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Colleges / Illinois Wesleyan University

Illinois Wesleyan University

Bloomington, IL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate45%
Acceptance Rate45%

About Illinois Wesleyan University

Illinois Wesleyan University is a private, nonprofit school in the suburb of Bloomington, Illinois. Illinois Wesleyan University was founded in 1850. The college currently enrolls around 1,653 students a year, including 1,653 undergrads.

Illinois Wesleyan University Acceptance Rate

It is very difficult to get into Illinois Wesleyan University. Around 45% of applicants get into Illinois Wesleyan University each year. Out of 4,543 applications received in 2022, 2,055 students were offered admission.

Illinois Wesleyan University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 45%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate 79%
Average GPA 3.9
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 79%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 33%

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Illinois Wesleyan University is locatedin the town of Bloomington, Illinois,.

If you would like to see Illinois Wesleyan University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 39/55/74 to Bloomington, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Central Illinois Regional.

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College Info

PO Box 2900 Bloomington, IL 61702-2900

Campus Setting: Suburban

Illinois Wesleyan University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Jun 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Illinois Wesleyan University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Illinois Wesleyan University is Jun 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Illinois Wesleyan University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1130 - 1320


Math SAT Range

530 - 640


Reading SAT Range

580 - 670

Illinois Wesleyan University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Illinois Wesleyan University is like? There are approximately 1,653 students enrolled at Illinois Wesleyan University. 100% percent of students attend school full-time, 81% percent are from IL and 19% percent of students are from other states.


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