Illinois State University

Illinois State University

Normal , United States
  • 89
    Acceptance Rate
  • 2
    Available Programs
  • 20878
  • 54000
    Average Cost
  • 81
    Employment Rate
  • Permit


    Founded as a teachers' college, the university now offers a range of programs at the bachelor, master, and doctoral levels. Illinois State is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. The teacher preparation programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and certified by the Illinois State Board of Education. In addition, 22 programs hold discipline-based accreditation. 

    llinois State students complete their degrees on time. ISU's retention rate remains among the highest in the nation at over 84.2 percent, and our high graduation rate (68.1 percent) is well above the national average.

Entry requirements

  • Official academic records, from all schools attended (in original language and an official word for word English translation)
  • English proficiency score:

                Duolingo English Test minimum score of 105 

                TOEFL internet-based (iBT): 79

                IELTS overall band score: 6.5

Scholarship & funding

The university offers scholarship opportunities. For more information


Student life

Housing at Illinois State University