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Illinois Colleges

Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled

For the academic year 2021-2022, 1,587,259 students have applied and among them 894,786 were admitted to Illinois Colleges. 200,010 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 (2021-2022)
Illinois Colleges
ApplicantsAdmittedEnrolled
Total1,587,259 894,786200,010
Public Schools539,147 357,83192,295
4 Years (Or High)539,147 357,83192,295
2-4 Years0 00
Less Than 2 Years0 00
Private Schools1,048,112 536,955107,715
4 Years (Or High)1,046,738 535,818106,990
2-4 Years1,285 1,056661
Less Than 2 Years89 8164
[CHART#1] Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled for Illinois Colleges

Acceptance Rate

The average acceptance rate of Illinois Colleges is 56.37% in academic year 2021-2022. Public schools' average acceptance rate was 66.37% and the average rate of private schools was 51.23%. The following table and chart illustrates the average acceptance rate for Illinois Colleges with comparable factors.
Acceptance Rate (2021-2022)
Illinois Colleges
Acceptance Rate
All Schools Average56.37%
Public Schools66.37%
4 Years (Or High)66.37%
2-4 Years0.00%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
Private Schools51.23%
4 Years (Or High)51.19%
2-4 Years82.18%
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 56.37% in academic year 2021-2022. Public schools' average admission yield was 66.37% and the average rate of private schools was 51.23%. 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) (2021-2022)
Illinois Colleges
Admission Yield
All Schools Average22.35%
Public Schools25.79%
4 Years (Or High)25.79%
2-4 Years0.00%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
Private Schools20.06%
4 Years (Or High)19.97%
2-4 Years62.59%
Less Than 2 Years79.01%
[CHART#3] Yield (Enrollment Rate) for Illinois Colleges

SAT Scores

The average SAT score of Illinois Colleges is 873 for the academic year 2021-2022. Next table shows SAT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2021-2022. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th score of students who enrolled in colleges.
SAT Scores (2021-2022)
Illinois Colleges
Evidence-based Reading and WritingMath
All Schools Average (4 years schools)25%395392
75%479480
Public Schools25%437430
75%532533
Private Schools25%354355
75%426427
[CHART#4] SAT Scores for Illinois Colleges

ACT Scores

The average ACT score of Illinois Colleges is 37 for the academic year 2021-2022. The following table shows ACT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2021-2022. 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 (2021-2022)
Illinois Colleges
CompositeEnglishMath
All Schools Average25%16 1515
75%21 2120
Public Schools25%181717
75%232422
Private Schools25%141413
75%181918
[CHART#5] ACT Scores for Illinois Colleges