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Here’s the basic information about Illinois State University at a glance. Be sure to check out the ISU Parent and Family Guide below as well!
Name:Illinois State University
Address:North and School Streets
NormalIL, 61790-1000
Phone Number:(309) 438-2111
Type:Academic, Continuing Education
Awards:Bachelor's Degree, Post-baccalaureate Certificate, Master's Degree, Post-Master's Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional)
Campus Setting:Suburban
Campus Housing:Yes
Student Population:20615
Faculty Ratio:19 to 1

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  • Dear Teenage Son, The Truth is I Am Jealous
    As I entered the family room, I marveled at just how much space my teenage son now takes up on the couch. His legs sprawled towards the carpet and his shock of curly, unwashed hair brushed his forehead as his face scowled at the phone in his hands. He’d been there for hours, too: due […]
  • Here’s One Way My Divorce Changed My Sons for the Better
    We got a little snow last night and my oldest son told me before he left for school he would snow blow when he got home. I was going to ask him to do it anyway as it’s something he’s done around the house for a few years, even when his father lived here. But […]
  • What My Teenage Daughters Taught Me About Instagram, The Breakfast Club and Life
    Yes! Parenting is amazing, tough, rewarding, challenging, incredible, invigorating and exhausting all at the same time. Throw in a couple of teenage daughters into the mix, and life is brought to a whole new level. We teach our children each and every day, but they also teach us! Many parents complain that the teenage years […]
  • Dear Daughter, When the World Says You Are Not Enough
    Dear Daughter, I saw your smiling face crumble out of the corner of my eye. I noticed you stopped scrolling on your phone and looked deeper into the screen. Your body that was sitting comfortably in our minivan went rigid, and then you shifted in the leather seat to look out the window towards snowy […]

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  • Student Spotlight, Feb. 19, 2018
    Kayla N. Mazza, a 2016 graduate of Palisade High School, was named to the fall 2017 semester dean's list at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego. □ Mindy R. ... Tiffany Clock of Paonia was named to the fall 2017 semester academic dean's list at Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, California.
  • COLLEGE NEWS: Fall dean's lists
    n Carvel Graham of Kenosha was placed on the fall semester dean's list with a 3.75 or higher GPA in the College of Liberal Arts at St. Cloud University (Minn.). Graham is majoring in psychology. n Kenosha resident and Azusa Pacific University (Calif.) student Nathan Whitmire made the academic dean's ...
  • 19 CSUN Notches Wins Over Azusa Pacific
    Azusa Pacific Box Score · Toronto Box Score GLENDORA, Calif.---No. 19 CSUN Water Polo built off the momentum established last weekend at the Triton Invitational with two victories on Saturday morning. The Matadors defeated Azusa Pacific 7-4 and routed the University of Toronto 13-3 at the Citrus ...


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