Lewis at a Glance

Experienced Faculty

Lewis has 250 full-time faculty members who take their students’ personal and professional success to heart. The greater majority hold terminal degrees in their fields. Many are experienced practitioners. The student/faculty ratio is 13:1.

A Welcoming Campus

The Lewis main campus in Romeoville, Illinois, is a picturesque 410-acre setting which houses 1,200 students in 12 residence halls, all within walking distance of well-equipped classrooms, the library, the Student Recreation and Fitness Center, the Student Union, the Brother James Gaffney, FSC, Student Center, and Sancta Alberta Chapel. Students can also study in Oak Brook which is easily accessible to corporate offices in the suburbs. In 2009, a site was opened in Albuquerque, New Mexico to continue the Lasallian tradition of education in the Southwest. Lewis offers several degree programs online to allow students an option to learn when and where they wish.


Lewis currently has nearly 6,500 undergraduate and graduate students. Many are from the Chicago region with international students representing more than 50 different countries. Lewis welcomes students of all cultures and religious faiths. Students of color represent 34 percent of the student body, and approximately 60 percent of the student population is Roman Catholic.