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Illinois State University is the first publicly-funded higher education institution in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois. It offers undergraduate majors and graduate degree programs in a wide variety of concentrations including applied science and technology, arts and sciences, business, education, fine arts, and nursing. Illinois State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

  • Average Tuition USD 33,465
  • Acceptance Rate 74%
  • Students 20,615
  • International Students 1.8%
  • Total Annual Cost USD 33,465
  • Campus Setting Residential

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Illinois State University was established as the Illinois State Normal University in the year 1857, making it the oldest of the 12 state-funded universities in Illinois. Originally intended to be an institution providing education to teachers, it has grown to become a university with a diverse program offerings from bachelor's to master's degree levels.

Today Illinois State University enrolls over 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students representing 47 states and 67 foreign countries. Its highly accessible campus in the twin-city community of Bloomington-Normal boasts of 20 academic buildings that house its 6 academic colleges through which it offers bachelor's and master's degree programs in over 200 areas of study.

Master Programs

  • 100 N University St, Normal, IL 61761, United States
    USD 16,515 Tuition Fee

    Accountancy

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.  

  • 100 N University St, Normal, IL 61761, United States
    USD 16,515 Tuition Fee

    Agriculture

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Agriculture. The program offers courses that focus on forestry, horticulture, plant breeding, soil science, and plant nutrition.  

  • 100 N University St, Normal, IL 61761, United States
    USD 16,515 Tuition Fee

    Anthropology

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual knowledge of Anthropology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human language, culture, societies, biological and material remains, biolog more
  • 100 N University St, Normal, IL 61761, United States
    USD 16,515 Tuition Fee

    Art History

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Art History. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the historical development of art; the theory of art; art his more

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    US News (National) 171

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.80
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 79
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • Minimum incoming GRE 300
  • Minimum incoming GMAT 542

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    Established in 1857

    Illinois State University ranks 78th among America's Best Public National Universities in 2017, according to the U.S. News & World Report.

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