The Best Illinois Colleges for a 3.8 GPA

What Illinois colleges will likely accept a 3.8 grade point average?

A high school GPA of 3.8 or A- 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 11 target colleges where students have a competitive chance of getting in with a 3.8. 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 3.8 range.

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Displaying 11 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 2 reach schools and 32 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 3.8 GPA  Avg
    • Acceptance Rate 62%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 63%
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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 3.8 GPA  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 59%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 74%
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    Illinois Wesleyan University

    • SAT Range 1220/1400
    • ACT Range 26/31
    • Average HS GPA 3.92
    • Students: 6,753
    • Tuition:$47,646
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Your 3.8 GPA  Avg -
    • Acceptance Rate 58%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 51%
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    Illinois Institute of Technology

    • 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 3.8 GPA  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 68%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 75%
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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 3.8 GPA  Avg
    • Acceptance Rate 83%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 86%
    • SAT Range 1090/1290
    • ACT Range 23/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.69
    • Students: 5,882
    • Tuition:$33,760
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Your 3.8 GPA  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 67%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 72%
    • SAT Range 850/1200
    • ACT Range 21/26
    • Average HS GPA 3.59
    • Students: 2,928
    • Tuition:$38,880
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Your 3.8 GPA  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 56%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 68%
    • SAT Range 950/1130
    • ACT Range 19/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.59
    • Students: 2,990
    • Tuition:$33,434
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Your 3.8 GPA  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 64%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 74%
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA 3.63
    • Students: 1,512
    • Tuition:$47,064
    • Your 3.8 GPA  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 58%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 67%
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    Lake Forest College

    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA 3.65
    • Students: 22,437
    • Tuition:$39,975
    • Your 3.8 GPA  Avg +
    • Acceptance Rate 68%
    • Estimated Admission Chance 75%
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    DePaul University