Video: Transfer to Illinois State

Illinois State University is a top destination for transfer students. That’s because of what we offer transfer students, from academic to social to financial fit. Learn about how we make it easy to transfer to Illinois State University, including important resources and the application process. Our students Our student population today is 20,878, with most

A look inside housing

No matter where you live at Illinois State University, you will quickly find yourself at home. Tri-Towers Wilkins, Haynie, and Wright Halls make up Tri-Towers. Close to the action at Redbird Arena and Hancock Stadium, 75 percent of residents at Tri-Towers are new students. Students across campus can loft their beds to make the most

Why choose Illinois State?

There are many things to look for when searching for colleges. Luckily, we’re here to help! Let’s walk through some of the most important things to consider and some of the many reasons why it’s a great time to be a Redbird.

Next Steps for Admitted Transfers

We’ll walk you through registering for classes, securing your living arrangements, finalizing your financial aid, and submitting your final transcript.

Video: Message from President Dietz

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Illinois State University President Larry Dietz shares a message with the Illinois State University community as we come together to navigate the extraordinary circumstances surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19). 

Next Steps for Admitted Freshmen

We’ll walk you through the steps you need to take to finalize the process through Admissions, some basics you’ll want to understand as you consider the investment you’re about to make, and the ways in which Illinois State helps you make a successful transition to college life.