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Illinois College

: We maximize your chance of getting admitted

The smart alternative to applying direct for a degree at Illinois College and the easy way to find programs that match your eligibility and aspirations

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Uni facts

Jacksonville, USA
  • Type
    Private
  • Rank
    5194
  • International students
    69
  • Nationalities
    29
  • Total programs
    16
  • Acceptance rate
    54%

Study abroad at Illinois College

Illinois College (IC) is a small, residential liberal arts college in the heart of the American Midwest. Located in Jacksonville, Illinois, the College has a long and rich history, and was the first college in Illinois to grant a degree in 1835.

IC offers more than 45 areas of study, including majors, minors and online programs. The College boasts small class sizes that allow their faculty to approach academics in a way that maximizes your learning potential.

The campus is set in 80 acres, with extensive residential, academic and sporting facilities available to all students. There are eight residence halls, three dining halls, a gym, fitness center, and various sports fields.

Find & apply to programs at Illinois College

Find programs you love that match your needs & aspirations, where you stand a high chance of acceptance.

Why study at Illinois College?

  • Student-staff ratio

    11:1 student-staff ratio helps each student receive a personalized education

  • Employability

    Nearly 100% of Illinois College students are employed or in graduate school within one year of graduation

Life as an international student

Illinois College welcomes students from all over the world. There are currently 29 different nationalities represented on campus.

You are encouraged to live on campus during your four years as an international student at Illinois College. This is a great way for you to immerse yourself in campus life, get to know other students, and make friends.

The College offers the Academic Bridge program which gives you the chance to improve your English language skills alongside your regular undergraduate coursework for one or two semesters. There are also a host of student clubs and societies you can join to meet new people who share your interests and passions.

Student life & facilities

Group of students planning a presentation in a living room
  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
    • Museum
  • Fitness Centre
    • Spin Studio
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Fitness Classes
    • Sauna / Steam Rooms
    • Swimming Pool
    • Personal Trainers
    • Treatment Rooms
  • No. of All Weather Sports Pitches
    • No. of Swimming pools 1
    • No. of Baseball Pitches 1
    • No. of Golf Coursenumber 1
    • No. of Tennis Courts 10
    • No. of Basketball Courts 1
    • No. of Athletics Track 3
    • No. of volleyball courts 1
  • IT Support
    • Loan Laptops
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Physiotherapy
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
    • Campus Doctor
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Restaurants 3
    • Cafe’s 2
  • Sports Facilities
    • No. of Natural Turf American Football Pitches 1
    • Sport facilities 9
    • No. of Natural Turf Soccer Pitches 1
  • Clubs & Organisations
    • No. of Clubs & Organizations 80
  • Transport
    • Campus parking
    • On-Campus Shuttle
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support
    • Peer & Buddy Program
  • Praying Rooms
    • Language Center
    • Pre sessional English Academic skills courses

How we maximize your chance of getting admitted

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Fees and funding

Fee information

  • Undergraduate tuition: US$32,540 per year
  • Fees (Technology and Activities): US$550

Funding

All admitted students from Studee will receive a scholarship of US$23,000 per year.

Location

Illinois College

Illinois College, 1101 West College Avenue, Jacksonville, IL 62650

Jacksonville is a place where you will feel safe, where you will hang-out with friends at a local restaurant and where you will recognize people as you walk along the sidewalk. This makes Jacksonville a wonderful community in which to live and learn.

Visa requirements for Illinois College

Many international students will require a visa to study in the UK, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

USA student visa requirements