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

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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.

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Our students hone their science, engineering, and technology skills while competing in races around the world. Meet the award-winning team.

Illinois State News

Trailblazer: Young alum covers campaign for Bloomberg Politics article thumbnailTrailblazer: Young alum covers campaign for Bloomberg PoliticsBloomberg Politics videographer Griffin Hammond '07, M.S. '09, has seen it all.  ...
Passing grade: The secret behind ISU’s graduation rate article thumbnailPassing grade: The secret behind ISU’s graduation rateAugust is the month when colleges and universities across the country welcome incoming freshmen to campus.  ...
New event connects ISU transfer students with academic, career resources article thumbnailNew event connects ISU transfer students with academic, career resourcesIllinois State University demonstrated again why it has become the number one destination for transfer students in Illinois. ...
Photos: Best campus shots from June 2016 article thumbnailPhotos: Best campus shots from June 2016Every month on STATEside, we share some of our favorite photos of Illinois State that were posted by Redbirds on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. ...
5 transfer students share their Illinois State story article thumbnail5 transfer students share their Illinois State storyWondering what life will be like as a transfer student at Illinois State University? Check out what our #TransfersofISU have to say. ...

Transfer Honor Roll

Illinois State is one of only 40 schools in the U.S. on Phi Theta Kappa's Transfer Honor Roll.
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#1 Transfer Destination

Why do so many students choose Illinois State? 5 students share their story.
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Top 10% Rankings

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