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SAT scores needed to get into University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Average Score and SAT Requirements

Average SAT Score 1330

The average composite SAT score for admitted University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign freshman is 1330 out of 1600. Illinois students have the 97th highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1330 is in the 90th percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1200 to 1460

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1200 to 1460. The 75th percentile score is 1460 while the 25th percentile score is 1200.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by Illinois but we estimate it to be around a 1070 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 690

The average score for Illinois students on the math portion of the SAT is 690 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 610 and the 75th percentile score 770.

Average SAT Reading Score 640

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 590 to 690 and the average score for University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign students is 640.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

63 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 63.3%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.79.

Can I get into Illinois with a 1460 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1460 or higher is very competitive at Illinois and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have a very good chance of acceptance, around 76% or higher.

Can I get into Illinois with a 1330 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1330 to 1450 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. You have a good chance of acceptance, around 63% to 75%.

Can I get into Illinois with a 1200 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1200 to 1320 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 47% to 62% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into Illinois with a 1070 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 1070 to 1190 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 46% chance of admission to Illinois. SAT scores below 1070 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
Admission chances to University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 87%
1590 86%
1580 85%
1570 85%
1560 84%
1550 83%
1540 83%
1530 82%
1520 81%
1510 81%
1500 80%
1490 79%
1480 78%
1470 77%
1460 76%
1450 75%
1440 75%
1430 74%
1420 73%
1410 72%
1400 71%
1390 70%
1380 69%
1370 67%
1360 66%
1350 65%
1340 64%
1330 63%
1320 62%
1310 61%
1300 59%
1290 58%
1280 57%
1270 56%
1260 55%
1250 53%
1240 52%
1230 51%
1220 50%
1210 48%
1200 47%
1190 46%
1180 45%
1170 44%
1160 42%
1150 41%
1140 40%
1130 39%
1120 38%
1110 36%
1100 35%
1090 34%
1080 33%
1070 32%
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=145637 IPEDS survey data for University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.