Why Illinois Wesleyan is the right choice to discover and pursue your passions
Kiplinger's Personal Finance calls us a best value, the Economist reports our graduates earn top dollar and U.S. News & World Report puts us in the top-tier of national liberal arts colleges, here's why ...
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.
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. Here’s what just a few have to say about Illinois Wesleyan and our students' ranking.
U.S. News & World Report
U.S. News & World Report ranked Illinois Wesleyan 72 nd among national liberal arts colleges. Illinois Wesleyan consistently ranks high in student selectivity and in graduation and retention rates, which are key measures of student and institutional quality.
Illinois Wesleyan is No. 50 among national liberal arts colleges on Washington Monthly’s 2015 college rankings, which are based on students’ social mobility, research and service.
In its first-ever college ranking, The Economist named Illinois Wesleyan graduates as top earners – 1st of any Illinois institution and in the top 6 percent nationally – among 1,275 four-year colleges and universities, based on a broad range of data in the recently available U.S. Department of Education’s College Scorecard.
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Kiplinger's ranks Illinois Wesleyan the 51st best value among the nation's private liberal arts colleges in its "Best Value Rankings" for 2016, and in the top 8 percent among all colleges and universities. This marks the ninth consecutive year that Wesleyan has been included among the national leaders in this ranking of academic quality and affordability.
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.
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!