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Getting Started

Thank you for your interest in Illinois State University!

Each year, our campus welcomes international students and scholars to become members of the Redbird family. We currently have individuals representing over 70 different countries from around the globe. Illinois State values diversity and encourages the fostering of a global perspective.

How to Apply

The application process for international students and scholars varies depending on the purpose of your visit.

International Students

Illinois State University provides 160+ undergraduate and 90+ graduate degrees as well as Academic English and Pathway Programs. With such a variety of options, we are sure you will find the program that's just right for you.

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