Generally, Illinois State University is known for being a somewhat selective school. The school receives 15,487 applications every admission cycle . The acceptance rate tends to be around 82 percent which equates to about 12,600 students who were successful in the admission process of the institution. However, when the semester begins, only about 3,400 or 27% of the candidates who earned acceptance letter from Illinois State University choose to attend. Based on the school’s application data, 37% of the applicants were men while 62% were women, however, after being accepted, only 61 percent of the women decided to study at Illinois State University as compared to 38 percent of men who decided to enroll. Freshmen students are asked to submit their ACT or SAT scores to Illinois State University when applying. Usually, an ACT score between 21 - 26 or an SAT score between 1,020 - 1,220 is the range that applicants have greater chances to be accepted. This school also allows submissions of Advanced Placement (AP) credits and Dual enrollment. Illinois State University’s undergraduate application fee is $50. To submit your application to Illinois State University, you are required to present these documents: Secondary school GPA and a Secondary school record. The institution recommends that students have completions of a college-preparatory program.

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Student ACT Scores

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75th %



Student SAT Scores

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75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2020 Admissions Cycle
Applications
15,487
Male 5,785
Female 9,702

 

Acceptance
12,640
Male 4,685
Female 7,955

 

Enrollment Total
3,412
Male 1,324
Female 2,088


Acceptance Rate
81.6%
Male
81%
Female
82%

 

Yield
27%
Male
28.3%
Female
26.2%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$50


Graduate

$50



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Dual enrollment

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)


    Recommended

    Completion of college-preparatory program

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