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. Approximately a thousand students are enrolled at Illinois College.

About 80 percent of all students which applied were accepted at Illinois College, and from those that were granted acceptance about 11 percent continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Illinois College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Illinois College was reported as 78.0% in Fall 2020 with over 3,730 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.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Illinois College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 54.0%
  • 2017-2018: 54.9%
  • 2018-2019: 75.9%
  • 2019-2020: 78.0%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 65.2%

How Does Illinois College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Illinois College is thirty-eight percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
MacMurray College62.7%
University of Illinois at Springfield76.8%
Blackburn College57.1%
Lincoln College66.9%
Hannibal-LaGrange University61.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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