FALL 2017 ENROLLMENT
Total enrollment 1,649
Retention rate (first-year) 89%
College of Liberal Arts enrollment 78%
College of Fine Arts enrollment
(Schools of Music, Art and Theatre)
11%
School of Nursing enrollment 11%
Female enrollment 55%
Male enrollment 45%
Out of state enrollment 21%
States represented in enrollment 32
Countries represented in enrollment 23
Race/ethnicity  
           International 8%
           Black/Non-Hispanic 5%
           Native American 0%
           Asian or Pacific Islander 6%
           Hispanic 8%
           White 69%
           Multi-racial 2%
           Other 1%
 
ENTERING CLASS PROFILE
Applications received 3,697
Applications accepted 2,250
Entering first-year students 378
           Female enrollment 56%
           Male enrollment 44%
Test Scores (required):  
           Average Composite ACT score 27
Top 10% of high school class 39%
Average high school GPA (4.0 scale) 3.74
 
ACADEMICS
Majors 42
Pre-professional programs 8
Professional programs
(Music, Art, Theatre, Nursing, Business)
5
Average class size 15
Average lab size 14
Student/faculty ratio 10 to 1
Faculty (Full-time equivalent) 159
Endowed chairs and professors (active) 17
Institutional Grants
 including grants obtained by faculty (FY 2017)
$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) $36.2 million
Students receiving need-based assistance 65%
Students receiving merit scholarships 33%
Tuition and fees $45,856
Room and board $10,574
 
CAMPUS LIFE
Student organizations 200
Fraternity members 32%
Sorority members 34%
Intercollegiate athletes 37%
Men's intercollegiate athletic teams 11
Women's intercollegiate athletic teams 11
Academic All-Americans
(Among the top 25 in all divisions)
125
 
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%)
78%
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, 2017)
$207 million
Plant valuation (replacement cost) $248 million
2016-17 University operating budget $96 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)