At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1899
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $12,382
  • Selectivity
  • Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Public
  • Religious Affiliation
  • N/A
Location and setting

Town

Macomb, IL

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

May 15

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 59%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 15%
  • Application Fee
  • $30
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

57%

Top half of HS class

26%

Top quarter of HS class

8%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • N/A
  • Math
  • N/A
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 18-23
  • English
  • 17-23
  • Math
  • 17-23
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 59%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 15%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 8,543

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$12,382

Tuition and fees (in state)

$900

books and supplies

$9,580

room and board

$22,862

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$16,680

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$900

books and supplies

$9,580

room and board

$27,160

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $13,936
  • $30-$48K
  • $14,156
  • $48-$75K
  • $18,461
  • $75-$110K
  • $21,235
  • $110 & UP
  • $22,470
Financial aid

87%

Receiving Financial Aid

50%

Receiving Federal Grants

70%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: May 15

Student Life

Student Body

8,543

Total undergrad enrollment

1,830

Total grad students

6%

Out-of-state

93%

In-state

1%

International
Students

  • 51%

    FEMALE

  • 49

    MALE
Organizations

198

Student Organizations

16

Fraternities

11

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

35%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 1%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 21%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 12%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 60%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

15:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

566

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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