Generally, Illinois State University is known for being a somewhat selective selective school. The school receives 16,151 applications every admission cycle . The acceptance rate tends to be around 82 percent which equates to about 13,200 students who were successful in the admission process of the institution. However, when the semester begins, only about 3,800 or 29% 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 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 1,020 - 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 credit. Illinois State University’s undergraduate application fee is $50. To submit your application to Illinois State University, you are required to present these documents: ACT/SAT scores, 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

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2019 Admissions Cycle
Applications
16,151
Male 6,128
Female 10,023

 

Acceptance
13,243
Male 4,986
Female 8,256

 

Enrollment Total
3,840
Male 1,602
Female 2,238


Acceptance Rate
82%
Male
81.4%
Female
82.4%

 

Yield
29%
Male
32.1%
Female
27.1%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$50


Graduate

$50



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Dual credit

    Admission considerations

    Required

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


    Recommended

    Completion of college-preparatory program

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