What SAT scores do you need to get into one of the top Illinois colleges and universities? The side-by-side comparison chart below shows SAT scores for the middle 50% of enrolled students. If your scores fall within or above these ranges, you're on target for admission to one of these top colleges in Illinois.
SAT scores, of course, are just one part of the application. The admissions officers at these Illinois colleges will also want to see a strong academic record, a winning essay, meaningful extracurricular activities and good letters of recommendation.
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Data from the National Center for Educational Statistics
Top Illinois Colleges SAT Scores (mid 50%)
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|Augustana College||Test-Optional Admissions|
|Illinois College||Test-Optional Admissions|
|Knox College||Test-Optional Admissions|
|Lake Forest||Test-Optional Admissions|
|University of Chicago||700||780||700||790||-||-|
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