in our state!**
* Zippia, 2022
** Zippia, 2018
Our primary focus is opening students' minds and facilitating breakthrough moments, all while preparing them for meaningful careers in diverse fields.
Illinois Wesleyan's undergraduate-only learning environment provides extensive personal attention, with all courses taught by professors and an average class size of 16 students. Experiential learning is a hallmark of Illinois Wesleyan, with two-thirds of our students conducting research and 71 percent completing at least one internship.
Located in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois, combined population about 130,000, we're midway between Chicago, Illinois and St. Louis, Missouri.