IIT Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Illinois Institute of Technology
How hard is it to get into IIT and can I get accepted? The school has a 54% acceptance rate ranking it #11 in Illinois for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,542 out of 4,705 applicants were admitted making IIT a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 17 percent. Illinois Institute of Technology typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top ten percent of their high school class.
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IIT SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT33%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||630|
|SAT Math 25th||670|
|SAT Composite 25th||1300|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||700|
|SAT Math 75th||760|
|SAT Composite 75th||1460|
|Average SAT Score||1380|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Illinois Institute of Technology?
Illinois Institute of Technology typically requires applicants to be in the top 12 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1300 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 1220. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1380 out of 1600. The school ranks #4 in Illinois for highest average SAT composite score. 33 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1460 and Above||Good||>67%|
|1380 to 1460||Avg +||54%-67%|
|1300 to 1380||Avg -||41%-54%|
|1220 to 1300||Reach||29%-41%|
|Less than 1220||Low||<29%|
IIT ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT77%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||24|
|ACT Math 25th||27|
|ACT Composite 25th||25|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||32|
|ACT Math 75th||32|
|ACT Composite 75th||31|
|Average ACT Score||28|
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 25 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 22 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 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. The school ranks #5 in Illinois for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 77 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Illinois Institute of Technology.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|31 and Above||Good||>67%|
|28 to 31||Avg +||54%-67%|
|25 to 28||Avg -||41%-54%|
|22 to 25||Reach||29%-41%|
|Less than 22||Low||<29%|
Avg. High School GPA3.92
Typical High School GradesA-
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. The school ranks #2 in Illinois for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as IIT accepts 54% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|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|
51% of Illinois Institute of Technology freshman were in the top ten percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||51%|
|Top 25% of class||82%|
|Top 50% of class||98%|
|Bottom 50% of class||2%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||16%||20%||19%|
What are the requirements for admission to Illinois Institute of Technology and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.