A campus at the center of it all
Illinois State University is located in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois, which has been ranked in the Top 10 College Towns in the US by the American Institute for Economic Research. International students at Illinois State can enjoy the friendly and welcoming culture of the Midwest while also being in one of the hottest job markets in the US. The state of Illinois is ranked fourth in the nation for the most Fortune 500 company headquarters. The campus’ close proximity to Chicago offers students access to one of the largest cities in the US as well as many professional opportunities.