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Degree programs at Illinois State University

With more than 50 STEM certified programs, including Actuarial Science and Technology among its most notable, Illinois State University delivers innovative degree programs taught by leading scholars and award winners in their field.

Specialist degrees like Kinesiology and Recreation make use of the high-tech Biomechanics Lab, and students can take advantage of opportunities to present their research work at some high-profile national conferences. Meanwhile, the Fine Arts faculty offers a broad range of majors for creative students who are looking for hands-on study, while Performing Arts majors have the opportunity to take to the stage in the College’s $19.8M concert hall.

Highlights and rankings

  • #64 Best National University (Washington Monthly 2022)
  • ABET accredited in computing sciences
  • AACSB accreditation in both business and accounting
  • Located just two hours from downtown Chicago by bus or train
  • #3 Best Small College Town in America (College Values Online 2022)
  • 21,000+ students from 75 countries
  • 97% of the faculty hold the highest degree possible in their field