Admission & Financial Aid

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Undergraduate Class Profile

Of the 307 members representing the 2014 Freshmen undergraduate class:

  • Gender:
    • 56% Female
    • 44% Male
  • Ethnicity:
    • 54.4% White
    • 27.4% Hispanic or Latino
    • 11.4% Black or African American
    • 3.6% Multiracial
    • 2.3% Asian
    • 0.3% Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 
    • 0.0% American Indian or Alaskan Native
    • 0.7% Not reported
  • Religious Affiliation:
    • 23.1% Lutheran (LCMS)
    • 23.1% Roman Catholic
    • 33.6% Other Christian Faiths
    • 4.9% Other Faiths
    • 15.3% Unknown
  • Home State:
    • 23 U.S. states are represented
    • 73% of new undergraduate students' home state is Illinois 
  • Academic Profile:
    • Average ACT composite: 22
    • Average SAT composite: 998
    • Average GPA (unweighted): 3.01

Financial Aid Figures for the Entering Class of 2014

  • The average total financial aid package, including federal and state grants, work-study and low interest loans,  awarded to new freshmen was $26,900.

  • The average scholarship and grant award provided by the University to new freshmen was $16,800.

  • The University awarded four full-tuition scholarships to President's Honor Scholars.

  • The average total financial aid package, including federal and state grants, work-study and low interest loans, awarded to new transfer students was $23,900.

  • The average scholarship and grant award provided by the University to new transfer students was $12,800.