United States, Illinois

Illinois College is a private liberal arts college situated in Jacksonville, Illinois. It was established in 1829. It was the first subsequent college based in Illinois, yet the first to concede a degree in 1835. It provides education at an affordable cost in a safe and beautiful campus. For more than 180 years, Illinois College has provided leadership and service for young people and women. Furthermore, the college serves more than 80 different courses and majors, including a joint degree program of biology and medical technology, a joint degree program of biology and occupational therapy, nursing (master) and engineering physics. The most renowned courses among students are courses related to education, science and business. The ratio of students to teachers is approximately 11:1 at Illinois college  

Campus Life

The campus of the College of Illinois covers an area of 80 acres of land located in the center of Jacksonville. The campus has eight dormitories in the center, 23 apartments and 9 campus-owned houses for qualified students. All rooms are equipped with two full sets of furniture, bed frame, twin mattress, dressing table, closet or wardrobe, desk and desk chair. Moreover, three on-campus dining locations, a snack bar convenience store, a Starbucks coffee shop, and various flexible meal plans will meet students’ needs. From community service, sports and spiritual clubs to long-established literary clubs, students will find countless ways to participate in extracurricular activities with more than 80 student organizations. Through the participation of students in extracurricular activities, they will improve the academic experience by learning new skills that will enable you to complete your education while building lifelong friendships. In addition, students will find a relaxed environment where students and their safety are the top priority, enabling students to focus on their goals.   

Noted Alumni

University alumni connect students with internship, work and organization. Their generous help provides funding for scholarship experiential learning opportunities, campus program, excellent faculty and emerging courses. So far, many notable characters have been graduated from university. Some of them are Florence Eugene Baldwin (former member of the Minnesota State Senate), Paul Findley (Illinois politician, former US House member), John G. Clark (Justice of the Oklahoma Territory Supreme Court), William McKendree Springer (former US representative and chief justice of the United States Court of Appeals of Indian Territory) and many more notable alumni.