Illinois State University is a test optional school meaning you are not required to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the school is "considered but not required". If you do elect to submit your SAT scores, the following information is helpful to understand how you compare with other applicants.
The average composite SAT score for admitted Illinois State University freshman is 1120 out of 1600. For perspective, a 1120 is in the 63rd percentile of all SAT test takers.
The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1020 to 1220. The 75th percentile score is 1220 while the 25th percentile score is 1020.
The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by ISU but we estimate it to be around a 920 total composite SAT score.
The average score for ISU students on the math portion of the SAT is 560 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 510 and the 75th percentile score 610.
The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 510 to 610 and the average score for Illinois State University students is 560.
Below are estimated chances of being accepted at Illinois State University based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 81.3%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.48.
An SAT score of 1220 or higher is very competitive at ISU and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have a very good chance of acceptance, around 89% or higher.
Scores between 1120 to 1210 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. Your chance of acceptance is very high, estimated about 81% to 88%.
SAT scores between 1020 to 1110 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 69% to 80% percent chance of being admitted.
SAT scores from 920 to 1010 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 68% chance of admission to ISU. SAT scores below 920 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=145813 IPEDS survey data for Illinois State University.