The Liberal Arts at Illinois Wesleyan

A liberal arts education at Illinois Wesleyan allows our students to discover the interconnectedness of knowledge through a challenging course of study beyond their majors.


We place emphasis on developing their

  • Critical thinking and communications skills,
  • Strengthening their cultural literacy, and
  • Helping them to become more globally aware and ethically grounded.

Illinois Wesleyan prides itself on producing graduates who are

  • Well-rounded,
  • Broadly educated individuals with a spirit of inquiry, who can successfully
  • Adapt to the demands of a rapidly changing and complex world.