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Illinois College | Fall 2021 Fact Sheet

Total Online Enrollment

Headcount enrollment: 75
Full-time students: 50
Part-time students: 25
Female students: 77.3% (58); Male students: 22.7% (17)

Total On-campus Undergraduate Enrollment

Headcount enrollment: 1023
Full-time students: 1019
Part-time students: 4
Degree-seeking students: 1019
Students from Illinois: 80.4% (823)
Low-income students: 37.9% (388)
% of degree-seeking students receiving financial aid: 99%
Biological sex
Female students: 50.6% (518)
Male students: 49.4% (505)
Ethnicity/Race
African American students: 9.5% (97)
Asian students: 0.6% (6)
Caucasian students: 71.5% (731)
Hispanic students of any race: 9.8% (100)
International students: 4.6% (47)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0.0% (0)
Two or more races: 2.7% (28)
American Indian/Alaskan: 0.3% (3)
Not Reported/Unknown students: 1.1% (11)
Residence of FT Students
On-campus: 86.1% (877)
Off-campus: 14.0% (143)
% of Beds occupied: 91.1% (877/963)
Student Origins
Number of other states represented: 29
Number of other countries represented: 25

New Full-time, Degree-seeking, On-campus Transfers

New full-time, degree-seeking transfer students: 35
Female students: 34.3% (12); Male students: 65.7% (23)

First-Time, First-Year, On-Campus Student Enrollment

Headcount enrollment of all new first-year students: 249
Female students: 48.0% (122); Male students: 51.0% (127)
1st generation students (Admission data): 31.3% (78)
Low-income students: 40.6% (101)
Both low-income and 1st generation: 21.7% (54)
Ethnicity/Race of all new first-year students
African-American students: 10.0% (25)
American Indian/Alaskan: 0.8% (2)
Asian students: 1.6% (4)
Caucasian: 61.4% (153)
Hispanic students of any race: 15.3% (38)
International students: 8.4% (21)
Two or more races: 2.4% (6)

Academic Characteristics of Entering FY Students

*Major interruptions to standardized testing opportunities occurred in the last year, which resulted in significantly fewer entering first-year students submitting test scores. Use caution when making inferences about scores of all first-year students from this sample.

Average ACT Total Composite score: 21.2
ACT Total Composite middle 50%: 18 – 23
ACT Math middle 50%: 17 – 24
ACT English middle 50%: 16 - 23
ACT Reading middle 50%: 19- 24
ACT Science middle 50%: 19 - 24
Average SAT Total Composite score: 1054.7
SAT Total Composite middle 50%: 970 – 1160
SAT Math middle 50%: 480 – 560
SAT EBRW (Rdng. & Wrtng.) middle 50%: 480 - 590
Average HS GPA for first-year class: 3.63
HS GPA middle 50% for first-year class: 3.31 - 3.94
Percent in top 10% of HS graduating class: 13.5%
Percent in top 25% of HS graduating class: 45.5%
Percent in top 33% of HS graduating class: 61.2%
Percent in top 50% of HS graduating class: 84.8%

(Statistics were reported for the following percentages of fall 2021 entering first-year students: 21.3% for ACT stats, 46.2% for SAT stats, 93.2% for HS GPA stats, and 71.5% for class rank stats)

Retention and Graduation Rates

Most recent 1st yr. persistence rate (2020 cohort): 75.8%
Most recent 4-year graduation rate (2017 cohort): 55.0%
Most recent 5-year graduation rate (2016 cohort): 66.8%
Most recent 6-year graduation rate (2015 cohort): 64.0%

Graduate Outcomes (6 months out)

Graduate school attendance rate: 21% (3-yr. avg.)
Employment rate: 75% (3-yr. avg.)
Employed, attending grad. school, or both: 95% (3-yr. avg.)

Faculty (based on IPEDS definitions)

Full-time: 75; Part-time: 19
Percentage of FT faculty with a terminal degree: 82.7%
Percentage of FT faculty who have tenure: 48.0%
Student/Faculty Ratio: 12.5:1 (excluding online)

Academics

# of majors offered: 32; # of minors offered: 45
# of degrees conferred for 2020-21 (IPEDS): 236
Top majors in 2020-21 (degrees conferred): Business Admin. (49), Psychology (23), Biology (21), Comm. (17), Finance (14)

Finance

Endowment as of end of FY 2021: $155,486,965
Annual operating expenses for FY 2021: $32,947,095
Illinois College financial aid awarded in FY 2021: $22,577,630
Percentage of alumni giving in FY 2020 (VSE): 14.7%