The Best Illinois Colleges for a 3.5 GPA

What Illinois colleges will likely accept a 3.5 grade point average?

A high school GPA of 3.5 or B+ average likely places you in the middle of the academic range at these Illinois schools. CollegeSimply has parsed the reported incoming freshman grade point averages for a large portion of illinois schools and selected 38 target colleges where students have a competitive chance of getting in with a 3.5. These colleges are ranked by their position on the CollegeSimply best colleges ranking. This list is intended as a guide of schools to filter further and a recommendation of colleges which have historically accepted students in the 3.5 range.

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Displaying 38 target schools where your GPA is within the typical range of past accepted applicants. You have a competitive chance at being accepted but admission is not a sure thing. Hint: You also have 3 reach schools and 7 safety schools you can consider.

    • SAT Range 1200/1460
    • ACT Range 26/32
    • Average HS GPA 3.79*
    • Students: 49,702
    • Tuition:$15,094
      Admissions Standards  Extremely High Standards
    • Your 3.5 GPA  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 62%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 45%
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    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

    • SAT Range 1120/1320
    • ACT Range 24/29
    • Average HS GPA 3.5
    • Students: 1,693
    • Tuition:$47,636
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 3.5 GPA  Avg
    • Acceptance Rate 59%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 59%
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    Illinois Wesleyan University

    • SAT Range 1120/1310
    • ACT Range 25/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.65
    • Students: 17,007
    • Tuition:$44,048
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 3.5 GPA  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 68%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 60%
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    Loyola University Chicago

    • SAT Range 1210/1420
    • ACT Range 27/32
    • Average HS GPA 3.71
    • Students: 2,944
    • Tuition:$36,420
      Admissions Standards  Extremely High Standards
    • Your 3.5 GPA  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 83%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 75%
    • SAT Range 1090/1290
    • ACT Range 23/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.69
    • Students: 5,882
    • Tuition:$33,760
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 3.5 GPA  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 67%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 56%
    • SAT Range 1120/1340
    • ACT Range 22/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.4
    • Students: 3,639
    • Tuition:$49,310
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 3.5 GPA  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 59%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 65%
    • SAT Range 990/1220
    • ACT Range 20/27
    • Average HS GPA 3.44
    • Students: 4,575
    • Tuition:$11,813
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Your 3.5 GPA  Avg
    • Acceptance Rate 53%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 56%
    • SAT Range 1030/1190
    • ACT Range 20/26
    • Average HS GPA 3.43
    • Students: 3,927
    • Tuition:$32,320
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Your 3.5 GPA  Avg
    • Acceptance Rate 47%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 51%
    • SAT Range 960/1210
    • ACT Range 20/27
    • Average HS GPA 3.36
    • Students: 2,094
    • Tuition:$35,002
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Your 3.5 GPA  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 61%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 68%
    • SAT Range 850/1200
    • ACT Range 21/26
    • Average HS GPA 3.59
    • Students: 2,928
    • Tuition:$38,880
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Your 3.5 GPA  Avg
    • Acceptance Rate 56%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 51%