International Students You are Welcome Here

A Helping Hand

Illinois Wesleyan University is committed to diversifying and internationalizing both the campus and curriculum. The International Office supports this effort through International Advising. We actively guide and support international students and scholars from admissions through post-graduate planning. Providing a welcome and inclusive environment, IWU values the distinctive contribution of our international students. Academic rigor with the intimate support of a small university equips you with the perfect environment for success.

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Application Requirements

Make sure you have all the documents you need to apply for IWU by following this checklist! If you've already gathered all these materials, start your application today.


With the depth and breadth of interdisciplinary learning experiences here, you'll develop habits of inquiry, clear communication and adaptable problem-solving that will empower you to go into the world with the skills that employers and graduate schools are seeking.

Scholarship & Financial Aid

Illinois Wesleyan is able to award a small number of merit and need-based scholarships for international students in each first-year entering class.