Illinois College

Illinois College (IC) is an American Private college located in Jacksonville, Illinois. The university was founded in 1829 and has a dedicated faculty through which it offers bachelor’s degree in education.
  • Average Tuition USD 32,540
  • Acceptance Rate 55%
  • Students 947
  • International Students 5.17%
  • Total Annual Cost USD 37,730
  • Intakes August, mid-January
  • Application Deadline June 1,December 1
  • Transfer yes
  • Campus Setting Suburban

School Description

Illinois College is home to approximately 1, 000 students from over 30 countries around the world and offers bachelor's degree programs in a wide range of subject areas including biological and biomedical sciences, business, management, marketing, psychology, English language and literature. Through IC's innovative curriculum, key skills such as civic engagement and problem-solving are embedded in the students. Global learning is encouraged at IC through its Breakaway programs for 3-4 weeks or study abroad programs for a semester which gives students an opportunity to be part of an inclusive and diverse community. IC has several housing options available to students which include seven centrally located residence halls, 23 apartments, and nine campus-owned houses. The accommodations are all outfitted with air conditioners, cable TV, free in-house printing and common lounges. Students also have access to dining rooms, libraries, recreation centers, career services, and seminars. IC students can get involved in a range of extracurricular and co-curricular activities such as leadership programs, volunteer programs, student organizations, community service, historic literary societies and many more!
  • 01IC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
  • 02IC is ranked as a national leader in the liberal arts education in the U.S (U.S News & World Report, 2018)
  • 03Approximately 100 percent of IC graduates are employed or enrolled in further studies one year after graduation.

Bachelor Programs

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    Accounting

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

  • 1101 W College Ave, Jacksonville, IL 62650, United States

    Actuarial Science

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Actuarial Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and statistical methods in insurance, finance and other industries and professions.

  • 1101 W College Ave, Jacksonville, IL 62650, United States

    Agribusiness

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Agriculture. The program offers courses that focus on forestry, horticulture, plant breeding, soil science, and plant nutrition.

  • 1101 W College Ave, Jacksonville, IL 62650, United States

    Agribusiness

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Agriculture. The program offers courses that focus on forestry, horticulture, plant breeding, soil science, and plant nutrition.

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    Art

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of art history; art theory and criticism; performing arts; 2D art; 3D art; digital art; photography, and architectural modelmaking.

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    Biochemistry

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Biochemistry. The program offers courses that focus on investigating enzyme reactions, mechanisms of gene regulation, chemical signaling pathways, and cellular structure at the molecular level.

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    Biology

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant DNA technology.

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    Business Administration

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

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    Chemistry

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

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    Communication and Rhetorical Studies

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Communication. The program offers courses that focus on public relations, connectivity and culture, multimedia, digital analytics, communication law and ethics, creative writing, and media design.

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    Computer Science

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

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    Criminal Justice

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Criminal Justice. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history and theory of law enforcement; operational command leadership; administration of public police organizations; labor relations; incident response strategies; legal and regulatory responsibilities; budgeting; public relations; and organizational leadership.

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    Dual Languages

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of language development, and the relationship between languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective.

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    Economics

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Economics. The program offers courses that focus on microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics, economic statistics, history of economic thought and political economy.

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    Editing and Publishing

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of Media Production. The program offers courses that focus on the study of computer and telecommunications technologies and processes; the design and development of digital communications; marketing and distribution; digital communications regulation, law, and policy; digital media; documentary-making; film-making; and TV production.

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    Education

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

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    Engineering

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical, scientific and technological principles in reference to the design of engines, machines, structures, and electrical systems.

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    English

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and literature.

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    Environmental Studies

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

  • 1101 W College Ave, Jacksonville, IL 62650, United States

    Environmental Studies

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

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    Finance

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Finance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of core business disciplines such as management, accounting, and marketing.

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    French

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that develop students' French conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

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    Health Sciences

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Health Science. The program includes the study, research, and knowledge of health and the application of knowledge to improve health and cure diseases. The program offers courses that focus on human anatomy, chemistry, biology, pharmacology and public health.

