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Lewis University

Romeoville, IL
#23

Regional Universities Midwest



Lewis is a private Catholic university on 376 acres in Romeoville, Illinois, 30 minutes southwest of Chicago. Founded in 1932, it offers 80 undergraduate and 25 graduate programs, small classes and personal attention. Premier programs include criminal/social justice, education, nursing and business. Lewis also has a highly regarded Department of Aviation with an on-site airport.

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Quick Facts


1 University Parkway
Romeoville, IL 60446-2200

2014-2015 Tuition

$27,830 Tuition and Fees

Students

4613 undergraduate students
44% male / 56% female

Admission

rolling application deadline
55.9% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1932

Programs Offered

associate degree, bachelor's degree, certificate, doctorate, master's degree, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services, Other, Computer Science, Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance, Special Education and Teaching, General, Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs, Elementary Education and Teaching, Secondary Education and Teaching, Computer Engineering, General, Legal Assistant/Paralegal, English Language and Literature, General, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, General Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biomedical Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Mathematics, General, Environmental Science, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Sport and Fitness Administration/Management, Philosophy, Philosophy, Other, Religion/Religious Studies, Chemistry, General, Chemical Physics, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Forensic Science and Technology, Security and Loss Prevention Services, Fire Services Administration, Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other, Community Organization and Advocacy, Public Administration, Social Work, International Relations and Affairs, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician, Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician, Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew, Aviation/Airway Management and Operations, Air Traffic Controller, Transportation and Materials Moving, Other, Design and Visual Communications, General, Commercial and Advertising Art, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Art/Art Studies, General, Drawing, Painting, Music, General, Music Management, Dental Hygiene/Hygienist, Health/Health Care Administration/Management, Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist, Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician, Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer, Athletic Training/Trainer, Radiation Protection/Health Physics Technician, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Business/Commerce, General, Business Administration and Management, General, E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce, Accounting, Business/Managerial Economics, Finance, General, Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General, Organizational Behavior Studies, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Management Information Systems, General, Information Resources Management, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Mass Communication/Media Studies, Journalism, Radio and Television, Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia, Organizational Communication, General, Public Relations/Image Management

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 4,613
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 3,715
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 774
Percent of male undergraduates: 44%
Percent of female undergraduates: 56%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, career, international students, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Student patrols; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 0 1
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 6 2 6
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 1 0 1
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 2 1 6
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 N/A N/A
Negligent manslaughter 0 N/A N/A
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 N/A N/A
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 N/A N/A
Robbery 0 N/A N/A
Aggravated assault 0 N/A N/A
Burglary 0 N/A N/A
Motor vehicle theft 0 N/A N/A
Arson 0 N/A N/A
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 9 7 6
Liquor law violations 14 2 3
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 2 7 3
Liquor law violations 3 2 1
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 N/A N/A
Drug law violations 0 N/A N/A
Liquor law violations 0 N/A N/A

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.