Illinois Wesleyan
Follow Your Curiosity


80+ Majors, Minors, and Concentrations

With the depth and breadth of learning experiences available at Illinois Wesleyan, whatever your course of study, you'll develop habits of inquiry, clear communication and adaptable problem-solving that will empower you to go into the world with the skills that employers and graduate schools are seeking.

Go International 
Go International 
Choose from more than 700 study abroad programs spanning the globe, pursue an internship abroad (including Asia - all expenses paid), or take a May Term travel course, and keep your graduation goal on track.
May Term 
May Term 
This month-long experiential learning option allows students to focus on a single special-topic course - including travel options - designed to stretch traditional boundaries between in-class and out-of-class learning.
Research Opportunities 
Research Opportunities 
Discover a topic you're passionate about and take a deep dive into it, with a faculty mentor to challenge and guide you. 


"The attention we get here at IWU is incredible... Now I get to pursue what I love at an institution where the faculty's primary focus is growing an individual. All of us are so different and I'm inspired by my classmates everyday."
Isaiah Rosales '19
Music Theatre Major


What makes IWU special?

You do. Individual faculty members do. You'll find a supportive community and the wings to explore world-spanning opportunities. We have lots of numbers to brag about, but you won't be just a number here - we know our students by name.
Average Class Size: 17 
96% of Full Time Facultyhold the highest degree in their field
150 Academic All-Americans


Where Do You Want To Go Next?