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Illinois Colleges

Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled

For the academic year 2022-2023, 2,018,851 students have applied and among them 1,153,104 were admitted to Illinois Colleges. 252,117 students were finally enrolled into one of accepted schools. The following table and chart illustrates the number of applicant, admitted, and enrolled students for Illinois Colleges.
Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled (2022-2023)
Illinois Colleges
ApplicantsAdmittedEnrolled
Total2,018,851 1,153,104252,117
Public Schools686,197 463,779116,496
4 Years (Or High)686,197 463,779116,496
2-4 Years0 00
Less Than 2 Years0 00
Private Schools1,332,654 689,325135,621
4 Years (Or High)1,330,931 687,903134,724
2-4 Years1,634 1,341833
Less Than 2 Years89 8164
[CHART#1] Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled for Illinois Colleges

Acceptance Rate

The average acceptance rate of Illinois Colleges is 57.12% in academic year 2022-2023. Public schools' average acceptance rate was 67.59% and the average rate of private schools was 51.73%. The following table and chart illustrates the average acceptance rate for Illinois Colleges with comparable factors.
Acceptance Rate (2022-2023)
Illinois Colleges
Acceptance Rate
All Schools Average57.12%
Public Schools67.59%
4 Years (Or High)67.59%
2-4 Years0.00%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
Private Schools51.73%
4 Years (Or High)51.69%
2-4 Years82.07%
Less Than 2 Years91.01%
[CHART#2] Acceptance Rate for Illinois Colleges

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The average yield, also know as enrollment rate, of Illinois Colleges was 57.12% in academic year 2022-2023. Public schools' average admission yield was 67.59% and the average rate of private schools was 51.73%. The admission yield is a rate of number of enrolled students over number of students who are allowed to admit. The following table and chart illustrates the average admission yield for Illinois Colleges with comparable factors.
Yield (Enrollment Rate) (2022-2023)
Illinois Colleges
Admission Yield
All Schools Average21.86%
Public Schools25.12%
4 Years (Or High)25.12%
2-4 Years0.00%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
Private Schools19.67%
4 Years (Or High)19.58%
2-4 Years62.12%
Less Than 2 Years79.01%
[CHART#3] Yield (Enrollment Rate) for Illinois Colleges

SAT Scores

The average SAT score of Illinois Colleges is 742 for the academic year 2022-2023. Next table shows SAT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2022-2023. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th score of students who enrolled in colleges.
SAT Scores (2022-2023)
Illinois Colleges
Evidence-based Reading and WritingMath
All Schools Average (4 years schools)25%338331
75%409405
Public Schools25%336328
75%411405
Private Schools25%340334
75%408405
[CHART#4] SAT Scores for Illinois Colleges

ACT Scores

The average ACT score of Illinois Colleges is 31 for the academic year 2022-2023. The following table shows ACT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2022-2023. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th scores of students who enrolled in the colleges.
ACT Scores (2022-2023)
Illinois Colleges
CompositeEnglishMath
All Schools Average25%14 1313
75%18 1817
Public Schools25%141413
75%181818
Private Schools25%141313
75%171817
[CHART#5] ACT Scores for Illinois Colleges