Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Illinois Wesleyan University (Bloomington, IL)

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Illinois Wesleyan University is ranked 50 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 97 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT NA
Applicants who took ACT 90%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+NA
600-699NA
600+NA

SAT Math Score

700+NA
600-699NA
600+NA

ACT Score

30-3624%
24-2963%
24+87%

Students applied3,841
Students admitted2,236
Admission rate58%

Students per faculty10

4-year graduation rate74%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$45,654
Fees$202
Room and board$10,574
Estimated book expense$800
Total cost$57,230

Cost after need-based aid$31,338
Cost after non-need-based aid$38,990

Average debt at graduation$34,999

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$55,600

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met86%
Average need-based aid$25,892
Average non-need-based aid$18,240

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment1,771

Full-Time

Men819
Women947

Part-Time

Men2
Women3

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 Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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