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Lewis, founded in 1932, is a church-affiliated university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, and Nursing. Its 350-acre campus is located in Romeoville, 30 miles southwest of Chicago.

Website: www.lewisu.edu/index.htm

Private
Co-ed
4,274
Undergraduate
Students
(50.1%) 2,140 Women
(49.9%) 2,134 Men
2,085
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
64% of 6,674 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
June 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.54
SAT Math
561 average
510-600 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
552 average
500-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
21-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$49,258
Tuition and Fees
$34,478
Room and Board
$11,050
Average Percent of Need Met
91%
Average Freshman Award
$31,341
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$36,653
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
237
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 29% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 24% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Romeoville Population
39,650
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Chicago
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
26% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
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Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.4% Asian
6.0% Black/African-American
22.8% Hispanic/Latino
2.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
59.9% White
3.4% Unknown
International Students
2.1% from 39 countries
First-Year Students Returning
84.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
50.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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