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Illinois College | Fall 2019 Fact Sheet

Total Online Enrollment

Headcount enrollment: 9
Full-time students: 7
Part-time students: 2
Female students: 77.8% (7); Male students: 22.2% (2)

Total On-campus Undergraduate Enrollment

Headcount enrollment: 1048
Full-time students: 1039
Part-time students: 9
Degree-seeking students: 1035
Students from Illinois: 81.7% (856)
1st generation students (Admission data): 37.0% (388)
Low-income students: 38.7% (406)
Both low-income and 1st generation: 20.4% (214)
% of degree-seeking students receiving financial aid: 99%
Gender
Female students: 51.7% (542)
Male students: 48.3% (506)
Ethnicity
African-American students: 10.6% (112)
Asian students: 0.8% (8)
Caucasian students: 72.4% (765)
Hispanic students of any race: 6.9% (72)
International students: 5.8% (61)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0.0% (0)
Two or more races: 3.5% (37)
American Indian/Alaskan: 0.1% (1)
Not Reported/Unknown students: 0.1% (1)
Residence of FT Students
On-campus: 87.5% (909)
Off-campus: 12.5% (130)
% of Beds occupied: 96.9% (909/938)
Student Origins
Number of other states represented: 32
Number of other countries represented: 26

New Full-time, Degree-seeking Transfer Enrollment

New full-time, degree-seeking transfer students: 44
Female students: 47.7% (21); Male students: 52.3% (23)

First-Time, First-Year Student Enrollment

Headcount enrollment of all new first-year students: 323
Gender of all new first-year students

Female students: 52.9% (171); Male students: 47.1% (152)
Ethnicity of all new first-year students
African-American students: 12.7% (41)
American Indian/Alaskan: 0.0% (0)
Asian students: 0.3% (1)
Caucasian: 71.5% (231)
Hispanic students of any race: 9.6% (31)
International students: 2.2% (7)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0.0% (0)
Two or more races: 3.7% (12)
Unknown: 0.0% (0)

Academic Characteristics of Entering FY Students

Average ACT Total Composite score: 22.5
ACT Total Composite middle 50%: 20 – 25 
ACT Math middle 50%: 17 – 24
ACT English middle 50%: 19 - 25
ACT Reading middle 50%: 20 - 27
ACT Science middle 50%: 20 - 25
Average SAT Total Composite score: 1069.0
SAT Total Composite middle 50%: 960 – 1165 
SAT Math middle 50%: 480 – 590
SAT EBRW (Rdng. & Wrtng.) middle 50%: 480 - 590 
Average HS GPA for first-year class: 3.64
HS GPA middle 50% for first-year class: 3.27 - 3.98
Percent in top 10% of HS graduating class: 21.3%
Percent in top 25% of HS graduating class: 49.8%
Percent in top 33% of HS graduating class: 60.8%
Percent in top 50% of HS graduating class: 74.9% 
(Statistics were reported for the following percentages of fall 2019 entering first-year students: 36.8% for ACT statistics, 54.8% for SAT statistics, 97.5% for HS GPA statistics, and 81.4% for class rank statistics)

Retention and Graduation Rates

Most recent 1st yr. persistence rate (2018 cohort): 78.2%
Most recent 4-year graduation rate (2015 cohort): 61.1% 
Most recent 5-year graduation rate (2014 cohort): 67.1%
Most recent 6-year graduation rate (2013 cohort): 62.5%

Graduate Outcomes (6 months out)

Graduate school attendance rate: 25% (3-yr. avg.)
Employment rate: 71% (3-yr. avg.)
Employed, attending grad. school, or both: 94% (3-yr. avg.)

Faculty (based on IPEDS definitions)

Full-time: 72
Part-time: 22
Percentage of FT faculty with a terminal degree: 80.6%
Percentage of FT faculty who have tenure: 54.2%
Student/Faculty Ratio: 13.1:1

Academics

# of majors offered: 32
# of minors offered: 42
# of degrees conferred for 2018-19 (IPEDS): 200
Top majors in 2018-19 (degrees conferred): Business Admin. (41), Psychology (26), Biology (22), Accntng. (15), Finance (14)

Finance

Endowment as of end of FY 2019: $129,905,437
Annual operating expenses for FY 2019: $34,895,345
Illinois College financial aid awarded in FY 2019: $18,912,849
Percentage of alumni giving in FY 2019 (VSE): 17.6%