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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. Roosevelt University, has the lowest yield rate as of 9.13% for academic year 2019-2020 in Illinois. Chicago State University is positioned second with 9.65% yield and Concordia University-Chicago follows them with 10%. 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 (2020)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1Roosevelt University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
9.13% 4,966 3,342 305 67.30%
2Chicago State University
Public, 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
9.65% 3,126 1,980 191 63.34%
3Concordia University-Chicago
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsRiver Forest, IL
10.41% 4,498 3,361 350 74.72%
4Illinois College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsJacksonville, IL
11.11% 3,725 2,907 323 78.04%
5Saint Xavier University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
11.38% 8,083 5,872 668 72.65%
6Rockford University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsRockford, IL
12.20% 2,297 1,246 152 54.24%
7Dominican University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsRiver Forest, IL
12.55% 5,188 3,338 419 64.34%
8Knox College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsGalesburg, IL
13.70% 3,397 2,321 318 68.32%
9Bradley University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPeoria, IL
13.94% 10,708 7,518 1,048 70.21%
10DePaul University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
14.32% 26,895 18,348 2,627 68.22%