Illinois Wesleyan University
Illinois Wesleyan, founded in 1850, is a highly selective, residential liberal arts university with an enrollment of approximately 2,100. The University consists of the College of Liberal Arts, with 17 academic departments; the College of Fine Arts that includes professional Schools of Art, Music, and Theatre; and, the School of Nursing. Wesleyan faculty members are active scholars who are devoted to undergraduate teaching and engage their students in research and scholarly activity. The beautiful 80-acre campus is a mix of traditional and modern facilities. Recent additions include, the state-of-the-art Ames Library, the Center for Natural Sciences and the Shirk Center for Athletics and Recreation, regarded as one of the finest athletic facilities in the country. The newest addition, the Minor Myers Jr. Welcome Center, is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Green Building that is home to the Office of Admissions and the Hart Career Center. The Illinois Wesleyan Titans compete in NCAA Division III and have had more than 100 studentathletes named Academic All-American's since 1970.