Illinois State University Comparison

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Location Normal, IL
Setting Small City
Students 20,720
Type Public 4 Year
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit


Tuition (In State) $11,524
Tuition (Out of State) $23,048
Room & Board $9,850
Avg Net Price $20,933
Avg Grant Aid $10,214
% Receiving Grant Aid 94%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 81.3%
Avg High School GPA 3.48
Admissions Standards Average
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 21/26
SAT Range 1020/1220
Application Deadline Apr 11, 2022


Graduation Rate 71%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $49,000
Making Student Loan Payments 74%
Median Student Loan Debt $22,000
Median Loan Payment $227
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard