Illinois College
Jacksonville, IL, USA


Key Admission Stats

Institution Type
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town
Acceptance Rate
Students Applied
Transfer Acceptance Rate
Transfer Students Admitted

Admissions Requirements

SAT Subject Tests
AP Course Credit
Dual Enrollment

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. December 1, 2018 May 1, 2019
Fall Regular Decision March 1, 2019 May 1, 2019
Test Optional
Applications Accepted
Rolling Admissions

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
Out-Of-State Students
Average GPA
Students Enrolled By GPA

3.50 - 3.74
3.25 - 3.49
3.00 - 3.24
2.50 - 2.99
2.00 - 2.49
Students Enrolled By Class Rank

Top 10%
Top 25%
Top 50%

Admissions Resources

Admissions: visit page
Admissions Email:
Admissions Telephone: 866-464-5265
For International Student Services: visit page
For Students with Disabilities: visit page
For Veteran Services: visit page

What Students Are Saying

3.81 Average Rating
Your professors will expect A LOT from you. However, they are more than willing to take the extra time to help you; many will even give you their cell phone number. Take advantage of this!

Join clubs on campus. Not only is it a great way to make new friends, but with so many options, their really is something for everyone whether it be intramural sports, choir, a religious life group or something else entirely.
Sarah from Virginia, IL
I found it amazingly helpful to ask to speak with your admissions counselor for any questions you have.
Alyssa from Galesburg, IL
have a planner, talk with you teachers, have tutors for every class, go over notes everyday after class and participate in study groups.
Geeleeyaw from Chicago, IL
To best prepare for college all you have to do is have to ability to manage your time. Your are able to have fun and do all the things you want all long as you factor in some time to finish all of your academic obligations.
Mikel from Cambridge, IL
You're welcome to visit classes on campus during the school year, and to chat with current students about their experiences at IC. Also, I recommend applying as early as possible, because IC offers a lot of merit-based scholarships, and the earlier you apply the better!
Hailie from Genoa, IL
sports are not #1 here. academics are.
grace from earlville, il
Join a literary society (kind of like a frat, but not) because you will make life long friends. Get involved in APO. It is the only service fraternity on campus and it is one of the best ways to meet people and develop your leadership skills. Getting involved as soon as possible will asure the perfect college experience.
Roger from Lomita, CA
Jump in! Illinois College allowed me to participate in activities I would not have been able to had I attended a larger college/university. I always had an interest in playing tennis. After never having played on a tennis team previously, I joined my college's team and worked my way up. I also joined Alpha Phi Omega, a co-ed service fraternity, which allowed me to help people in the community via service projects. Chemistry Club allowed me to teach younger students in the community the importance of science and the environment. This and more is available to any student.
Martha from Winthrop Harbor, IL
come and see the campus and you will feel right at home. if you are interested, apply even though the cost may be high. they do give good financial aid and there are jobs available on campus. check out a preview day.
Samuel from Brighton, IL

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