Opportunity all around
You don’t have to look far beyond Bloomington-Normal to find career opportunities and things to do. Your days at Illinois State University will be filled with research opportunities, joining one of the 400+ student organizations and networking at events attended by Fortune 500 companies. When it’s time to unplug from schoolwork, you can explore the local offerings such as the eclectic restaurants, performing arts scene and other entertainment.
Ready for more? Venture to some of the major neighboring cities for a weekend like Chicago or St. Louis. In just 2 hours, you can experience the sights, sounds and tastes of Chicago, IL. Catch a Cubs baseball game or indulge in deep-dish pizza with your friends. In 2.5 hours from campus, you can wind up in St. Louis, MO, where the Gateway Arch rises like a beacon and welcomes you to the city. At Illinois State, you are local to industry and central to opportunity.