Illinois College: We maximize your chance of getting admitted
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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.
Why study at Illinois College?
- Student-staff ratio
11:1 student-staff ratio helps each student receive a personalized education
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
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Fees and funding
- Undergraduate tuition: US$32,540 per year
- Fees (Technology and Activities): US$550
All admitted students from Studee will receive a scholarship of US$23,000 per year.
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