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Facts at a Glance

Who are we? We RU! Get to know us by the numbers below, or learn more about the University's mission and vision, our accreditation, or our graduation and retention statistics.

  • 2015 men’s soccer team ranked number one in the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference
  • Wabash Building named best real estate projectin the U.S. (2015 International Real Estate Federation)

  1. 45% first-generation students, adding unique culture and experiences to our student body
  2. 45% students of color
  3. Approx. 400 international students from 73 countries and a wealth of global perspectives

  • Second most diverse college in Illinois (Niche College Rankings 2015)
  • Second best college location in Illinois (Niche College Rankings 2016)
  • Second tallest university building in the United States (Collegefinder 2014)

You’re never just a number. Our small enrollment ensures our faculty give you the education you deserve.

Third best residence hall in Illinois (Niche College Rankings 2016)

Third most ethnically diverse college in the midwest (U.S. News & World Report 2018)

Eighth best college in the U.S. for student satisfaction ( 2013)

Tenth highest-rated PsyD program in the U.S. (Best Counseling Degrees 2016)

You’ll achieve your academic plans with our 70 undergraduate and 46 graduate degree programs. Your future career goals are within reach.

Fourteenth most environmentally-friendly university building in the world  ( 2015)

We pay attention to each and every one of you. Our small class sizes give you valuable face-to-face time with our expert faculty.

Get involved with one of our 50+ student organizations