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Illinois State University

Normal, IL

According to its mission statement, Illinois State University "promote[s] the highest academic standards in our teaching, scholarship, public service and the connections we build among them. We devote all of our resources and energies to creating the most supportive and productive community possible to serve the citizens of Illinois and beyond." [Source]

Website: http://www.ilstu.edu/

C

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17,674
Undergraduate
Enrollment
48%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$15,319
In-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)
$26,843
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)

19:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
3.6%
Student Loan Default Rate
General Education Requirements

Composition

YES

Literature

NO

Foreign Language

NO

U.S. Government/History

NO

Economics

NO

Mathematics

YES

Science

YES


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Curriculum last evaluated: 9/26/2022

2021-22 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.