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Lewis University
Lewis University One University Parkway Romeoville, IL 60446 Phone: (815) 838-0500
  • General Information
    About Lewis University

    Mission Statement Lewis University, guided by its Catholic and Lasallian heritage, provides to a diverse student population programs for a liberal and professional education grounded in the interaction of knowledge and fidelity in the search for truth. Lewis promotes the development of the complete person through the pursuit of wisdom and justice. Fundamental to its mission is a spirit of association which fosters community in all teaching, learning and service. These distinctive values guide the University in fulfilling its mission: # Knowledge The result of a lifelong pursuit of learning fostered through creative and critical interaction in a community of learners. # Fidelity The spirit which recognizes God as ultimate reality, unifying the diverse forms of knowledge in the pursuit of fullness of truth, while recognizing the diversity of human experience. # Wisdom The result of the integration of reflection and action developed through higher learning throughout all of life. # Justice The affirmation of the equal dignity of every person and the promotion of personal and social responsibility. # Association The process of forming a community of mutual respect, collegiality, collaboration and service.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Private not-for-profit
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
    • Teacher certification
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    Student Services
    • General Education Courses
    • Career Services available upon completion
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • Credit for life experiences
    • Advanced placement (AP) credits
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
    Religious Affiliation
    • Roman Catholic
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • 1-2 years certificate
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    • Post-master's certificate
    Campus Setting
    • Suburb: Large
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants 2,674
    Percent Admitted N/A%
    Men Admitted 74%
    Women Admitted 75%
    Full Time Retention Rate 79%
  • Submitted ACT & SAT Scores

    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Critical Reading 420 530
      Math 430 620
    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Composite 19 24
      English 19 25
      Math 18 24
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 6,568
    Native American 9.0
    Asian 210.0
    African American 765.0
    Hispanic 617.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 3,451
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 433

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