Illinois College

1101 West College Ave - Jacksonville, IL 62650
  • Region: Great Lakes
  • Campus Setting: Small Town
  • Size: Small

Since 1829, Illinois College has been a leader in higher education and established a reputation for academic innovation. IC is a residential liberal arts college fostering academic excellence rooted in opportunities for experiential learning. Students are prepared to graduate READY for lifelong success by engaging in IC's student-centered learning community.

IC is a top-ranked college that consistently receives high marks for value, small class sizes and quality. The college offers one-on-one guidance from professors. All students engage in meaningful learning experiences, including student-faculty research, global experiences, internships and community-based learning.

IC graduates develop the critical-thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills that today's employers value. Nearly 100% of students are employed or pursuing an advanced degree within a year of graduation.

Illinois College is located in Jacksonville, Illinois, has an enrollment of more than 1,000 students, and offers over 50 undergraduate programs. In 1932, the society of Phi Beta Kappa established a chapter at Illinois College, and it remains one of only 11 in the state.

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About Illinois College

Illinois College is a small residential liberal arts college offering exceptional education at an affordable cost on a safe and beautiful campus. For over 180 years, Illinois College has prepared young men and women for lives of leadership and service.

Mission Statement

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.