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Is Illinois Wesleyan University a Good School for Veterans?

As someone with prior military experience, it's a good idea to check how well the school services veterans before signing those admission papers. So we've gathered facts about Illinois Wesleyan University veterans and their studies to help you make your college decision. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: Illinois Wesleyan University G.I. Bill Information

Our Veterans Report on Illinois Wesleyan Includes:

How Does Illinois Wesleyan Rank for Veterans?

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College Factual's Best Schools for Veterans report is released each year to highlight colleges and universities that do an outstanding job supporting veterans while they are pursuing their education.

Illinois Wesleyan University was ranked #1,514 on the 2022 version of this list.The school also ranked #59 in our Best for Vets in Illinois ranking.

In addition to our overall rankings, we also calculate our Best for Vets by degree level rankings. The table below shows how Illinois Wesleyan fared in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 1,099

You can also see how specific majors at Illinois Wesleyan fared when compared to the same major at other schools. Below, you'll find a list of majors which received the best rankings for vets. Find a full list of majors here. Once you select a major, you'll be able to see links to the rankings available for that major.

Ranking Name Rank
Best General Literature Colleges for Veterans 11
Best General Literature Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 11
Best Literature Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 17
Best Stringed Instruments Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 18
Best Literature Colleges for Veterans 20
Best Stringed Instruments Colleges for Veterans 21
Best General Writing Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 29
Best Keyboard Instruments Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 35
Best General Writing Colleges for Veterans 36
Best Keyboard Instruments Colleges for Veterans 45

How Many Veterans Go to Illinois Wesleyan?

Colleges with a large veteran population are better equipped to support and accommodate those who have had military experience.

The VA reports that there are 5 G.I. Bill® students at Illinois Wesleyan. There are 1,636 students enrolled at Illinois Wesleyan. This means that approximately 0.31% use the GI Bill® to help pay for tuition, fees, and other expenses. Putting that into perspective, the Student Veterans of America estimates that about three-four percent of all college students in America are veterans.

This number includes all chapters of the GI Bill®, e.g. Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill and Reserve Education Assistance Program. It also includes Veteran Readiness and Employment. This does not include active-duty military personnel who are attending the college via Tuition Assistance. Therefore, the potential total military population could be larger than this.

Federal Veteran Programs at Illinois Wesleyan

Illinois Wesleyan University participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
DOD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Yes

What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.

Career and Vocational Support
Regionally or Nationally Accredited - view all accreditations
Provide information that increases accountability and transparency.
Participate in the Military Voluntary Education Review (MVER)
Counseling Support
Referrals to community organizations as needed.

Does Illinois Wesleyan Give Credit for Military Training?

Implied No Credit for Life Experience
NO Credit for Military Training
At this time, Illinois Wesleyan does not offer college credit for life experience.

Unfortunately, Illinois Wesleyan does not offer credit for military training.

Illinois Wesleyan Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Implied No Air Force ROTC
Yes Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
Illinois Wesleyan does offer Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs for the following military branches:

  • Army

Complaints to the VA About Illinois Wesleyan

There have been no complaints registered to the VA for this college.


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