Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Illinois Wesleyan University (Bloomington, IL)

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Illinois Wesleyan University is ranked 55 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 104 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT NA
Applicants who took ACT 89%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+NA
600-699NA
600+NA

SAT Math Score

700+NA
600-699NA
600+NA

ACT Score

30-3626%
24-2959%
24+85%

Students applied3,744
Students admitted2,318
Admission rate62%

Students per faculty11

4-year graduation rate78%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$43,940
Fees$202
Room and board$10,178
Estimated book expense$800
Total cost$55,120

Cost after need-based aid$30,900
Cost after non-need-based aid$38,184

Average debt at graduation$35,219

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$54,400

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met85%
Average need-based aid$24,220
Average non-need-based aid$16,936

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment1,842

Full-Time

Men808
Women1,020

Part-Time

Men7
Women7

Freshmen retained93%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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