Skip to Main Content

Illinois State University Admissions

Illinois State admissions is somewhat selective with an acceptance rate of 89%. Students that get into Illinois State have an average ACT score between 21-26. The regular admissions application deadline for Illinois State is rolling. Interested students can apply for early action and early decision. The early action deadline is December 31, and the early decision deadline is November 15.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
89%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
12,078
SAT Range
SAT Reading
SAT Math
Students Submitting SAT
0%
ACT Range
21-26
ACT English
21-26
ACT Math
19-26
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
99%

Test Prep

SAT and ACT Prep Options
Learn More
  • Score higher—guaranteed, or your money back
  • A team of teachers ready to answer your questions
Learn More
  • Affordable, effective, and enjoyable online test prep
  • Guaranteed score improvement with smart feedback and progress tracking
Learn More
  • 200-Point SAT & 4-Point ACT Score Improvement Guarantees
  • Save $200 When You Enroll Online

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Early Decision Deadline
November 15
Early Action Deadline
December 31
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$50
Application Website
Accepts Common App
Accepts Coalition App
Yes

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Required
  • Recommendations
    Neither required nor recommended
Poll
75%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.80 responses
Poll
75%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.80 responses
Explore Admissions at Similar Colleges
More
Back to Full Profile