Illinois Colleges Ranked by Lowest Acceptance Rate

List of Colleges by Acceptance Rate

List of Colleges by Acceptance Rate

Below is a ranking of the 127 colleges in Illinois with the lowest acceptance rate for freshman undergraduate applications. University of Chicago leads the list by accepting 7% of high school students that applied.

Data is reported for the 2017/18 academic year by the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics.

List of Illinois Colleges Ranked by Lowest Acceptance Rate
College Acceptance Rate
C

Chicago, IL

7%
N

Evanston, IL

8%
C

Chicago, IL

33%
M

Peoria, IL

39%
N

Chicago, IL

47%
S

Joliet, IL

47%
G

Greenville, IL

48%
R

Rockford, IL

49%
M

Peoria, IL

50%
B

Carlinville, IL

52%
I

Springfield, IL

53%
N

Dekalb, IL

54%
E

Charleston, IL

55%
M

Jacksonville, IL

55%
N

Naperville, IL

56%
N

Chicago, IL

56%
E

Eureka, IL

57%
I

Chicago, IL

58%
L

Lake Forest, IL

58%
L

Romeoville, IL

58%