Illinois' first public university.
Illinois State University is a public, state college in the suburb of Normal, Illinois. Illinois State University was founded in 1857. The college enrolls around 20,233 students per year, including 17,674 undergraduate students.
It is not difficult to get into Illinois State University. In 2022, Illinois State University accepted 92% of applicants. In 2022, 11,913 students applied to Illinois State University and 10,905 were admitted.
|Illinois State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance|
|Overall Acceptance Rate||92%|
|Early Decision Acceptance Rate||ED not offered|
|Early Action Acceptance Rate||EA not offered|
|Applicants Submitting SAT scores||19%|
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Illinois State University is locatedin the town of Normal, Illinois,.
If you are interested in seeing Illinois State University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 55 to Normal, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Central Illinois Regional.
You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Illinois State University and Normal are like without leaving home.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Illinois State University is Apr 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Illinois State University is Apr 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1200 and Above
1010 to 1200
1010 and Less
The median SAT score for Illinois State University students is 1106. Applicants with SAT scores of 1200 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Illinois State University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1010 to 1200 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1010 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Illinois State University.
Wondering what life at Illinois State University is like? There are approximately 20,233 students enrolled at Illinois State University, including 17,674 undergraduate students and 2,559 graduate students. 93% percent of students attend school full-time, 97% percent are from IL and 3% percent of students are from other states.
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