|Admission Standards||Very High|
The acceptance rate at IIT is 61%. It ranks #19 in Illinois for lowest rate of acceptance. IIT is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 3,053 out of 5,033 applicants were admitted.
The school has very high admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 21 percent (SAT 1200/1390 ACT 26/32). Illinois Institute of Technology typically accepts and attracts "A" average high school students with an average GPA around 4.06. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The IIT application fee is $0 and applications are due by May 15.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Illinois Institute of Technology is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||570|
|SAT Math 25th||630|
|SAT Composite 25th||1200|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||670|
|SAT Math 75th||720|
|SAT Composite 75th||1390|
|Average SAT Score||1300|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Illinois Institute of Technology?
Illinois Institute of Technology typically prefers applicants to be in the top 24 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1200 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1100. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1300 out of 1600. IIT ranks #5 in Illinois and #124 in the nation for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 78 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1390 and Above||Good||>73%|
|1295 to 1390||Avg +||61%-73%|
|1200 to 1295||Avg -||48%-61%|
|1105 to 1200||Reach||35%-48%|
|Less than 1105||Low||<35%|
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||24|
|ACT Math 25th||27|
|ACT Composite 25th||26|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||33|
|ACT Math 75th||32|
|ACT Composite 75th||32|
|Average ACT Score||29|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into IIT?
Admission data indicates that IIT regularly accepts students with ACT's of 26 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 18 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 23 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 29 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 32 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #4 in Illinois and #109 in the U.S. for highest average ACT composite score. 48 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Illinois Institute of Technology.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|32 and Above||Good||>73%|
|29 to 32||Avg +||61%-73%|
|26 to 29||Avg -||48%-61%|
|23 to 26||Reach||35%-48%|
|Less than 23||Low||<35%|
What GPA do you need to get into Illinois Institute of Technology?
Applicants require exceptionally good grades to get into IIT. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Illinois Institute of Technology was 4.06 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #2 in Illinois for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as IIT accepts 61% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||20.0%||Avg -|
|3.50 to 3.74||16.0%||Reach|
|3.25 to 3.49||8.0%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.24||2.0%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||1.0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.49||0%||Low|
|1.00 to 1.99||0%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
72% of Illinois Institute of Technology freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||41%|
|Top 25% of class||72%|
|Top 50% of class||91%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||16%||17%||17%|
The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on May 15, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Illinois Institute of Technology is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to Illinois Institute of Technology and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=145725 IPEDS survey data for Illinois Institute of Technology.
78% of students submit their SAT scores to IIT. 48% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
61% of those who apply are granted admission to IIT. Admission competition is low and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1200 and 1390. 78% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 26 and 32. 48% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.