4,506
Students
Financial aid thermometer
25,119
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
53
53%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Lewis University is a Comprehensive institution located in Romeoville, IL, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Unit #297
One University Parkway
Romeoville, IL  60446
United States
Contact Mr. Ryan Cockerill
Director of Admission
Email: cockerry@lewisu.edu
Phone: 815-836-5237
Fax: 815-836-5002

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
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Human Resources Management Checkmark
Information Resources Management Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Organizational Leadership Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
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Organizational Communication Checkmark
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Systems Security Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Dental Hygiene Checkmark
Diagnostic Medical Sonography And Ultrasound Technology Checkmark
Health/health-care Administration Checkmark
Nuclear Medical Technology Checkmark
Radiation Protection/health Physics Technology Checkmark
Radiologic Technology/science Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Airframe Mechanics And Aircraft Maintenance Technology Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Forensic Science And Technology Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace Science And Technology Checkmark
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Airline Pilot And Flight Crew Checkmark
Aviation/airway Management Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,447
Applied
2,932
Accepted
4,506
Enrolled
54%
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Female Admissions

3,309
Females Applied
1,768
Females Accepted
53%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,138
Males Applied
1,164
Males Accepted
54%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.48
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 546 470 600
SAT Math 548 470 630
ACT Composite 23 21 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

32,300
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Fees

150
Full-time student fees
10,578
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees
Alumni

Financial Aid

25,119
Avg. Financial Aid Package
28,160
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
20,978
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,425
Avg. Loan Aid
11,661
Avg. Grant Aid
15,882
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
86%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
20%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

4,506
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
9%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 19.73%
Black or African American 5.24%
White or Caucasian 58.08%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.16%
Asian 4.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.11%
Two or more races 3%
Other 7.83%

Gender

Male (47.34%)
Female (52.66%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 22%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming and Family Day, Fall/Spring Formal and International Student Festival

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Student Governing Board, Student Nurses Association, Latin American Student Organization, Theta Kappa Pi Sorority and Delta Sigma Pi (business fraternity)

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
Emergency notification system

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

675
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 223
Part-time - 452
Male - 324
Female - 351