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Colleges / Illinois College

Illinois College

Jacksonville, IL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate81%

About Illinois College

Illinois College is a private, religious college in the town of Jacksonville, Illinois. Illinois College was founded in 1829. The college enrolls around 1,029 students per year, including 1,028 undergrads.

Illinois College Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Illinois College. Around 81% of applicants get into Illinois College each year. In 2022, 3,091 students applied to Illinois College and 2,497 were admitted.

Illinois College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 81%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 63.8%

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Illinois College is located in Jacksonville, Illinois, near St. Louis.

If you are interested in seeing Illinois College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 72 to Jacksonville, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Lambert-St. Louis International.

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College Info

1101 West College Avenue Jacksonville, IL 62650-2299

Campus Setting: Small Town

Illinois College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 15

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Illinois College is Aug 15.

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

Illinois College is a member of the Coalition for College.

More than an application, the Coalition provides free tools and resources to help students through the college admissions process, beginning as early as 9th grade.

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Illinois College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

960 - 1110


Math SAT Range

480 - 565


Reading SAT Range

480 - 565

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1110 and Above


960 to 1110


960 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Illinois College students is 1063. Applicants with SAT scores of 1110 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Illinois College, while applicants with SAT scores between 960 to 1110 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 960 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Illinois College.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Illinois College is like? There are approximately 1,029 students enrolled at Illinois College, including 1,028 undergraduate students and 1 graduate students. 96% percent of students attend school full-time, 83% percent are from IL and 17% percent of students are from other states.


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