#10 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

Lewis University

Romeoville, Illinois

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Student Population
Lewis University overview
Location Romeoville, Illinois
Online lewisu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Lewis University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Romeoville, Illinois, Lewis University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 5,876 prospective students applied, and 3,394 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 645 enrolled in the school.  4,066 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,374 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $32,300 plus fees of $150. Lewis University is ranked 314 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Lewis University is rated within the top 37% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

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Admission Standards
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SAT 1040/1200
ACT 21/26
GPA 3.39
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Average

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Lewis University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$150
Room and Board $10,578
Budget for Other Expenses$2,230
Total One Year Cost$46,758

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$51,500 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
63% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Lewis University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 25%
Health Professions 18%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 12%
Education 10%
Transportation and Materials Moving 9%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=146612 IPEDS survey data for Lewis University.