Lewis University

Romeoville, IL, USA
3.63 Average Rating

Lewis University is a private institution based in Romeoville, Illinois. The university operates two regional sites in Oak Brook and Tinley Park, as well as a satellite campus in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The school is affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church and funded by the De La Salle Christian Brothers. Computer science, biology, and aviation management and operations are popular fields of study.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Roman Catholic
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
54%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
90%
Out-Of-State Students
9%
94%
Submitting ACT
4%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 23
0
36
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
6,506
Total Number of Undergrads
4,506
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
64%
20-39 Students
34%
40-99 Students
1%
0
100
48%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
67%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
13:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$19,967
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$33,270
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$33,270
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$10,700
Books and Supplies
$1500

Aid & Grants

0
100
59%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
99%
Average Aid Per Year
$19,462
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
99%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,370
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$15,740

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
74%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$7,666
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$23,935
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$254
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
47%
53%
Student Organizations
89
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
22%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Flyers
School Colors
Red/White
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Chicago
Phoenix
Dallas
Atlanta
Los Angeles
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$48,800
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What Students Are Saying

3.63 Average Rating
Lewis University has offered more than I hoped they would. I have access to many opportunities and so many places to grow. The university allows its students to explore many aspects of any major, and everything is accessible whenever needed.
Jessica from New Lenox, IL
Lewis is a great school, I have had so many good experiences academically and socially wise. The university has a variety of resources students can use everyday to get there work done. Overall the campus view is amazing.
Carolina from Romeoville, IL
The Lewis Campus is amazing. There is plenty of room to walk around and the buildings aren't far from each other. I picked my classes during SOAR, and they all care about your intended major and try to set up your schedule how you would like it.
Joe from Cicero, IL
Comfortable/safe enviornment
Melanie from Bartlett, IL
Very dedicated professors and admin that can get you to the path you want. They also put a great deal of time in to be able to work one on one. The campus is very relaxing and the facilities are newer.
Jason from Bolingbrook, IL
It is a great school to attend because it is a private school and it is convenient for me. Also,the school has a lot of one on one help with teachers and students. Graduating from Lewis can help with job opportunities.
James from Willowbrook, IL
Lewis is an amazing school. There are many different types of majors and degrees offered and it has the top rated Aviation and Nursing programs in the Midwest. Lewis is a small, close knit and friendly community.
Martina from Burbank, IL

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