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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Northeastern Illinois University
Chicago, IL
63%
27
Western Illinois University
Macomb, IL
63%
28
Bradley University
Peoria, IL
63%
29
Illinois
Champaign, IL
63%
30
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL
64%
31
Eastern Illinois University
Charleston, IL
65%
32
VanderCook College of Music
Chicago, IL
65%
33
Judson University
Elgin, IL
65%
34
MacMurray College
Jacksonville, IL
66%
35
McKendree University
Lebanon, IL
66%
36
Lincoln Christian University
Lincoln, IL
67%
37
Elmhurst College
Elmhurst, IL
68%
38
Wheaton College - Illinois
Wheaton, IL
69%
39
Augustana College - Illinois
Rock Island, IL
69%
40
Blessing Rieman College of Nursing
Quincy, IL
69%
41
Lexington College
Chicago, IL
71%
42
Shimer College
Chicago, IL
71%
43
Eureka College
Eureka, IL
73%
44
Illinois State University
Normal, IL
74%
45
Aurora University
Aurora, IL
75%
46
Benedictine University
Lisle, IL
76%
47
Roosevelt University
Chicago, IL
76%
48
Knox College
Galesburg, IL
78%
49
Art Inst. of Chicago
Chicago, IL
78%
50
Olivet Nazarene University
Bourbonnais, IL
79%