Admission & Financial Aid

Undergraduate Class Profile

Of the 387 members representing the 2013 freshmen undergraduate class:

  • 203 Females
  • 184 Males
  • 48% White
  • 27% Hispanic or Latino
  • 16% Black or African American
  • 4% Multiracial
  • 4% Asian
  • <1% Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 
  • <1% American Indian or Alaskan Native
  • 1% Not reported
  • 25 U.S. states are represented
  • 70% of new undergraduate students home state is Illinois 
Average freshmen scores:
  • Average ACT composite: 22
  • Average SAT combined: 1020

 

Financial Aid Figures for the Class of 2013

  • The average total financial aid package awarded to a new freshman student was $23,300

  • The average total scholarship, award and/or institutional grants to a new freshman student was $15,000

  • The University awarded five full-tuition scholarships to Presidential Honor Scholars

  • The average total financial aid package awarded to a new transfer student was $22,400

  • The average total scholarship, award and/or institutional grants to a new transfer student was $11,500