Admission & Financial Aid
Undergraduate Class Profile
Of the 299 members representing the 2015 Freshman Class:
- 55% Women
- 45% Men
- 56.2% White
- 27.8% Hispanic or Latino
- 9.0% Black or African-American
- 3.0% Multiracial
- 1.7% Asian
- 0.7% American Indian or Alaskan Native
- 0.3% Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
- 1.3% Not reported
- Religious Affiliation:
- 25% Lutheran (LCMS)
- 22% Roman Catholic
- 35% Other Christian Faiths
- 3% Other Faiths
- 15% Unknown
- Home State:
- 23 U.S. states are represented
- 64% of new freshmen are from Illinois
- Top 10 List (Home States represented in the 2015 Freshman Class)
- California and Ohio (tied)
- Hawaii, Utah, Virginia and Maryland (tied)
- Academic Profile:
- Average ACT composite: 23
- Average SAT composite: 1041
- Average GPA (unweighted): 2.98
Financial Aid Awards for the Entering Class of 2015 (freshmen and transfer students)
The average total financial aid package, including federal and state grants, work-study and low interest loans, awarded to new freshmen was $29,500.
The average scholarship and grant award provided by the University to new freshmen was $16,400.
The University awarded three full-tuition scholarships to President's Honor Scholars.
The average total financial aid package, including federal and state grants, work-study and low interest loans, awarded to new transfer students was $26,200.
The average scholarship and grant award provided by the University to new transfer students was $12,300.