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See how Illinois State stacks up on the U.S. Department of Education’s latest College Scorecard.

Ask a Redbird

What's it like to be a Redbird? Our students will be taking your questions live during Ask a Redbird on Facebook at 7 p.m. March 8. Like us on Facebook so you can join in.

Top College Town

Illinois State's hometown was recently named one of the Top 10 college towns in the U.S., based on our quality and life and healthy economy. Learn more about Bloomington-Normal.

Illinois State News

Video: Illinois State shines in latest College Scorecard article thumbnailVideo: Illinois State shines in latest College ScorecardIllinois State’s high graduation rate and alumni earning power, coupled with its average cost, put the University in some elite company on the U.S. Department of Education’s latest College Scorecard. ...
Photos: Jane Lynch visits Illinois State for Founders Day article thumbnailPhotos: Jane Lynch visits Illinois State for Founders DayOur favorite photos from Illinois State University Founders Day 2017, including a visit by honorary doctoral degree recipient and alumna Jane Lynch. ...
Illinois State construction management alumni reach for the sky article thumbnailIllinois State construction management alumni reach for the skyIllinois State alumni have been hired to oversee the construction of a luxury residential building in the heart of Chicago.  ...
MCN ranks first in NCLEX pass rates for state schools in Illinois article thumbnailMCN ranks first in NCLEX pass rates for state schools in IllinoisGraduates of Illinois State University Mennonite College of Nursing (MCN) achieved a 94 percent pass rate on the national nursing licensure examination (NCLEX-RN) for 2016.  ...
Alumna rises to top in global speech competition article thumbnailAlumna rises to top in global speech competitionKim (Behrens) Kaufman has mastered what most dread: public speaking. The 2008 School of Communication graduate competed in the Toastmasters International World Championship of Public Speaking in 2016, finishing in the top 10.  ...

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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