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Tightest Illinois Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate

Next table lists the tightest (low acceptance rate) Illinois colleges and universities to admit. Those schools have been keeping the acceptance rate in low level in recent years. University of Chicago has the lowest acceptance rate as of 6.17% for academic year 2019-2020 in Illinois. Next table shows the schools that have low acceptance rates with admission statistics and yield, also known as enrollment rate. You may want to check colleges having the highest acceptance rates in Illinois.
Tightest Illinois Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate (2019-2020)
NameAcceptance Rate# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledYield
1University of Chicago
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
6.17%34,6412,1371,72680.77%
2Northwestern University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsEvanston, IL
9.05%40,5853,6732,00654.61%
3Judson University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsElgin, IL
38.53%1,71366018928.64%
4Benedictine University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLisle, IL
41.71%4,8502,02334717.15%
5Methodist College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPeoria, IL
43.94%66291241.38%
6Governors State University
Public, 4 or more yearsUniversity Park, IL
45.61%1,43465423235.47%
7University of St Francis
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsJoliet, IL
45.62%2,2731,03723522.66%
8Northern Illinois University
Public, 4 or more yearsDekalb, IL
48.35%15,6937,5881,89725.00%
9North Park University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
47.64%4,4352,11337117.56%
10Eastern Illinois University
Public, 4 or more yearsCharleston, IL
52.50%8,8594,65192519.89%