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- Illinois State's 70 percent graduation rate and 81 percent freshmen retention rate are well above the national averages of 49 percent and 73 percent, respectively.
- Ten years after starting school, Illinois State alumni earn salaries that are $12,000 above the national average.
- Illinois State graduates begin repaying their college debt 25 percent faster than the national average, a result of successful job placement and strong earning potential.
Only 54 out of 1,947 public institutions have a College Scorecard as strong as Illinois State University, based on these three metrics:
- Average annual cost of less than $22,000
- Graduation rate of 70% or higher
- $47,000+ average salary after attending
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