Normal, IL
Illinois State University


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Recent Reviews

Diana
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My first impression of Illinois State University was wonderful, because I could tell that the people showing me around really...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

My first impression of Illinois State University was wonderful, because I could tell that the people showing me around really cared about their school. I have multiple teachers that went there and are willing to sing Illinois State University's praises. It has made me want to go there.

Olivia
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I absolutely love Illinois State. I chose it because it was close​ enough to home but far enough away to be my own person and...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I absolutely love Illinois State. I chose it because it was close​ enough to home but far enough away to be my own person and the Creative Writing program had positive reviews. I always feel safe on campus, even at night. Although I have had some tough classes, I always had professors that were willing to help and wanted me to succeed.

Barbara
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Illinois state has many clubs and groups to get involved with, although it's a big school it has a small school feel and it's...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Illinois state has many clubs and groups to get involved with, although it's a big school it has a small school feel and it's not hard to get involved. The campus is great and is over all a beautiful campus, the classes and teachers are great and very interesting

Xavier
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In all honsesty Illinois State was not my first choice in schools. However I’m very happy with my decision to attend school h...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

In all honsesty Illinois State was not my first choice in schools. However I’m very happy with my decision to attend school here. There are so many activities, such a great learning atmosphere, the academics are top notch and the campus and city are spectacular. There’s so much to do!

Olivia
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Someone who should not attend this school is someone who is not ready to leave home and undergo many hard changes. All rangin...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Someone who should not attend this school is someone who is not ready to leave home and undergo many hard changes. All ranging from having to put up with living conditions you hate to dining and other things you probably will not like as well. Also this school is not suited for people who are not use to or not okay with living in poorer environments. This environment is more on the lower class side so that is something to consider.

Sarell
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love it, great environment, resources and teaching. There are on going opportunities that are provided through the universi...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love it, great environment, resources and teaching. There are on going opportunities that are provided through the university. Chances to get involved socially, get a foot in the work force, and even civicly engage yourself. If I could go through the college application process again I would choose Illinois State all over again.

emilija
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I have no regrets attending Illinois State University. I was a bit nervous coming to Illinois State because the University di...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I have no regrets attending Illinois State University. I was a bit nervous coming to Illinois State because the University did have a reputation, at least from where I am from, that it is a very big party school and that I would be tempted to prioritize partying over schoolwork. From my experience I have deemed the aforementioned to not be true. My academic work became impeccable after I utilized the academic resources made available to the University students and joining a registered student organization truly helped me succeed in my academic work. The classrooms are small and the professors are always available -- I love attending Illinois State University.

Kyle
What is your overall opinion of this school?

The school is good and has many different avenues for you to pursue a career. If you're entering this school with a career fo...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The school is good and has many different avenues for you to pursue a career. If you're entering this school with a career focus you have the ability to succeed, but you need to make it a point to put yourself out there and find the things that will help you. The resources are there you just need to be willing to find them.

Tyler
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I think it is an amazing school with so many opportunities. The class sizes are small enough to feel like you can get that on...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I think it is an amazing school with so many opportunities. The class sizes are small enough to feel like you can get that one on one help every once in a while but not so small that it feels like your in the desert with no one else around. Everyone is welcoming and happy it makes you feel like home. The dorms are a little small but that's not to bad cause it just means you have to know your roommate and make friends.

Taylor
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I feel like Illinois state University is a very good school overall. The teachers are really nice and they are really underst...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I feel like Illinois state University is a very good school overall. The teachers are really nice and they are really understanding. Also i really like the overall vibe of the campus, the people are really friendly as well. Also the campus is really easy to navigate.

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  • 17,749
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $13,010
  • Acceptance rate
  • 74%

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