Chances of getting into Illinois Institute of Technology

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
54%
Admission Difficulty for Illinois Institute of Technology
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExceptional
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into IIT and can I get accepted? The school has a 54% acceptance rate. 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

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1300-1460
Applicants Submitting SAT
33%
SAT Scores for Illinois Institute of Technology
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 630
SAT Math 25th 670
SAT Composite 25th 1300
SAT Scores for Illinois Institute of Technology
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 700
SAT Math 75th 760
SAT Composite 75th 1460
Average SAT Score 1380

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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. 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Illinois Institute of Technology admission chances by SAT score
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%
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IIT ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
25-31 
Applicants Submitting ACT
77%
ACT Scores for Illinois Institute of Technology
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 24
ACT Math 25th 27
ACT Composite 25th 25
ACT Scores for Illinois Institute of Technology
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. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 77 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 >67%
28 to 31 Avg + 54%-67%
25 to 28 Avg - 41%-54%
22 to 25 Reach 29%-41%
Less than 22 Low <29%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.92
Typical High School Grades
A-

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 54% 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

High School Class Rank

51% of Illinois Institute of Technology freshman were in the top ten percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Illinois Institute of Technology students
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%

Admission Statistics

Illinois Institute of Technology admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,478 3,227 4,705
Accepted 908 1,634 2,542
Acceptance Rate 61% 51% 54%
Enrolled 149 322 471
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 16% 20% 19%

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.