Illinois College

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Illinois College can be found in Jacksonville, IL, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Illinois College has only around 900 enrolled students, which allows them to offer smaller classes.

Students can report either the ACT or SAT exam scores to this school. A score between 1240 to 1630 on the SAT exam, or 19 to 25 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Illinois College average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.89 - 3.25. About 60 percent of all students which applied were accepted at Illinois College, and from those that were granted acceptance about 17 percent continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Illinois College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Illinois College was reported as 61.3% in Fall 2013 with over 2,560 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1240 - 1630
  • ACT Scores: 19 - 25
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Illinois College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Illinois College, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Illinois College has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 54.5%
  • 2010-2011: 52.8%
  • 2011-2012: 64.8%
  • 2012-2013: 58.2%
  • 2013-2014: 61.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 59.6%

How Does Illinois College Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Illinois College is ten percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
MacMurray College74.9%
Blackburn College68.0%
Lincoln College87.5%
Hannibal-LaGrange University68.1%
Quincy University88.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Illinois College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading410 - 540
Math410 - 580
Writing420 - 510
Total Score1240 - 1630
ACT®Score Range
English18 - 26
Math18 - 25
Composite Score19 - 25
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