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#10 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

Lewis University

Romeoville, Illinois

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Overview

Student Population
6,437
Lewis University overview
Location Romeoville, Illinois
Online lewisu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Lewis University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Romeoville, Illinois, Lewis University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 6,458 prospective students applied, and 4,266 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 610 enrolled in the school.  4,093 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,344 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $34,268 plus fees of $210. Lewis University is ranked 277 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

7/10
Overall
7/10
Academics
6/10
Resources
7/10
Outcomes
9/10
Value

Lewis University is rated within the top 37% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Lewis University within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Challenging
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SAT 1010/1220
ACT 21/27
GPA 3.6
Applications Accepted
66.1% 
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $40

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$34,268
Costs for Lewis University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$210
Room and Board $11,050
Budget for Other Expenses$2,230
Total One Year Cost$49,258

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$51,500 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
63% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Lewis University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 25%
Health Professions 18%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 12%
Education 10%
Transportation and Materials Moving 9%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=146612 IPEDS survey data for Lewis University.

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