Illinois College is a small residential college offering exceptional education at an affordable cost on a safe and beautiful campus. Guaranteed scholarship of $23000 per year!
The Illinois College Mission & Vision
True to its founding vision in 1829, Illinois College is a community committed to the highest standards of scholarship and integrity in the liberal arts. The College develops in its students qualities of mind and character needed for fulfilling lives of leadership and service. Illinois College will build an international reputation for inspiring achievement and empowering students to make a difference in the world.
Academics at Illinois College
Since 1829, Illinois College has been a leader in higher education, with a reputation for academic innovation and providing students with life-defining learning experiences that are essential preparation for the job market and graduate study. Through an innovative curriculum, global footprint and life-defining experiences, Illinois College guarantees that you will Graduate READY.
Illinois College offers four year bachelor degrees (undergraduate level). We have 45+ areas of study, and nearly 100% of IC graduates are either employed or in graduate school within one year of graduation.
Experiential learning is a hallmark of your IC education and you’ll have the opportunity for internships, leadership experiences, service learning and student-faculty research. In fact, 100% of IC students engage in at least one experiential learning opportunity and most do two or three.
Illinois College: Jacksonville, Illinois, USA
When you come to Illinois College you'll not only be a part of the campus community, you'll be a part of a city that blends time-honored traditions and historical treasures with vibrant and stimulating arts and culture.
Jacksonville is a place where you will feel safe, where you will hang out with friends at a local restaurant and where you will recognize people as you walk along the sidewalk. It's a place where you are as likely to see your professor at the grocery store as you are in the IC cafeteria. This makes Jacksonville a wonderful community in which to live and learn.
Jacksonville has a population of 25,000 people, more than 50 restaurants, two movie theaters, four shopping centers, eight parks and two lakes. And on those occasions where you want to go bigger - St. Louis is 90 miles to the south, Chicago is 250 miles to the northeast and the capital city of Springfield is a short 30 miles to the east. All just an easy drive away.
Jacksonville's historic downtown was named to Best Value Schools' Top 30 Most Charming College Town Main Streets. Our picturesque downtown features a traditional square with local shops, bars, and restaurants lining each street. Whether you want to study in the coffee shop, go see a movie or browse a bookstore, Illinois College students have plenty to choose from when it comes to dining, shopping, museums and other leisure activities.
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