More about the center

More about the INTO Illinois State University Center

Join students from around the world in pursuing your degree at Illinois State University—an American university that values the international student experience and career preparation. With our 17:1 student-to-faculty ratio and average class size of 33 students, you get the personal experience of a small college—with the resources of a big university. Our #91 Top Public School ranking from U.S. News & World Report, paired with our top programs and location, makes Illinois State the ideal setting to land for studying abroad in the US.

Choose from leading programs like our #4 International Business Program (Study.com 2019), #9 Risk Management and Insurance, #89 Best Part-Time MBA Program (U.S. News & World Report); or follow your interests in STEM, where 80% of international students go on to use Optional Practical Training (OPT) or continue on with advanced education within three months of graduating. Whatever your path, we help you achieve your academic and professional goals with the right level of support. Learn more about our programs today.

We’re here for you

INTO Illinois State creates a welcoming atmosphere that provides you with the resources needed to integrate into the university and US culture. You can find our center located right on the Illinois State campus, so you will never be too far from your support system. There, you will be met by dedicated staff ready to assist you with housing, student wellness and arrival support. We offer social opportunities and can provide assistance with travel plans or anything else you may need throughout your student journey.

Learning facilities

With 74 countries represented, Illinois State provides a supportive campus that feels like home. INTO Illinois State is committed to helping you achieve your personal and professional goals by providing the tools and resources you need to succeed. The INTO Illinois State center will serve as a learning community where you can have access to academic, housing and social support.

Academic resources for students

  • Learning Resource Center
  • Test preparation classes
  • Tutor support
  • Language partners
Learning Resource Center

At the INTO Illinois State Learning Resource Center, you will find academic support to help you succeed in your courses. We know the best way to learn another language is to practice it with someone else. Here, you can work with Pathway course tutors who will help you improve your English reading, writing and speaking skills. Tutors are available for other subjects as well. The Learning Resource Center also offers additional space for studying or working on group projects. You can also check out books to help you get your assignments done.

Student life at Illinois State University

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