Illinois Public Colleges Ranked by Lowest Acceptance Rate

List of Public Colleges by Acceptance Rate

List of Public Colleges by Acceptance Rate

Below is a ranking of the 59 public colleges in Illinois with the lowest acceptance rate for freshman undergraduate applications. Chicago State University leads the list by accepting 33% 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 Public Colleges Ranked by Lowest Acceptance Rate
College Acceptance Rate
C

Chicago, IL

33%
I

Springfield, IL

53%
N

Dekalb, IL

54%
E

Charleston, IL

55%
N

Chicago, IL

56%
W

Macomb, IL

59%
I

Champaign, IL

62%
S

Carbondale, IL

72%
I

Chicago, IL

76%
S

Edwardsville, IL

87%
I

Normal, IL

89%
S

Belleville, IL

100%
B

Moline, IL

100%
C

Galesburg, IL

100%
C

Chicago, IL

100%
C

Chicago, IL

100%
C

Chicago, IL

100%
C

Chicago, IL

100%
C

Chicago, IL

100%
C

Chicago, IL

100%