FALL 2014 ENROLLMENT
Total enrollment 1,893
Retention rate (first-year) 90%
College of Liberal Arts enrollment 79%
College of Fine Arts enrollment
(Schools of Music, Art and Theatre)
12%
School of Nursing enrollment 9%
Female enrollment 56%
Male enrollment 44%
Out of state enrollment 18%
States represented in enrollment 33
Countries represented in enrollment 25
Race/ethnicity  
           International 8%
           Black/Non-Hispanic 5%
           Native American 0.3%
           Asian or Pacific Islander 4%
           Hispanic 7%
           White 71%
           Multi-racial 2%
           Other 3%
 
ENTERING CLASS PROFILE
Applications received 3,427
Applications accepted 2,071
Entering first-year students 455
           Female enrollment 57%
           Male enrollment 43%
Test Scores (required):  
           Average Composite SAT-I score 1247
           Average Composite ACT score 27
Top 10% of high school class 38%
Average high school GPA (4.0 scale) 3.77
 
ACADEMICS
Majors 43
Pre-professional programs 8
Professional programs
(Music, Art, Theatre, Nursing, Business)
5
Average class size 17
Average lab size 14
Student/faculty ratio 11 to 1
Faculty (FTE) 174
Endowed chairs and professors (active) 15
Institutional Grants
 including grants obtained by faculty (2013-14)
$2.9 million
Faculty books published (2013-14) 6
Faculty scholarly journal articles, presentations
and creative works (2013-14)
106
Student scholarly journals
(Economics, English, History, Political Science)
7
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 $40,844
Room and board $9,446
 
CAMPUS LIFE
Student organizations 200
Fraternity members 32%
Sorority members 30%
Intercollegiate athletes 25%
Men's intercollegiate athletic teams 11
Women's intercollegiate athletic teams 11
Academic All-Americans
(Among the top 20 in all divisions)
116
 
CAMPUS HOUSING
On-campus living requirement 3 years
Residence halls 12
Fraternity houses 6
Sorority houses 5
 
GRADUATES/ALUMNI
Six-year graduation rate
(national average 59%)
81%
Graduates earning degree in four years 90%
Total alumni 21,674
Alumni living in 50 states and 52 countries
Alumni giving to the University 23%
 
FINANCIAL RESOURCES
Endowment market value
(July 31, 2014)
$230 million
Plant valuation (replacement cost) $260.9 million
2014-15 University operating budget $93 million
Total full-time faculty and staff 450
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)