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  1. #2 Best Colleges in Illinois.

    University of Chicago

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    4 Year,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    1204 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says My favorite part of UChicago is definitely its academics -- students are constantly encouraged to debate, rethink, and most importantly, listen. I was able to take a graduate student course as a....

    Read 1204 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 6%,

    Net Price: $36,584,

    SAT Range: 1500-1570,

  2. #3 Best Colleges in Illinois.

    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

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    4 Year,

    URBANA, IL,

    4737 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says The University of Illinois is a great school that has so much to offer its students, especially those looking to go into Engineering or any STEM field. The campus is lively and the Champaign-Urbana....

    Read 4737 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 63%,

    Net Price: $13,517,

    SAT Range: 1200-1460,

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  4. #4 Best Colleges in Illinois.

    Wheaton College - Illinois

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    4 Year,

    WHEATON, IL,

    649 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I am so grateful for choosing Wheaton. As a freshman, I already feel very at home here. Even in the midst of a pandemic, Wheaton has been extremely intentional about building community. Also, in my....

    Read 649 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 87%,

    Net Price: $27,474,

    SAT Range: 1210-1450,

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  6. #7 Best Colleges in Illinois.

    Illinois Wesleyan University

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    4 Year,

    BLOOMINGTON, IL,

    608 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Illinois Wesleyan University puts a focus on academics and not partying and I love that! The courses are rigorous, making it the perfect campus for people who love to learn. There is very high job....

    Read 608 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 57%,

    Net Price: $32,545,

    SAT Range: 1100-1300,

  7. #9 Best Colleges in Illinois.

    Augustana College - Illinois

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    4 Year,

    ROCK ISLAND, IL,

    754 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says At Augustana, I received a very "hands-on" education. I was a double major in Communication Disorders and Sciences and Spanish for Professional Use. In the CSD department, I was a student-clinician....

    Read 754 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 57%,

    Net Price: $24,233,

  8. #10 Best Colleges in Illinois.

    Illinois Institute of Technology

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    4 Year,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    696 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I love my university. The people here are very enthusiastic and are good at keeping up with the workload. It makes the fatigue of studying a lot easier on a lot of us. Not to mention it's awesome to....

    Read 696 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 61%,

    Net Price: $28,161,

    SAT Range: 1200-1390,

  9. #13 Best Colleges in Illinois.

    University of Illinois at Chicago

    4 Year,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    3326 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says This is my first academic year at The University of Illinois at Chicago. I transferred to this University after attending to previous institutions. Prior to my time at UIC I didn't enjoy learning....

    Read 3326 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 73%,

    Net Price: $12,614,

    SAT Range: 1030-1250,

  10. #14 Best Colleges in Illinois.

    Knox College

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    4 Year,

    GALESBURG, IL,

    521 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Being in my third year as a Knox College student, each year that I return to Knox College in the fall reminds me of why I fell in love with the institution in the first place. Being an out-of-state....

    Read 521 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 71%,

    Net Price: $23,266,

    SAT Range: 1080-1320,

  11. #15 Best Colleges in Illinois.

    Illinois State University

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    4 Year,

    NORMAL, IL,

    2946 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Illinois State University is one of the best places to grow not only as a student but as a person as a whole! I expanded my cultural horizons, met people from all walks of life, and really submersed....

    Read 2946 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 81%,

    Net Price: $20,933,

    SAT Range: 1020-1220,

  12. #20 Best Colleges in Illinois.

    Dominican University

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    4 Year,

    RIVER FOREST, IL,

    704 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I transferred to Dominican after graduating from community college. The semester hasn't ended yet but from the moment I entered, everyone I've come across has been very helpful and friendly. Students...I'm also impressed with how clean they've kept the facility. In terms of Student life and activities, I think they're doing what's feasible and safe during the pandemic.Overall, I've felt very welcomed here and could see myself continuing to complete my Bachelor's!.

    Read 704 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 76%,

    Net Price: $18,685,

    SAT Range: 960-1160,

  13. #21 Best Colleges in Illinois.

    Western Illinois University

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    4 Year,

    MACOMB, IL,

    1706 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says WIU is proud to be accessible and affordable. In my opinion they exceed that standard. My daughter ran into a difficult situation during her first semester there; a class was held online, her connection didn't allow her to get more than two-thirds of each lecture, and the instructor...The response was swift and positive, and in a matter of a few weeks, my daughter had switched to an in-person section of that class. I am grateful for WIU's clear commitment to students, and I'll be....

    Read 1706 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 67%,

    Net Price: $15,361,

    SAT Range: 950-1150,

  14. #22 Best Colleges in Illinois.

    Eastern Illinois University

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    4 Year,

    CHARLESTON, IL,

    1314 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says In my past 4 years here at EIU, there's been a lot of change. The campus pre-COVID was a completely different atmosphere, a lot more fun and there seemed to be a lot more students out and about. Now,....

    Read 1314 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 56%,

    Net Price: $13,551,

    SAT Range: 960-1140,

  15. #23 Best Colleges in Illinois.

    North Central College

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    4 Year,

    NAPERVILLE, IL,

    884 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The small class size was extremely beneficial for me because I tend to get distracted in large class sizes so this allowed me to stay on top of my studies. It also allowed for the development of....

    Read 884 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 53%,

    Net Price: $26,053,

    SAT Range: 1050-1230,