Illinois State is rooted in teaching and has long influenced the town where it is located. The university is powered by its diverse student population that fosters a global perspective and an engaging learning environment. As a student at Illinois State and a Bloomington-Normal citizen, you will gain all the knowledge and tools needed to succeed both during and after your time here.
Meet your faculty
Our faculty members are here to guide you to success. That’s why 93% of the 200+ programs available at Illinois State are taught by our professors instead of assistants. They are passionate about sharing their knowledge and expertise with you. Classes are small so you can get the individualized education that you deserve. Learn more about the staff and faculty at Illinois State.
When you move across the world to start anew, we know you won't feel centered immediately. That’s why we have created a space where you can find your support system right on the Illinois State campus. Our student services team will be right by your side prior to your arrival to ensure you are prepared for your travels and throughout your student journey. Between the Learning Resource Center, tutoring free of charge and conversation partners, you can rest easy knowing we can help bridge any gaps so that you have a seamless transition to a US university.
My professors at Illinois State helped provide resources necessary to get into the world and succeed in the workforce. They were available 24/7. They prepared me in the right areas to get ready for the professional world.