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    History

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge of History. The program offers courses that focus on developing an awareness of differing political, cultural, social, and economic structures in past societies and their interrelationship.

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    Individualized Studies

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program equips students with the skills to think analytically, effectively solve problems, and adapt to different work environments. This interdisciplinary program is highly valued by employers because the courses offered in the program focus on the professional development of students in the contemporary workplace.

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    International Studies

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts and practical application of the principles of International Relations, politics and international institutions. The program offers courses that focus on the study of foreign policy analysis; international law and organization; the comparative study of specific countries and regions; and the theory and practice of diplomacy.

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    Japanese Studies

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Cultural Studies. The program offers courses that focus on culture; racial and ethnic issues; gender and popular culture; culture and media; and culture and globalization.

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    Literature

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of English Literature. The program offers courses that focus on analyzing passages, and relating texts to cultural, social, historical and political contexts.

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    Management

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy.

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    Management Information Systems

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program equips students with comprehensive knowledge of the fundamentals of information management, information systems, and electronic business.

  • 1101 W College Ave, Jacksonville, IL 62650, United States

    Marketing

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of marketing research and consumer behavior. The program offers courses that focus on the study of demand analysis; profit relationships; pricing theory; marketing campaigns and strategic planning; market segments; advertising methods; and sales operations and management.

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    Mathematics

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Mathematics. The program offers courses that focus on algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

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    Music

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

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    Neuroscience

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Neuroscience. The program offers courses that focus on the study of physiology, molecular biology, cytology, developmental biology, and mathematical modeling to study the structure and function of the nervous system.

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    Nursing

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nursing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biology, physiology, chemistry, and anatomy. The program also includes a practical clinical component.

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    Physics

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as the primary language to communicate concepts.

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    Political Science

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Political Science. The program offers courses that focus on understanding political ideas, ideologies, institutions, policies, processes, and behavior. As well as groups, classes, government, diplomacy, law, strategy, and war.

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    Psychology

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

  • 1101 W College Ave, Jacksonville, IL 62650, United States

    Public History

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge of History. The program offers courses that focus on developing an awareness of differing political, cultural, social, and economic structures in past societies and their interrelationship.

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    Sociology

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Sociology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of family; religion; media; global development; and methods of research.

  • 1101 W College Ave, Jacksonville, IL 62650, United States

    Spanish

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    The program offers courses that develop students' Spanish conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

  • 1101 W College Ave, Jacksonville, IL 62650, United States

    Sports Management

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of athletic management; adult fitness; and recreation leadership.

  • 1101 W College Ave, Jacksonville, IL 62650, United States

    Theatre

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Drama. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history of theatre; dramatic literature; dramatic styles; and the analysis of theatre plays. Students are also offered performance-focused courses in acting, musical theatre, costume design and stage management.

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    Writing

    USD 32,540 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of English Composition. The program offers courses that focus on the principles of writing in effective sentences, paragraphs, and essays.

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Rankings

  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 735
  • US News (Liberal Arts)
    US News (Liberal Arts) 143
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 599

Admission Requirements

  • Avg Aid to Undergraduate 19869
  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 79
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • Minimum SAT 1040
  • Minimum ACT 20

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    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    IC offers merit-based scholarships to international students with strong academic achievements and test scores, and to be considered for scholarships, students are required to apply before the deadline.

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    Established in 1829

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    IC is ranked among the top 600 colleges by Forbes (Forbes, 2018)

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          • Testimony
            1972-1976, BS

            Balanced Education

            The education received at a small liberal arts institution prepares individuals to succeed on two levels, professional and personal. Success comes from working well with others. Illinois College has an atmosphere that incourages interaction at many levels, and that prepares people to succed in life.

          • Testimony
            1968-1974, BS, Math, PE, Secondary ED

            A "Fantastic" education experience!

            Illinois College was perfect for a young man who was not certain of his path upon graduation. The liberal arts foundation was broad enough to allow my path to eventually follow one of many options. IC Football nutured my competitive spirit. Simply a wonderful midwestern institution of higher learning.

          • Testimony
            1987-1992, BS

            Excellent Curriculm

            Small class sizes allowed for greater one on one assistance with the professors when required.