Illinois Private Colleges Ranked by Lowest Acceptance Rate

List of Private Colleges by Acceptance Rate

List of Private Colleges by Acceptance Rate

Below is a ranking of the 53 private 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 2018/19 academic year by the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics.

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

Chicago, IL

7%
N

Evanston, IL

8%
M

Peoria, IL

39%
N

Chicago, IL

47%
S

Joliet, IL

47%
G

Greenville, IL

48%
R

Rockford, IL

49%
B

Carlinville, IL

52%
M

Jacksonville, IL

55%
N

Naperville, IL

56%
E

Eureka, IL

57%
I

Chicago, IL

58%
L

Lake Forest, IL

58%
L

Romeoville, IL

58%
S

Chicago, IL

59%
I

Bloomington, IL

59%
M

Decatur, IL

61%
B

Lisle, IL

63%
R

Chicago, IL

63%
A

Rock Island, IL

64%