Illinois Colleges Ranked by Highest GPA

List of Colleges by GPA

Below is a list of the 67 colleges in Illinois with the highest average high school GPA for incoming freshmen. University of Chicago tops the list with an average reported GPA of 4.2. Note that not all colleges report GPA for their incoming class. Those with asterisk(*) denote a predicted GPA by the CollegeSimply AI algorithm.

GPA Data is reported by participating colleges to Wintergreen Orchard House and is reproduced under license.

List of Illinois Colleges Ranked by Highest GPA
School Average GPA
University of Chicago

Weighted GPA

Chicago, IL

4.2 
Illinois Institute of Technology

Weighted GPA

Chicago, IL

4.06 
Northwestern University

Estimated GPA

Evanston, IL

3.92*
Bradley University

Peoria, IL

3.82 
Wheaton College

Wheaton, IL

3.81 
DePaul University

Chicago, IL

3.8 
Illinois Wesleyan University

Bloomington, IL

3.8 
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Estimated GPA

Champaign, IL

3.79*
Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, IL

3.76 
Dominican University

Weighted GPA

River Forest, IL

3.72 
Lake Forest College

Lake Forest, IL

3.71 
North Central College

Naperville, IL

3.69 
School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago, IL

3.6 
Lewis University

Romeoville, IL

3.6 
University of St Francis

Joliet, IL

3.6 
Elmhurst College

Elmhurst, IL

3.59 
Kaskaskia College

Centralia, IL

3.59 
Illinois College

Jacksonville, IL

3.57