Freshman Overview

Let Your Imagination Take Flight

Professionally-minded curriculum, dynamic hands-on experience, life-changing success coaching — that’s the ѿƵ formula for a powerful education. In small classes with dedicated faculty, our students build a learning foundation for life. It’s bolstered by unique hands-on learning experiences and pushed further through mentorship that helps students find their purpose and choose their profession. How will you impact the world?

14:1 Student to Faculty Ratio
80+ Minors and Majors
59 Countries Represented

From Chicagoland, For a Better World

That starts with giving you everything you need to discover and grow. You’ll have guidance and encouragement from faculty and staff every step of the way — from admission through graduation, and even beyond with career services support. You’ll have dedicated faculty teaching every class.

Undergraduate Admission

Learn more about Test Optional Application process for high school seniors.

We have 23 NCAA Division II teams and more than 100 clubs and organizations. From here, find easy access to Chicago for internships, entertainment, and exploration. It’s all up from here.

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We Think Beyond Numbers

Test scores don’t always represent your potential for success. Apply as a test-optional applicant, and you’ll have the same considerations for admission and merit-based scholarships.


Ways to Make Your Degree Affordable

We've broken down the cost of a ѿƵ degree and all the avenues for financial aid to make a degree more accessible to everyone. Did you know that 98% of our undergraduate students receive financial aid? Explore your options below.

Can I Afford ѿƵ?

Through scholarships, grants, loans and student work programs, we'll work with you to determine the best way to finance your education.

Visit ѿƵ - In-person or Online, You Have to See This Place

Explore our 410-acre Romeoville, Illinois, campus through a guided in-person tour or a self-led virtual session. There’s only so much you can learn from pictures, and you will want to see our spacious quad, vibrant campus surroundings, cozy residence halls, and everything in between.

Schedule a Visit


Contact us at admissions@lewisu.edu or call (815) 836-5250.

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