Illinois State is the No. 1 destination for transfer students in Illinois. Be a Redbird and apply today
Bird's Eye ViewSchedule 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.
Strong and Steady
There's never been a better time to be a Redbird. Discover why transferring to Illinois State
remains one of the best decisions you can make for your education.
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
Urban education leaders
Our Chicago Teacher Education Pipeline’s immersive fellowship and summer residency program was featured on the PBS NewsHour national newscast