IIT Admission Requirements

Acceptance Rate

Admission Difficulty for Illinois Institute of Technology
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExceptional
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into IIT? The school has a 57% acceptance rate. Last year, 2,448 out of 4,287 applicants were admitted making IIT a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for average applicants.  Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores. Illinois Institute of Technology typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Illinois Institute of Technology
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 560
SAT Math 25th 640
SAT Composite 25th 1200
SAT Scores for Illinois Institute of Technology
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 670
SAT Math 75th 750
SAT Composite 75th 1420
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Illinois Institute of Technology?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1200 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1090. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1310 out of 1600. 28 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Illinois Institute of Technology admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1420 and Above Good >69%
1310 to 1420 Avg + 57%-69%
1200 to 1310 Avg - 44%-57%
1090 to 1200 Reach 31%-44%
Less than 1090 Low <31%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Illinois Institute of Technology
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 25
ACT Math 25th 27
ACT Composite 25th 26
ACT Scores for Illinois Institute of Technology
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 32
ACT Math 75th 32
ACT Composite 75th 31
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into IIT?

Admission data indicates that IIT regularly accepts students with ACT's of 26 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 24 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 31 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 79 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Illinois Institute of Technology.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Illinois Institute of Technology admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
31 and Above Good >71%
28 to 31 Avg + 57%-71%
26 to 28 Avg - 46%-57%
24 to 26 Reach 36%-46%
Less than 24 Low <36%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You will need exceptionally good grades to get into Illinois Institute of Technology. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Illinois Institute of Technology was 3.92 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as IIT accepts 57% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Illinois Institute of Technology students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 66% Good
3.50 to 3.75 18% Avg -
3.25 to 3.50 10% Reach
3.00 to 3.25 5% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 1% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low


Admission Statistics

Illinois Institute of Technology admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,305 2,982 4,287
Accepted 835 1,613 2,448
Acceptance Rate 64% 54% 57%
Enrolled 167 336 503
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 21% 21%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Illinois Institute of Technology and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Illinois Institute of Technology Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Illinois Institute of Technology
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=145725 IPEDS survey data for Illinois Institute of Technology.