Hardest to Get In in Illinois

Odds of becoming an astronaut: 12.1 million to 1. Odds of becoming the United States president: 10 million to 1. The good news is compared to these statistics, you have a great shot of getting into these colleges and universities. *Acceptance rate data used in this ranking comes from the U.S. Department of Education.

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1
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
16%
2
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL
18%
3
Chicago State University
Chicago, IL
38%
4
Rockford University
Rockford, IL
40%
5
North Park University
Chicago, IL
42%
6
Saint Xavier University
Chicago, IL
49%
7
National Louis University
Chicago, IL
51%
8
St. Francis - Illinois
Joliet, IL
51%
9
S Illinois Carbondale
Carbondale, IL
51%
10
Illinois Institute of Technology
Chicago, IL
54%
11
Concordia University Chicago
River Forest, IL
55%
12
Millikin University
Decatur, IL
55%
13
Lewis University
Romeoville, IL
56%
14
Illinois at Springfield
Springfield, IL
56%
15
Northern Illinois University
Dekalb, IL
56%
16
Lake Forest College
Lake Forest, IL
57%
17
Dominican University
River Forest, IL
57%
18
Loyola University Chicago
Chicago, IL
58%
19
Illinois College
Jacksonville, IL
58%
20
Illinois Wesleyan University
Bloomington, IL
60%
21
North Central College
Naperville, IL
60%
22
Greenville College
Greenville, IL
61%
23
Blackburn College
Carlinville, IL
61%
24
Monmouth College
Monmouth, IL
62%
25
DePaul University
Chicago, IL
62%