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#765 Overall Influence #834 Desirability Rank

Illinois State University

Public university in Normal, Illinois

From Wikipedia

Illinois State University is a public research university in Normal, Illinois. Founded in 1857 as Illinois State Normal University, it is the oldest public university in Illinois. The university emphasizes teaching and is recognized as one of the top ten largest producers of teachers in the US according to the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education. It is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity".

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

15,487

Acceptance

81%

Graduation Rate

68%

Median SAT Score

1120

Median ACT Score

23

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$10,741

Fees (in-state)

$2,374

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$51,600

Employed

93%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

19K

Under-Grads

17K

Graduates

2K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

North and School Streets, Normal IL 61790-1000

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

7 per 100K

Violent Crime

1 per 100K

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

20 per 100K

Violent Crime

3 per 100K

What is Illinois State University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#378 World Rank
Education
#592 World Rank
Biology
#655 World Rank
Engineering
#636 World Rank
Literature
#766 World Rank
Business
#488 World Rank
History
#520 World Rank
Communications
#882 World Rank
Political Science
#1223 World Rank
Medical
#571 World Rank
Psychology
#930 World Rank
Philosophy
#995 World Rank
Mathematics
#1235 World Rank
Computer Science
#462 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#1313 World Rank
Chemistry
#920 World Rank
Economics
#331 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#388 World Rank
Nursing
#447 World Rank
Anthropology
#1482 World Rank
Physics
#745 World Rank
Sociology
#2400 World Rank
Social Work

Other areas of influence

#876 World Rank
Law
#3171 World Rank
Religious Studies

Influential People

Who are Illinois State University's Most influential alumni?

Illinois State University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Education, and Nursing

Gene Nudo

American football player and coach

Gary Sinise

Gary Sinise

American actor

Telly Hughes

American sportscaster

Doris Dungey

American writer

Cameron Meredith

American football player from the United States

Daniel Sullivan

American football coach

Yetide Badaki

Yetide Badaki

American actress

Edward Buehrig

Edward Buehrig

American political scientist

Evelyn M. Bowles

Boomer Grigsby

American football player

Mike Prior

American football player

Eric Rohmann

Eric Rohmann

American children's illustrator and writer