IIT Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into IIT? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 2,321 out of 4,403 applicants or 53% were admitted making IIT a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. Illinois Institute of Technology typically accepts and attracts A- average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 1,224 3,179 4,403
Accepted 712 1,609 2,321
Acceptance Rate 58% 51% 53%
Enrolled 140 339 479
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 21% 21%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Illinois Institute of Technology and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that IIT regularly accepts students with ACTs of 25 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 75 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Illinois Institute of Technology.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1220 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 1115. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1325 out of 1600. 31 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1220 1430
SAT Reading 570 670
SAT Math 650 760
ACT Composite 25 30
ACT English 25 32
ACT Math 27 32

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
30 and Above Good >68%
27 to 30 Avg + 53%-68%
25 to 27 Avg - 42%-53%
23 to 25 Reach 33%-42%
Less than 23 Low <33%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1430 and Above Good >66%
1325 to 1430 Avg + 53%-66%
1220 to 1325 Avg - 40%-53%
1115 to 1220 Reach 28%-40%
Less than 1115 Low <28%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need exceptionally good grades to get into Illinois Institute of Technology. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Illinois Institute of Technology was 3.92 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as IIT accepts 53% of students who apply.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 66% Good
3.50 to 3.75 18% Avg -
3.25 to 3.50 10% Reach
3.00 to 3.25 5% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 1% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 0% Low
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Illinois Institute of Technology and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
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.

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