One of the nation's top selective universities with a College of Liberal Arts, including strong programs in Business; a College of Fine Arts with Schools of Art, Music and Theatre; and a School of Nursing. 12th nationally in producing NCAA Academic All-Americans.
Illinois Wesleyan University, an independent, residential, liberal arts university founded in 1850, strives to attain the ideal of a liberal education while providing unique opportunities with distinctive curricula and programs. The University helps students follow a wide range of career and life paths, offering diverse curricula in liberal arts, fine arts, and professional programs as well as opportunities for interdisciplinary study and study abroad.
Illinois Wesleyan University offers a wide variety of majors, minors, and programs, including but not limited to Accounting, African Studies, Asian Studies, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Coaching, Cognitive Science, Computer Science, Pre-Dentistry, Economics, Educational Studies, Pre-Engineering, English, Environmental Studies, Financial Services, French & Francophone Studies, History, Japanese Studies, Mathematics, Pre-Medicine, Physical Education, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish, Pre-Veterinary Sciences, and MANY MORE.
The Arts are a major influence at Illinois Wesleyan University, and many programs and courses are offered. Degrees include:
- Art (BFA/BA in Ceramics, Graphic Design, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture)
- Art History (minor)
- Arts Management (minor)
- Dance (minor)
- Music (BA)
- Music: Classical Guitar (BM)
- Music Composition (BM)
- Music Education (BME)
- Music: Jazz Studies (minor)
- Music: Orchestral Instruments (BM)
- Music: Piano (BM)
- Music Theatre (BFA)
- Music: Voice (BM)
- Theatre Arts (BA)
- Theatre Arts Acting (BFA)
- Theatre Arts Design & Technology (BFA)
- Theatre Dance (minor)