At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1895
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $11,453
  • Selectivity
  • More Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Public
  • Religious Affiliation
  • N/A
Location and setting

Town

Charleston, IL

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

August 8

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 47%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 9%
  • Application Fee
  • $30
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

66%

Top half of HS class

31%

Top quarter of HS class

11%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • N/A
  • Math
  • N/A
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 18-24
  • English
  • 18-24
  • Math
  • 17-24
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

More Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 46%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 9%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 5,957

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$11,453

Tuition and fees (in state)

$150

books and supplies

$9,546

room and board

$21,149

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$15,725

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$150

books and supplies

$9,546

room and board

$25,421

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $12,559
  • $30-$48K
  • $11,695
  • $48-$75K
  • $14,967
  • $75-$110K
  • $19,853
  • $110 & UP
  • $20,673
Financial aid

95%

Receiving Financial Aid

49%

Receiving Federal Grants

69%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: August 8

Student Life

Student Body

5,957

Total undergrad enrollment

1,458

Total grad students

10%

Out-of-state

87%

In-state

3%

International
Students

  • 61%

    FEMALE

  • 39

    MALE
Organizations

260

Student Organizations

15

Fraternities

13

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

48%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 1%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 19%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 7%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 67%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

14:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

424

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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