Illinois State University


Normal, IL

Illinois State University SnackAbility

7.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Competitive
5/10
Diversity
6/10
The Town
8.5/10
Cost
6/10
Debt
4/10
Career Earnings
9/10
Job Prospects
9/10

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Illinois State University Info Snack

Illinois State University is a public 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. The university's athletic teams are members of the Missouri Valley Conference and the Missouri Valley Football Conference and are known as the "Redbirds," in reference to the state bird, the cardinal.

Undergraduates
18,025
Admission Rate
87.7%
Median Debt
$17,750
Average Net Cost
$27,018
In-state Tuition
$13,666
Out-of-state Tuition
$21,482
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