FALL 2018 ENROLLMENT
Total enrollment 1,693
Retention rate (first-year) 91%
College of Liberal Arts enrollment 77%
College of Fine Arts enrollment
(Schools of Music, Art and Theatre)
12%
School of Nursing enrollment 12%
Female enrollment 52%
Male enrollment 48%
Out of state enrollment 16%
States represented in enrollment 34
Countries represented in enrollment 22
Race/ethnicity  
           International 6%
           Black/Non-Hispanic 6%
           Native American 0%
           Asian or Pacific Islander 5%
           Hispanic 9%
           White 69%
           Multi-racial 3%
           Other 1%
 
ENTERING CLASS PROFILE
Applications received 3,785
Applications accepted 2,216
Entering first-year students 494
           Female enrollment 51%
           Male enrollment 49%
Test Scores (required):  
           Average Composite ACT score 27
Top 10% of high school class 34%
Average high school GPA (4.0 scale) 3.79
 
ACADEMICS
Majors 50
Pre-professional programs 8
Professional programs
(Music, Art, Theatre, Nursing, Business)
5
Average class size 16
Average lab size 14
Student/faculty ratio 11 to 1
Faculty (Full-time equivalent) 158
Endowed chairs and professors (active) 17
Institutional Grants
 including grants obtained by faculty (FY 2017)
$million
Students studying abroad 40%
Study abroad programs 700+
Academic calendar 4-4-1
 
FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS
University scholarships and grants (2018-19) $36.4 million
Students receiving need-based assistance 69%
Students receiving merit scholarships 29%
Tuition and fees $47,636
Room and board $10,984
 
CAMPUS LIFE
Student organizations 200
Fraternity members 31%
Sorority members 34%
Intercollegiate athletes 31%
Men's intercollegiate athletic teams 11
Women's intercollegiate athletic teams 11
Academic All-Americans
(Among the top 25 in all divisions)
128
 
CAMPUS HOUSING
On-campus living requirement 3 years
Residence halls 12
Fraternity houses 5
Sorority houses 4
 
GRADUATES/ALUMNI
Six-year graduation rate
(national average 59%)
79%
Total alumni 22,719
Alumni living in 50 states and 49 countries
Alumni giving to the University 19%
 
FINANCIAL RESOURCES
Endowment market value
(July 31, 2017)
$215 million
Plant valuation (replacement cost) $248 million
University operating budget (2018-19 proposed) $61 million
Total full-time faculty and staff 468
Acreage 82
Buildings (including residence halls) 54
 
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)