Top 20 Universities in Illinois 2017

20 Best Colleges in Illinois
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Want to study in Illinois? Those interested in studying in Illinois will find plenty of choices. Read on to find out more about this distinctive (and massive) states top universities.

20. University of St. Francis – Illinois, Joliet, IL

Founded in 1920, University of St. Francis is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the large town of Joliet (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Illinois.

Officially accredited/recognized by the The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, University of St. Francis is a small (enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic (Franciscan – religion.

University of St. Francis offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study.

This 97 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution.

International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. University of St. Francis also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.