Illinois College

Location
Jacksonville, IL
Student Size
1,154
College Type
Private University|Religious
Acceptance Rate
75%
Student To Faculty Ratio
13:1

About Our College

The Rev. John M. Ellis, a Presbyterian missionary in the East, saw the need for a “seminary of learning” in the new state of Illinois. His plans drew the attention of Congregational students at Yale College, and seven of them, in one of the famous “Yale Bands,” came westward to help found the college.

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