Generally, Illinois State University is known for being a non selective school. The school receives 11,913 applications every admission cycle . The acceptance rate tends to be around 92 percent which equates to about 11,000 students who were successful in the admission process of the institution. However, when the semester begins, only about 3,400 or 31% of the candidates who earned acceptance letter from Illinois State University choose to attend. Based on the school’s application data, 38% of the applicants were men while 61% were women, however, after being accepted, only 58 percent of the women decided to study at Illinois State University as compared to 41 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 20 - 26 or an SAT score between 1,030 - 1,230 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

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2021 Admissions Cycle
Applications
11,913
Male 4,639
Female 7,274

 

Acceptance
10,959
Male 4,153
Female 6,806

 

Enrollment Total
3,397
Male 1,417
Female 1,980


Acceptance Rate
92%
Male
89.5%
Female
93.6%

 

Yield
31%
Male
34.1%
Female
29.1%


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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