FALL 2015 ENROLLMENT
Total enrollment 1,842
Retention rate (first-year) 91%
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 20%
States represented in enrollment 33
Countries represented in enrollment 24
Race/ethnicity  
           International 9%
           Black/Non-Hispanic 4%
           Native American 0.1%
           Asian or Pacific Islander 4%
           Hispanic 7%
           White 71%
           Multi-racial 3%
           Other 2%
 
ENTERING CLASS PROFILE
Applications received 3,744
Applications accepted 2,318
Entering first-year students 450
           Female enrollment 56%
           Male enrollment 44%
Test Scores (required):  
           Average Composite ACT score 28
Top 10% of high school class 34%
Average high school GPA (4.0 scale) 3.73
 
ACADEMICS
Majors 42
Pre-professional programs 8
Professional programs
(Music, Art, Theatre, Nursing, Business)
5
Average class size 17
Average lab size 10
Student/faculty ratio 11 to 1
Faculty (FTE) 171
Endowed chairs and professors (active) 17
Institutional Grants
 including grants obtained by faculty (2014-15)
$2.72 million
Faculty books published (2014-15) 7
Faculty scholarly journal articles, presentations
and creative works (2014-15)
101
Student scholarly journals
(Economics, English, History, Political Science)
9
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 $42,490
Room and board $9,796
 
CAMPUS LIFE
Student organizations 200
Fraternity members 28%
Sorority members 32%
Intercollegiate athletes 27%
Men's intercollegiate athletic teams 11
Women's intercollegiate athletic teams 11
Academic All-Americans
(Among the top 20 in all divisions)
117
 
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%)
83%
Graduates earning degree in four years 90%
Total alumni 22,187
Alumni living in 50 states and 49 countries
Alumni giving to the University 24%
 
FINANCIAL RESOURCES
Endowment market value
(June 30, 2015)
$224 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)