Illinois Wesleyan
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A Solid Investment
A degree from Illinois Wesleyan is highly valued. And profitable. When you evaluate colleges, consider more than your expected financial contribution up front. Look at everything you get in the bargain, now and in life dividends. Compared to national averages, more Illinois Wesleyan graduates finish their degree in four years, begin meaningful careers within six months of graduation, and earn significantly higher salaries. See for yourself and compare us at


You're Gonna Love It Here!
Experiential Learning
Experiential Learning
You'll have ample access to real-world learning through internships, study abroad, and research, with distinctive experiences that directly prepare you for success after IWU.
If you revel in the posing of an insightful question just as much as an answer, you're in great company at Illinois Wesleyan.
Graduate Success
Graduate Success
We've got bragging rights in job-placement rates, graduate school acceptance, on-time graduation rates, and high starting salaries for our grads.


There's a reason Bloomington-Normal has been ranked among the top 10 college towns in the U.S. by Business Insider. Come see why for yourself! Arrange a campus visit – you can check with your admissions counselor to see if you qualify for a travel voucher.

National Value Rankings

Kiplinger's ranks Illinois Wesleyan among its Best Values in the nation's private liberal arts colleges, and we've been included in The Princeton Review's annual listing of Best Colleges every year since the list's inception in 1989. See more.

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