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Join students from around the world in pursuing your degree at Illinois State University. We are an American university that values the international student experience and career preparation. You get the personal experience of a small college with the resources of a big university with our 17:1 student-to-faculty ratio and average class size of 33. Our No. 105 Top Public School (U.S. News & World Report 2020) paired with our top programs makes us the ideal setting for studying abroad in the US.Choose from leading programs like our No. 4 International Business Program ( 2019). Follow your interests in STEM where 80% of international students go on to use Optional Practical Training (OPT), or continue their education within three months of graduating. We help you achieve your academic and professional goals with the right level of support. Learn more about our programs today.

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Illinois State creates a welcoming atmosphere that provides you with the resources needed to integrate into the university and US culture.

With 70 countries represented, Illinois State provides a supportive campus that feels like home. INTO Illinois State is committed to helping you achieve your personal and professional goals by providing the tools and resources you need to succeed. The INTO Illinois State center will serve as a learning community where you can have access to academic, housing and social support.

Academic resources for students

  • Learning Resource Center

  • Test preparation classes

  • Tutor support

  • Language partners

At the Illinois State Learning Resource Center, you will find academic support to help you succeed in your courses. We know the best way to learn another language is to practice it with someone else. Here, you can work with Pathway course tutors who will help you improve your English reading, writing and speaking skills. Tutors are available for other subjects as well. The Learning Resource Center also offers additional space for studying or working on group projects. You can also check out books to help you get your assignments done.

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