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Lewis University

Romeoville, IL

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

2013-2014 Tuition

$26,780 Tuition and Fees


4579 undergraduate students
44% male / 56% female


rolling application deadline
55.9% accepted

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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, Information Science/Studies, Computer Science, Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance, Special Education and Teaching, General, Elementary Education and Teaching, Secondary Education and Teaching, Legal Assistant/Paralegal, English Language and Literature, General, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Biology/Biological 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, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician, 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, Athletic Training/Trainer, Radiation Protection/Health Physics Technician, Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Business/Commerce, General, Business Administration and Management, General, 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, Public Relations/Image Management

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 4,579
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 3,609
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 843
Percent of male undergraduates: 44%
Percent of female undergraduates: 56%
Percent of international undergraduates: 1%

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, 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)


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

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