Overview

Applicants
3,949
Acceptance Rate
56%
Average HS GPA
2.69

Test Scores

SAT Reading
-
SAT Math
-
ACT Composite
16 - 19

Deadlines


Regular
July 15

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Standardized Test Scores

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
13:1
Total Faculty
438
with Terminal Degree
0

296
Minority
224
Women
214
Men

Most frequent class size
20 - 29
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years


Degrees

Bachelor's
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships

Prominent Alumni


Lacey Thomas
COO, Cook County Hospital

Dr. Danny Davis
Congressman, 7th District

Constance A Howard
Illinois State Representative

Honorable Blanche Manning
Federal Judge

Dr. Margaret Burroughs
Artist/Chicago Park District Commissioner,

Edward Gardner
Founder of Soft Sheen Products

Barbara Eason-Watkins
Chicago Public Schools Chief Ed. Officer

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Mar 1

Required Forms

FAFSA
School

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$5,000

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$3,500

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,500

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$6,555

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$3,762
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$8,448
Required Fees
$1,060
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,400

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$6,000
Transportation for Commuters
$800

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodoloy
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans
FFEL PLUS loans
FFEL Subsidized Stafford Loans
FFEL Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
4,904
Out of State
2%

Demographics

73% female
27% male
2% are out of state
65% are full time
35% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
5%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

Quality of life rating
First-Year Students living on campus
23%

Campus Environment
Fire safety rating

Housing Options

Dorms Coed

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
47
Number of Honor Societies
30

Number of Social Sororities
4
Number of Religious Organizations
4

Sports

Athletic Division
Division I

Men's Sports (Cougars)
7 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Cougars)
7 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Day Care
Health
Womens Center
Minority Support Groups: Hispanic Programs

Army ROTC Offered on-campus

Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
20

Average Number of PC's per Lab
156

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
No

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
No

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Gateway education discount

Campus Visits Contact


Experience College Life


Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required:
Dates:
Times:
Average Length:

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
No

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available

Arrangements

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation