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.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- ROTC (Army, Air Force)
- Teacher certification
- Distance learning opportunities
- Study abroad
- General Education Courses
- Career Services available upon completion
- 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.
- Roman Catholic
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
- Post-master's certificate
- 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 Asian 210 African American 765 Hispanic 617 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 3,451 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 433