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International Students

"From the time of its founding, Illinois College has embraced the principles of diversity and inclusion, and we will continue to do so. We believe that our common work is enhanced by the varied perspectives provided by people from a range of ethnic, national and religious backgrounds. These values guide us in interactions with one another and a fundamental respect for every individual undergirds our work together."

- President Barbara A. Farley

Illinois College values the unique experiences all of our students bring to campus and prepares graduates as global citizens ready for fulfilling lives of leadership and service.

Sixty-nine international students are attending Illinois College this year, including eight with dual citizenship. They hail from these countries: Bangladesh, China, Ecuador, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Ghana, Honduras, India, Iran, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, Venezuela, Vietnam and Zambia.

As an international student, you have several options for joining Illinois College's diverse campus. Apply as a first-year student to spend four years on campus earning an undergraduate degree or apply as a transfer student to finish your degree at Illinois College.