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2024 Best Colleges that Accept the Common App in Illinois

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  1. #1 Best Colleges that Accept the Common App in Illinois.

    Northwestern University

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    4 Year,

    EVANSTON, IL,

    1489 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Northwestern has an incredible network of professors who are preforming cutting-edge work in all their fields. Impressively, after an entire undergrad career there is only one professor who I would....

    Read 1489 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 7%,

    Net Price: $29,999,

    SAT Range: 1470-1570,

  2. #2 Best Colleges that Accept the Common App in Illinois.

    University of Chicago

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    4 Year,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    1295 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Starting out at this university was not easy for me since I had to face many challenges on my own, away from family and friends I had back home. However, I had adjusted to the quarter system and....

    Read 1295 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 6%,

    Net Price: $33,727,

    SAT Range: 1510-1580,

  3. #3 Best Colleges that Accept the Common App in Illinois.

    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

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    4 Year,

    CHAMPAIGN, IL,

    4997 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says As an international student at UIUC, my time here has been nothing short of transformative. From the moment I stepped onto campus, I was welcomed with open arms into a vibrant community that....

    Read 4997 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 60%,

    Net Price: $14,272,

    SAT Range: 1320-1510,

  4. #5 Best Colleges that Accept the Common App in Illinois.

    University of Illinois Chicago

    4 Year,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    3573 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I really love UIC! I think my experiences in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs and the Honors College have played a huge role in why I love it here. They're both smaller, so it feels....

    Read 3573 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 79%,

    Net Price: $10,725,

    SAT Range: 1080-1310,

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  6. #8 Best Colleges that Accept the Common App in Illinois.

    Loyola University Chicago

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    4 Year,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    3132 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Really liked Loyola Chicago. It checks a lot of boxes and was a best of both worlds for me. It is beautifully right on Lake Michigan. This really makes it feel peaceful and makes the campus feel like....

    Read 3132 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 77%,

    Net Price: $29,371,

    SAT Range: 1160-1360,

  7. #9 Best Colleges that Accept the Common App in Illinois.

    Lake Forest College

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    4 Year,

    LAKE FOREST, IL,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I had a great experience at LFC! The location is very local at first, but I grew to love it and take advantage of how gorgeous Lake Forest is. You kind of have to see with a Gilmore girls kind of....

    Read 490 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 64%,

    Net Price: $25,126,

  8. #10 Best Colleges that Accept the Common App in Illinois.

    Illinois Institute of Technology

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    4 Year,

    CHICAGO, IL,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience that (IIT) has been very exciting. I double as an architecture student but also as an athlete. As an architect major, the College of Architecture program is very detail oriented and....

    Read 739 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 66%,

    Net Price: $26,789,

    SAT Range: 1230-1410,

  9. Elmhurst University

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    4 Year,

    ELMHURST, IL,

    1138 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Graduate Student says Its a very good university. It has a good environment for students too.Elmhurst University offers an enriching academic experience in a supportive and vibrant community. From the engaging faculty who are passionate about their subjects to the diverse range of... Additionally, the university's commitment to experiential learning opportunities, such as internships and study abroad programs, greatly enhances the overall educational experience. Overall, my time....

    Read 1138 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 72%,

    Net Price: $24,018,

    SAT Range: 1000-1220,

  10. #11 Best Colleges that Accept the Common App in Illinois.

    Augustana College - Illinois

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    4 Year,

    ROCK ISLAND, IL,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I am a current Junior at Augustana College in Rock Island Illinois. Augustana College is a private liberal arts college that holds about 2,500 students across all four grades. Augustana boasts about....

    Read 807 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 69%,

    Net Price: $24,472,

  11. #14 Best Colleges that Accept the Common App in Illinois.

    Western Illinois University

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    4 Year,

    MACOMB, IL,

    1785 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Macomb can be a pretty boring town unless you like going out, so if that’s something that could be a problem for you please keep that in mind while choosing a college. If the bar/party scene isn’t your thing the boring town actually helps as far as getting you to focus. There are a lot of clubs and events at the University to keep you busy as well. There is also an...A lot of the professors are extremely well educated, however there seems to be a shortage in several departments. This causes several classes that the course catalog says are available to not...There have been tensions between the students and the “townies,” especially when it comes to race. While it’s disappointing, the reality is that Macomb is tiny town in rural Illinois and....

    Read 1785 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 72%,

    Net Price: $11,666,

    SAT Range: 950-1150,

  12. #15 Best Colleges that Accept the Common App in Illinois.

    University of Illinois Springfield

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    4 Year,

    SPRINGFIELD, IL,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says My experience at the University of Illinois Springfield has been amazing. It is a very welcoming community. I like how small the classes are, leading to a closer relationship with a professor. They....

    Read 499 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 79%,

    Net Price: $11,965,

    SAT Range: 990-1250,

  13. #16 Best Colleges that Accept the Common App in Illinois.

    Illinois State University

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    4 Year,

    NORMAL, IL,

    3139 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Illinois State University (ISU) provided me with an enriching academic journey marked by diverse experiences and opportunities for personal and professional growth. One of the aspects I appreciated....

    Read 3139 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 92%,

    Net Price: $21,033,

    SAT Range: 1000-1200,

  14. #17 Best Colleges that Accept the Common App in Illinois.

    Eastern Illinois University

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    4 Year,

    CHARLESTON, IL,

    1361 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says After transferring to Eastern from a community college, I was nervous about the transition. However, my experience at Eastern has been nothing but amazing! The professors in the Department of Public...The campus is beautiful, safe, and has so many wonderful opportunities for connecting with other students. There are events nearly everyday, a variety of clubs, and ways to connect beyond the....

    Read 1361 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 72%,

    Net Price: $13,669,

    SAT Range: 900-1140,

  15. #18 Best Colleges that Accept the Common App in Illinois.

    Chicago State University

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    4 Year,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    650 Niche users give it an average review of 3.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says One of the biggest challenges that I have faced during my college career is being social, getting out there making friends and or getting involved at my university. Being a pandemic high school....

    Read 650 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 48%,

    Net Price: $4,846,

    SAT Range: 750-1030,

  16. #20 Best Colleges that Accept the Common App in Illinois.

    North Central College

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    4 Year,

    NAPERVILLE, IL,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Reflecting on my time here at NCC, I wish I had gone to more events on campus. Whether it be leisurely, networking, or educational presentations. In hindsight, that is where a lot of the value of...- Athletics department is AMAZING. Shoutout Women’s Wrestling!- A downside to NCC is the undertone of racism and its performative action. There are many DEI programs, committees, and initiatives that do not actually target the issue they claim to advocate for.....

    Read 925 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 68%,

    Net Price: $26,207,

    SAT Range: 1030-1230,

  17. #22 Best Colleges that Accept the Common App in Illinois.

    Northern Illinois University

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    4 Year,

    DEKALB, IL,

    2780 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says It is a nice college, very diverse. If you are American and have a hard time understanding accents, brush up or choose a different university. There is always something going on, as I am sure there....

    Read 2780 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 70%,

    Net Price: $13,265,

    SAT Range: 940-1170,

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