FALL 2016 ENROLLMENT
Total enrollment 1,771
Retention rate (first-year) 92%
College of Liberal Arts enrollment 78%
College of Fine Arts enrollment
(Schools of Music, Art and Theatre)
12%
School of Nursing enrollment 10%
Female enrollment 54%
Male enrollment 46%
Out of state enrollment 22%
States represented in enrollment 33
Countries represented in enrollment 22
Race/ethnicity  
           International 9%
           Black/Non-Hispanic 4%
           Native American 0%
           Asian or Pacific Islander 4%
           Hispanic 7%
           White 71%
           Multi-racial 3%
           Other 2%
 
ENTERING CLASS PROFILE
Applications received 3,841
Applications accepted 2,236
Entering first-year students 425
           Female enrollment 50%
           Male enrollment 50%
Test Scores (required):  
           Average Composite ACT score 27
Top 10% of high school class 34%
Average high school GPA (4.0 scale) 3.75
 
ACADEMICS
Majors 42
Pre-professional programs 8
Professional programs
(Music, Art, Theatre, Nursing, Business)
5
Average class size 16
Average lab size 11
Student/faculty ratio 10 to 1
Faculty (Full-time equivalent) 170
Endowed chairs and professors (active) 17
Institutional Grants
 including grants obtained by faculty (2015-16)
$3.96 million
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 $43,940
Room and board $10,178
 
CAMPUS LIFE
Student organizations 200
Fraternity members 36%
Sorority members 32%
Intercollegiate athletes 29%
Men's intercollegiate athletic teams 11
Women's intercollegiate athletic teams 11
Academic All-Americans
(Among the top 25 in all divisions)
122
 
CAMPUS HOUSING
On-campus living requirement 3 years
Residence halls 12
Fraternity houses 7
Sorority houses 5
 
GRADUATES/ALUMNI
Six-year graduation rate
(national average 59%)
83%
Graduates earning degree in four years 93%
Total alumni 22,187
Alumni living in 50 states and 49 countries
Alumni giving to the University 22%
 
FINANCIAL RESOURCES
Endowment market value
(July 31, 2016)
$209 million
Plant valuation (replacement cost) $244 million
2016-17 University operating budget $94 million
Total full-time faculty and staff 455
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)