Illinois State University

Acceptance Rate 82 %
SAT Average 1,120
Tuition & Fees $20,427
Student Population 20,635
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $9,307

Academic Overview

Illinois State University Campus, Normal, IL
Illinois State University is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Normal, Illinois. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 tuition & fees are $12,836 for Illinois residents and $20,427 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 20,635 students are enrolled in. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 82% and the graduation rate is 70% last year.
The salary after graduation from Illinois State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $51,600. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2020 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2019-2020, tuition and fees of Illinois State University are $12,836 for Illinois residents and $20,427 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2020 tuition and fees are $9,753 for in-state students and $11,030 for out-of-state students.
Illinois State University 2020 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2019-2020 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2020 key academic statistics at Illinois State. The acceptance rate of Illinois State is 82% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 29%. The average graduation rate is 70% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $9,307 and 57% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 20,635 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.
[Chart] Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for Illinois State University is 82 %.
Graduation Rate for Illinois State University is 70 %
Retention Rate for Illinois State University is 79 %
Student Population for Illinois State University is 20,635
Student to Faculty Rate for Illinois State University is 20 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $9,307 at Illinois State University.

Offered Degrees

Illinois State offers 160 major programs through online and on-site education where 8 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree772
Post Bachelor's Degree271
Master's Degree395
Post Master's Degree70
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship80
Doctor's degree - professional practice20

Special Learning Opportunities

Illinois State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:5,895)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,516)

Veterans Benefits

Illinois State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges