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Illinois College
Jacksonville, IL
Illinois College, founded in 1829, is a church-affiliated institution. Its 62-acre campus is located in Jacksonville, 35 miles west of Springfield.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 958
   Women 506 (52.8%)
   Men 452 (47.2%)
Graduate Students 2
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 54% of 4,462 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.45
SAT Math 443-538 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 403-560 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 19-24 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests     X  
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $42,350
  Tuition and Fees $31,660
  Room and Board $9,190
Average Percent of Need Met 88%
Average Freshman Award $29,911
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Not reported
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 84
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 25% of classes
10-19 students: 50% of classes
20-29 students: 19% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
Jacksonville Population 19,230
Nearest Metropolitan Area St. Louis
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 96% of freshmen, 84% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Blue Boys and Lady Blues
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.1% Asian
12.3% Black/African-American
9.8% Hispanic/Latino
3.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
72.3% White
0.3% Unknown
International Students 4.0%
First-Year Students Returning 77.8%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 59.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported