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Bird's Eye View

Schedule your visit this fall and experience our new Bird’s Eye View, offering spectacular views from the top of Watterson Towers—the tallest point between Chicago and St. Louis.

Greater McLean County College Fair

Illinois State, Heartland Community College, and the Illinois Association of College Admission Counseling will host the Greater McLean County College Fair on Tuesday, October 11.

Strong and Steady

There's never been a better time to be a Redbird. That's why our last three freshman classes have been our largest in three decades.

Famous Redbird

Emmy-winner and School of Theatre and Dance alum Jane Lynch stars in Illinois State’s new TV commercial, debuting this fall. Watch a sneak peek.

Dining at Illinois State

Our on-campus dining options are ranked in the Top 10 percent among U.S. colleges, with meal plans and nutritious menu options to fit your needs.

Illinois State News

Greater McLean County College Fair, October 11 article thumbnailGreater McLean County College Fair, October 11Students and parents can meet with representatives from nearly 100 colleges and universities at the Greater McLean County College Fair event from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, October 11, in the Bone Student Center. ...
6 reasons to be #HonorsProud this fall article thumbnail6 reasons to be #HonorsProud this fallHonors freshman enrollment is up 52% this fall at Illinois State. Clearly, students want to be at ISU, and they want to be a part of the Honors Program. ...
10 things you should know about our newest Redbirds article thumbnail10 things you should know about our newest RedbirdsYou may have already heard about Illinois State University’s record-breaking enrollment numbers for the third year in a row, but there’s more to know about this class of Redbirds and why they chose Illinois State. ...
MCN graduates exceed national nurse practitioner exam pass rate article thumbnailMCN graduates exceed national nurse practitioner exam pass rateThe 24 graduates of the Family Nurse Practitioner program in the Mennonite College of Nursing achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the national family nurse practitioner certification examination. ...
Illinois State moves up in U.S. News ranking article thumbnailIllinois State moves up in U.S. News rankingIllinois State University moved up in the ranking for best national, public university in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report.  ...

Top 10% Rankings

Illinois State's graduation, retention, and student loan default rates are better than 90 percent of schools.
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Scorecard Stars

Only 39 of 1,368 public universities have a College Scorecard as strong as Illinois State's, thanks to our high graduation rate and alumni earning power.
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