Illinois Wesleyan has grown to become one of the nation’s leading liberal arts institutions. IWU enrolls just over 2,000 undergraduates from across the nation and around the globe and our graduates can be found in all 50 states and 52 countries. Illinois Wesleyan has been known for its excellence in undergraduate education, since its founding in 1850. Today our more than 80 majors, minors and programs range from the traditional liberal arts and sciences to professional and pre-professional programs. Our facilities are among the finest anywhere and our vibrant campus life is enriched by the Bloomington-Normal community, perennially considered one of the best college towns in the nation.