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Illinois Wesleyan University Student Life

Illinois Wesleyan University is on a 82-acre campus in a suburban setting in Bloomington, Illinois. Illinois Wesleyan University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Illinois Wesleyan University also has fraternities and sororities..

Does Illinois Wesleyan University Offer Student Housing?

Illinois Wesleyan University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Illinois Wesleyan University students live on campus. In 2021, 73% of undergrads at Illinois Wesleyan University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 27% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Illinois Wesleyan University. There are 1,617 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,636 undergraduates. On the weekends, about 85% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Illinois Wesleyan University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Illinois Wesleyan University Athletics

At Illinois Wesleyan University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Illinois Wesleyan University:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Lacrosse NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Swimming And Diving NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Track And Field NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Club Teamsheerleading Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Ultimate Frisbee Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Basketball NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Golf NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Soccer NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Tennis NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Volleyball NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3

Is Illinois Wesleyan University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Illinois Wesleyan University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Illinois Wesleyan University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Illinois Wesleyan University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Additionally, Illinois Wesleyan University has emergency response team.

Plan a Visit to Illinois Wesleyan University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Illinois Wesleyan University, take Interstate 39/55/74 to Bloomington, IL. If you need to fly, book your flight to Central Illinois Regional airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Illinois you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Illinois Wesleyan University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Illinois Wesleyan University Students

53%

Women

47%

Men

99%

Full Time

1%

Part Time

82%

In State

18%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

70%

9%

7%

7%

4%

3%

0.49%

0.06%

Undergraduate Students

1,636

Non-Resident / International Students

44

Illinois Wesleyan University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,636

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

57%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$52,512

Out-of-State

$52,512

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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