Colleges Easy to Get Into

Colleges with the Highest Acceptance Rate in for 2018

The least selective four year colleges in are presented below. Our ranking is comprised of institutions which accept over fifty percent of student applications. Leading the least selective list is North Park University which sent acceptance letters to 94% of the 1,925 students who applied and rejected 6%. Just because a school is less selective doesn't mean it's a lesser school academically or easy to get into. If a school receives predominantly applications from well qualified prospective students and has a large student body, it may accept a high proportion of applications. This does not mean that it's necessarily easier for lesser qualified students to get into a less selective school.

List of Highest Acceptance Rate Colleges & Universities in
Rank College Percent Admitted Academic Difficulty
1 North Park University
Chicago, Illinois
1,925 Applicants
94% Avg-  Chance
2 Hebrew Theological College
Skokie, Illinois
153 Applicants
92% Avg+  Chance
3 VanderCook College of Music
Chicago, Illinois
51 Applicants
90% Avg+  Chance
4 Illinois State University
Normal, Illinois
12,078 Applicants
89% Avg+  Chance
5 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville, Illinois
7,274 Applicants
89% Avg-  Chance
6 Aurora University
Aurora, Illinois
2,615 Applicants
88% Avg-  Chance
7 Columbia College Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
8,324 Applicants
88% N/A  Chance
8 Wheaton College
Wheaton, Illinois
1,850 Applicants
79% Very Hard  Chance
9 Olivet Nazarene University
Bourbonnais, Illinois
4,305 Applicants
78% Avg+  Chance
10 Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Carbondale, Illinois
9,106 Applicants
77% Avg-  Chance
11 National Louis University
Chicago, Illinois
1,520 Applicants
76% N/A  Chance
12 Judson University
Elgin, Illinois
676 Applicants
75% Avg+  Chance
13 Saint Xavier University
Chicago, Illinois
8,315 Applicants
75% Avg-  Chance
14 University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
17,931 Applicants
74% Hard  Chance
15 Loyola University Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
22,712 Applicants
73% Hard  Chance
16 Roosevelt University
Chicago, Illinois
5,994 Applicants
73% Avg-  Chance
17 Elmhurst College
Elmhurst, Illinois
3,458 Applicants
72% Avg+  Chance
18 Northeastern Illinois University
Chicago, Illinois
6,203 Applicants
71% Easy  Chance
19 Bradley University
Peoria, Illinois
9,786 Applicants
70% Hard  Chance
20 DePaul University
Chicago, Illinois
22,502 Applicants
70% N/A  Chance