Tightest Illinois Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate
The 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. For the ranking, we only include 4-years colleges with at least 1,000 new students (freshmen).
The following 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.
|Name||Acceptance Rate||# of Applicants||# of Admitted||# of Enrolled||Yield|
|1||University of Chicago||6.17%||34,641||2,137||1,726||80.77%|
|3||Northern Illinois University||48.35%||15,693||7,588||1,897||25.00%|
|4||University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign||59.03%||43,509||25,684||7,665||29.84%|
|5||Southern Illinois University-Carbondale||66.38%||5,377||3,569||1,037||29.06%|
|6||Loyola University Chicago||67.22%||25,583||17,198||2,630||15.29%|
|9||University of Illinois at Chicago||72.70%||22,696||16,501||4,407||26.71%|
|10||Illinois State University||81.94%||16,151||13,234||3,860||29.17%|