Lewis University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Lewis University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 6,680 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1932 and is the only school located in Romeoville, Illinois.

Lewis University is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
98
Fair
Lewis University will give you the option to obtain a 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Lewis University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 98 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Nursing, Criminal Justice, Business, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
84%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Lewis University is high at 84% (well above Illinois average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Lewis University is average - 64%.

Student to faculty ratio at Lewis University is pretty good -- 13:1. Read more information on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$29,100
High
Average tuition price is very high - around $29,000 a year. The additional fees at Lewis University (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $100; which comes to a total of $29,100 per academic year.

Read the details about Lewis University 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
62%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 5,728 applications were submitted and 3,542 were accepted; so it is not very hard to become a student at this school.

The school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Lewis University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,300
Medium
Lewis University offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Lewis University, 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
D+
Unsafe
Lewis University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 1,500 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable: approximately $6,300 annually.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Lewis University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Lewis University seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Lewis University Location and Maps



Post Address: Lewis University, One University Parkway, Romeoville, Illinois 60446-2200, USA
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