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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/

Private
Co-ed
4,506
Undergraduate
Students
(52.7%) 2,373 Women
(47.3%) 2,133 Men
2,000
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
54% of 5,447 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
June 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.48
SAT Math
470-630 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
546 average
470-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
21-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$47,980
Tuition and Fees
$33,430
Room and Board
$10,820
Average Percent of Need Met
92%
Average Freshman Award
$30,715
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$35,284
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
223
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
22% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
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Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.4% Asian
5.3% Black/African-American
20.0% Hispanic/Latino
3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
59.0% White
8.0% Unknown
International Students
1.5% from 26 countries
First-Year Students Returning
80.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
47.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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