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Find out if Lewis is the right fit for you.

Discovering your perfect college match is exciting, but we also know it can be challenging. That’s why we’ve tried to make it as easy as possible for you to find the information you’re looking for. But in case you get stuck, just contact us and we’ll be happy to help.

Does Lewis Have My Major?
Lewis has more than 80 undergraduate majors and areas of study and 25 graduate degree programs – each of which are continually modified to match the market’s high-demand fields. See if we have what you’re looking for, or discover a new potential career field. If you are undecided, that’s OK – many prospective students are.

Can I Afford Lewis?
As a private, not-for-profit University, we are committed to providing you with a world-class education, while being mindful of your costs. Make a decision that will pay off in the long term. In a 2013 national study of colleges by Payscale.com, Lewis ranked in the top Ten of Universities in Illinois based on students’ return on investment and expected lifetime earnings. Through scholarships, grants, loans and student work programs, we’ll work with you to determine the best way to finance your education.

Will I Fit in at Lewis?
Lewis’ supportive educational community is the perfect place for students looking for a more personal experience. You will be challenged and supported, both in and out of the classroom to become the best at what you do. Small class sizes and numerous opportunities to get involved create the optimal learning environment. Our campus welcomes students of all cultures and faiths. The rich diversity of backgrounds helps our graduates to succeed in a global marketplace, knowledgeable of peoples’ diverse perspectives. Here are some options and resources to discover what life at Lewis feels like.

What’s Next?
Learn more about specific next-steps.