univstats

Illinois Colleges with Lowest Enrollment Rate

This page lists the schools having low yield) in Illinois. The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is the percent of students who choose to enroll after having been offered admission. Higher yield means that more admitted students are finally enrolled into the school.
Concordia University-Chicago, has the lowest yield rate of 6.81% for academic year 2021-2022 in Illinois. Chicago State University is positioned second with 7.37% yield and Illinois College follows them with 9%. Next table shows the schools that have low yield rates with admission statistics and acceptance rates. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. You may want to check colleges having the highest yield rates in Illinois.
Illinois Colleges with Lowest Enrollment Rate (2022)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1Concordia University-Chicago
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsRiver Forest, IL
6.81% 5,620 4,935 336 87.81%
2Chicago State University
Public, four-yearsChicago, IL
7.37% 4,805 2,281 168 47.47%
3Illinois College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsJacksonville, IL
9.46% 3,522 2,633 249 74.76%
4Loyola University Chicago
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsChicago, IL
9.85% 37,824 29,117 2,867 76.98%
5Monmouth College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsMonmouth, IL
10.80% 2,526 1,658 179 65.64%
6Saint Xavier University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsChicago, IL
11.32% 7,780 6,597 747 84.79%
7Illinois Institute of Technology
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsChicago, IL
11.71% 6,521 4,311 505 66.11%
8Knox College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsGalesburg, IL
12.56% 3,061 2,150 270 70.24%
9DePaul University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsChicago, IL
12.74% 32,075 22,274 2,838 69.44%
10University of Illinois Springfield
Public, four-yearsSpringfield, IL
13.31% 2,496 1,984 264 79.49%