South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium

South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium

Three Decades of Higher Education Excellence Through Collaboration

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Local Campus Locations

Main Campus: One University Parkway, Romeoville, IL 60446

Extension Sites: Tinley Park,  Hickory Hills, Oak Brook, Shorewood, Chicago, Illinois and Albuquerque, New Mexico

Major Programs of Study:

Lewis' most popular undergraduate majors include:

Aviation, Business, Criminal/Social Justice, Education, Forensic Criminal Investigation, Pre-Law, Biology, Nursing and the Health Sciences, Computer Science with Cyber Security and Video Gaming concentrations. 

Annual Student Population:

Nearly 6,500 undergraduate and graduate students

Average Student Age: 28

Number of Degree and Certificate Programs: 80 undergraduate majors and programs of study and 25 graduate programs

College Description/Overview:

Lewis University is a comprehensive, Catholic university, where the traditions of liberal learning, values and preparation for professional work come together with a synergy that gives the university its educational identity and focus. Founded in 1932, Lewis is a dynamic, coeducational university offering more than 80 undergraduate majors and programs of study, 25 graduate programs, and certificates of advanced study. Lewis is one of many schools sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, an international Roman Catholic teaching order, with more than 320 years of teaching experience in the Lasallian tradition. Lewis has 200 full-time faculty members who take their students' personal and professional success to heart. The student/faculty ratio is 13:1.

Contact Information

Office of Admissions, 815-836-5250; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Office of Graduate and Adult Admission, 815-836-5610, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. •General Information, 815-838-0500, or visit us on the web at www.lewisu.edu