Why Illinois Wesleyan

is the right choice to discover and pursue your passions

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One-of-a-kind academic program, exclusively undergraduate

with 81 majors, minors and programs all grounded in the liberal arts & sciences, a great business program, nationally known professional schools of art, music, theatre and nursing and eight highly regarded pre-professional programs.

2

Distinctive experiential-learning opportunities

that include a special study abroad tuition program that makes studying around the world affordable for most students, a vibrant undergraduate research program, unique internship opportunities, the Action Research Center, May Term and more.

3

Great campus and community

that offers 194 student organizations, 22 varsity teams, hundreds of campus activities and two of the top college towns in the country.

4

National Reputation

that will make a difference whether your next step is graduate or professional school or beginning your career.

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Students, exclusively undergraduates

80+

Majors, minors and programs

66%

Of recent graduates had an internship

50%

Study Abroad

1in3

are in fraternities and sororities

11-1

student-faculty ratio

National Reputation

There are nearly 3,800 four-year colleges and universities in the nation, and a plethora of magazines, guidebooks and experts that seek to identify the best ones. The data shows Illinois Wesleyan among the top in the country.

PayScale

The Economist placed our grads in the top 6 percent nationally among 1,275 four-year colleges and universities, and PayScale's 2015-16 College Salary Report ranked Illinois Wesleyan business majors No. 3 in mid-career earning power.

Kiplinger's Personal Finance

Kiplinger's calls Illinois Wesleyan the 51st best value among the nation's private liberal arts colleges in its 2016 ”Best Value Rankings.” This marks the ninth consecutive year that Wesleyan has been included among the national leaders in this ranking of academic quality and affordability.

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Leo Martinez '15

“From the passionate professors to the students and friendly staff… Illinois Wesleyan was exactly what I needed: great people and a great campus.”

Leo Martinez, business administration major with a concentration in management

Why Illinois Wesleyan?

Get an inside look at Illinois Wesleyan from alumni, students and faculty as they share their experiences and explain why they chose to join the Titan family.

After Graduation

What happens after classes?

During a campus visit, it's very difficult to show you everything that goes on during the course of a school year, so we put together this short video with some highlights of student life. Whether it's music, athletics, Greek life, volunteerism, theater, checking out the local community or simply hanging out with your friends, there's always something to do when classes are done!

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Concerts and other student events at the Hansen Student Center