Illinois State University

Illinois State University is located in Illinois, Springfield.

It is ranked as #127 in Best National University.

Kiplinger ranking is 97.

It is a public University.

Illinois State University offers following types of degrees and certificate programs:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree in research
  • Doctor's degree for professional practice

Acceptance rate at Illinois State University for undergraduate program was 89.18%.

Last year, 12886 students applied for undergraduate program and 11492 got accepted.

Acceptance rate of 89.18% makes it not so competitive to get admission.

2528 enrolled in graduate programs, which includes on campus and online Master's programs.

351 are reported as enrolled exclusively in distance education and 124 are enrolled in at least one distance education course, but not all distance education.

Illinois State University had 19739 students enrolled in undergraduate programs.

302 students were enrolled in top 5 Masters degree programs.

Illinois State University offers 47 graduate programs specialization.

Illinois State University does not have an open admission policy. It’s admission process is relatively easy.

Participation in departmental activities (including seminars and workshops) is one of the job descriptions for students who have been awarded a GA position. Students successfully completing this sequence should be competitive for admission into Ph.D. programs and or for acquiring bioenergy-related jobs in industry, non-profits, government agencies, or academia. These experiences often lead to full-time job offers. Students from the Health Sciences health education program find jobs quickly after graduation in local schools, hospitals, public health departments, volunteer agencies, and private health organizations. Employers seek Illinois State students to fill graphic communications jobs.


Illinois State University has been ranked 127.

Kiplinger College Outstate rankings rank Illinois State University at 97

and Kiplinger College instate rankings Illinois State University at 99


Acceptance Rate: 81.94%


Tuition for Graduate Programs: $9,233

Under Graduate Program Tuition: $18,138

Financial Aid

Average Amount of Financial Aid Awarded: $9,381

Average Amount of Institutional Aid Awarded: $5,263

Illinois State University most popular Master's Degree programs with respect to student count are

Curriculum and Instruction : 64
Accounting , Accountancy : 64
Health and Physical Education : 43
Audiology, Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology, Pathologist : 38
Information Technology : 36

Illinois State University most popular under graduate programs with respect to student count are

Marketing Management : 258
Elementary Education and Teaching : 210
Accounting , Accountancy : 207
Finance : 182
Registered Nurse : 180