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Colleges / College of DuPage

College of DuPage

Glen Ellyn, IL 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate87%

College of DuPage Admissions

It is not competitive to get into College of DuPage. Around 87% of applicants get into College of DuPage each year. Last year, 3,360 students applied to College of DuPage and 2,918 were admitted.

If you are planning on applying to College of DuPage, the fee for the application costs $20.

College of DuPage Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of College of DuPage's admissions stats.

College of DuPage 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

College of DuPage Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for College of DuPage.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Considering Applying Early to College of DuPage?

College of DuPage does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on College of DuPage Admissions

Transferring to College of DuPage

It is not competitive to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to College of DuPage

College of DuPage has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into College of DuPage?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you stand out. What does College of DuPage consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Make sure to check with College of DuPage for more information on admission factors.

College of DuPage Application Requirements

To apply to College of DuPage, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with College of DuPage's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript of High School Record
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.75

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into College of DuPage?

College of DuPage has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

College of DuPage does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to College of DuPage

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to College of DuPage. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in College of DuPage during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

College of DuPage Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to College of DuPage?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to College of DuPage.

Does College of DuPage accept transfer credits?

✅ College of DuPage accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. College of DuPage accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Do I have to submit test scores to College of DuPage?

✅ College of DuPage is not test optional.

What is College of DuPage's acceptance rate?

✅ College of DuPage has an acceptance rate of 87%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at College of DuPage?

❌ College of DuPage does not offer early decision.

Want To Learn More About College of DuPage?

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College of DuPage Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission


How hard is it to get into College of DuPage? College of DuPage is a open admission institution. The College of DuPage acceptance rate is 87%. This means that the institution accepts 86 out of every 100 applicants.


College of DuPage Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to College of DuPage is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to College of DuPage is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

College of DuPage SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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College of DuPage GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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