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Elgin Community College Admissions

Elgin Community College is not competitive to get into.

If you are planning on applying to Elgin Community College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Elgin Community College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Elgin Community College's admissions stats.

Elgin Community College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 7%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Elgin Community College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Elgin Community College.

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

Want to Apply Early to Elgin Community College?

Elgin Community College does not offer early decision or early action.

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How Difficult Is It To Get Admitted to Elgin Community College?

Getting into Elgin Community College is not competitive. Elgin Community College has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2022, Elgin Community College **accepted .

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like Elgin Community College, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores. Admissions to nursing program is program moderately difficult.

Transferring to Elgin Community College

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

For Students Waitlisted to Elgin Community College

Elgin Community College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Elgin Community College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides 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 choose schools that put the most emphasis on the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Elgin Community College

What does Elgin Community College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Standardized Test Scores Considered

Make sure to check with Elgin Community College for more information on admission factors.

Elgin Community College Application Requirements

To apply to Elgin Community College, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Elgin Community College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Other Requirements Test Scores
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Elgin Community College?

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

Out of all students that were admitted, 74% submitted a class rank. At Elgin Community College 7% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 17% were in the top 25% and 47% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Elgin Community College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA
3.75 and 3.99
3.50 and 3.74
3.25 and 3.49
3.00 and 3.24
2.50 and 2.9
2.00 and 2.49

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Elgin Community College directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects 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

Elgin Community College is not test optional. 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 Elgin Community College

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

Transfer students can enroll in Elgin Community College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Elgin Community College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Elgin Community College?

❌ Students who are admitted to Elgin Community College must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does Elgin Community College accept transfer credits?

✅ Elgin Community College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Elgin Community College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Elgin Community College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Elgin Community College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Elgin Community College?

✅ Elgin Community College is not test optional.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Elgin Community College?

❌ Elgin Community College does not offer early decision.

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Elgin Community College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission



Elgin Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Elgin Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Elgin Community College is Continuous processing.

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

Elgin Community College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Elgin Community College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

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