Illinois' high selectivity showcases the caliber of our institution and the qualifications of our students.
The University of Illinois has a competitive admissions selection process, with 56% of the 2010 freshman class ranked in the top 10% of their high school class. Illinois admitted an average of 67% of all applicants in 2010.
It's best to spend your high school career preparing in- and outside of the classroom. Therefore, you'll be able to submit an an impressive application and be ready to meet the challenges at Illinois while learning with peers who are at your same level.
You should also familiarize yourself with our admission requirements to understand our holistic review process and to ensure you have the best chance of being admitted.