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Illinois Wesleyan University

Illinois Wesleyan University

1312 Park St, Bloomington, IL 61701
Phone: (309) 556-1000

Illinois Wesleyan University, an very selective,independent, residential, liberal arts university founded in 1850, strives to attain the ideal of a liberal education while providing unique opportunities with its distinctive curricula and programs. A liberal education at Illinois Wesleyan fosters creativity, critical thinking, effective communication, strength of character and a spirit of inquiry; it deepens the specialized knowledge of a discipline with a comprehensive world view. It affords the greatest possibilities for realizing individual potential while preparing students for democratic citizenship and life in a global society. As the University pursues this ideal for all its students, it helps students to follow a wide range of career and life paths, offering diverse curricula in liberal arts, fine arts and professional programs as well as opportunities for interdisciplinary study and off-campus learning. The University through its policies, programs and practices is committed to diversity, social justice and environmental sustainability. A tightly knit, supportive university community, together with a variety of opportunities for close interaction with excellent faculty, both challenges and supports students in their personal and intellectual development.

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School Type:
4-year; Private; Co-ed College
Campus Setting:
Small/Medium City
Total Enrollment:
1,601
Incoming Freshman:
500
Religious Affiliation:
No Religious Affiliation
Applicants Admitted:
61%
Application Deadline:
Not Reported See Admission
Highest Degree Offered:
Bachelors

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