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Illinois Wesleyan University Bachelor’s in Psychology

Psychology is a program of study at Illinois Wesleyan University. The school offers a bachelor’s degree in the area. We’ve pulled together some essential information you should know about the bachelor’s degree program in psychology, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, whether or not the degree is offered online, and more.

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Rankings for the Illinois Wesleyan Bachelor’s in Psychology

#142 in the U.S
#7 in Illinois

If you're having trouble deciding which school is best for you, you may want to check out our many college rankings. Illinois Wesleyan was ranked #142 on College Factual's most recent list of the best schools for psychology majors. This puts the bachelor's program at the school solidly in the top 15% of all colleges and universities in the country. It is also ranked #7 in Illinois.

Here are some of the other rankings for Illinois Wesleyan.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 136
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Psychology 136
Best Value Colleges for Psychology 142
Best Psychology Schools 142
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Psychology 605
Most Focused Colleges for Psychology 844
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Psychology 967
Most Popular Colleges for Psychology 1,227

How Much Does a Bachelor’s in Psychology from Illinois Wesleyan Cost?

$51,336 Average Tuition and Fees (In-State)

Illinois Wesleyan Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

In 2019-2020, the average part-time undergraduate tuition at Illinois Wesleyan was $1,598 per credit hour for both in-state and out-of-state students. The average full-time tuition and fees for undergraduates are shown in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $51,132 $51,132
Fees $204 $204
Books and Supplies $800 $800
On Campus Room and Board $11,840 $11,840
On Campus Other Expenses $1,700 $1,700

Learn more about Illinois Wesleyan tuition and fees.

Does Illinois Wesleyan Offer an Online Bachelor’s in Psychology?

Online degrees for the Illinois Wesleyan psychology bachelor’s degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the Illinois Wesleyan Online Learning page.

Illinois Wesleyan Bachelor’s Student Diversity for Psychology

22 Bachelor's Degrees Awarded
63.6% Women
31.8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2019-2020 academic year, 22 students received their bachelor’s degree in psychology. The gender and racial-ethnic breakdown of those individuals is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Women made up around 63.6% of the psychology students who took home a bachelor’s degree in 2019-2020. This is less than the nationwide number of 79.3%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Of those graduates who received a bachelor’s degree in psychology at Illinois Wesleyan in 2019-2020, 31.8% were racial-ethnic minorities*. This is lower than the nationwide number of 43%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 3
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 14
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Bachelor’s in Psychology Focus Areas at Illinois Wesleyan

Psychology students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
General Psychology 22


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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