About Illinois College
Established in 1829, Illinois College is a small and private liberal arts college. It is located in Jacksonville, Illinois and affiliated with the Presbyterian Church. Illinois College’s first president, Edward Beecher, was an opponent of slavery.
By having a long tradition of academic excellence, Illinois College offers exceptional education at an affordable cost on a safe and beautiful campus. It believes in the development of character and personality as well as intellectual training.
Illinois College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.