Illinois State University

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Illinois State University (ISU) is a public university in Normal, Illinois. Founded in 1857 as Illinois State Normal University, it is the oldest public university in Illinois.

The university emphasizes teaching and is recognized as one of the top ten largest producers of teachers in the US according to the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education.

The university’s athletic teams are members of the Missouri Valley Conference and the Missouri Valley Football Conference and are known as the “Redbirds,” in reference to the state bird, the cardinal.

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Illinois State University

Why study here

✓Illinois State made U.S. News & World Report's 2019 rankings of America's best public national universities
✓Illinois State students complete their degrees on time
✓Illinois State remains a first-choice institution. The school have strong enrollment while maintaining academic quality and small class sizes
✓Illinois State remains an affordable option
✓Illinois State supports veterans and those in the military

Featured programmes

Applied Science and Technology , Arts and Sciences , Business , Education , Fine Arts , Nursing

English language requirements

This institution accepts IELTS!
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