Illinois College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Illinois College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 955 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1829 and is one of the 3 schools and colleges located in Jacksonville, Illinois.

Illinois College is affiliated with Presbyterian Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
34
Fair
Bachelor's degree and master's degree are offered at Illinois College.

Illinois College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 34 majors. The most popular concentrations are Biology, General Studies, Psychology, Accounting and Finance, and English and Literature. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
79%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Illinois College student retention rate is fair at 79% (above Illinois average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Illinois College is average - 64%.

Student to faculty ratio at Illinois College is good, 11:1. Read more information about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$31,800
High
Average tuition costs are extremely high, $31,200 per academic year. The additional fees at Illinois College (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $600, which makes it a total of $31,800 per year.

Read the details about Illinois College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
61%
According to recent data, 2,431 applications were submitted and 1,471 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get accepted at this school.

The school might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Illinois College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (217) 245-3000 or check Illinois College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,900
Medium
Illinois College provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Illinois College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Illinois College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 900 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low: nearly $4,900 a year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Illinois College seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Illinois College Location and Maps



Post Address: Illinois College, 1101 W College Ave, Jacksonville, Illinois 62650-2299, USA
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