Illinois State University

Illinois State University

Founded in 1857, Illinois State University is a public university located in Normal, Illinois. It is the oldest public institution of higher education in the state. It was originally formed as a teachers college and later grew to become a university offering a range of programs at the bachelor, master, and doctoral levels.

ISU is recognized by the US News rankings as a "National University" which grants a variety of doctoral degrees and strongly emphasizes research. It comprises six colleges:

  • College of Applied Science and Technology
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Business
  • College of Education
  • College of Fine Arts
  • Mennonite College of Nursing

ISU's athletic teams are nicknamed Redbirds. They are members of the Missouri Valley Conference and the Missouri Valley Football Conference. The university owns a public radio station, WGLT, and two newspapers - The Daily Vidette and The Indy.

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Graphic Communications, General
Information Technology
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking And Telecommunications
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Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Administration Of Special Education
Secondary School Administration/Principalship
Superintendency And Educational System Administration
Educational Administration And Supervision, Other
Educational/Instructional Technology
Special Education And Teaching, General
College Student Counseling And Personnel Services
Elementary Education And Teaching
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education And Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education And Teaching
Business Teacher Education
Health Teacher Education
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General
German Language And Literature
French Language And Literature
Spanish Language And Literature
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
English Language And Literature, General
Writing, General
Rhetoric And Composition
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
General Studies
Library And Information Science
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Cell/Cellular And Molecular Biology
Mathematics, General
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Facilities Management, General
Health And Physical Education/Fitness, General
Kinesiology And Exercise Science
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Geological And Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Counseling Psychology
School Psychology
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Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Music, General
Music Performance, General
Visual And Performing Arts, Other
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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