Most Selective Community Colleges in Illinois

The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is approximately 85% per year (2021-22).
The most selective college in Illinois is currently Midstate College, with an acceptance rate of 50%.

Most Selective Community Colleges in Illinois (2021-22)

  • College Acceptance Rate Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Midstate College
    Midstate College Photo - The R. Dale Bunch Student Center and Fountain during Dusk
    Private for-profit
    50%
    411 W Northmoor Road
    Peoria, IL 61614
    (309) 692-4092
  • Rank: #22.63%
    401 S State Street
    Chicago, IL 60605
    (312) 935-6800
  • Rank: #33.
    Fox College
    Private for-profit
    69%
    6640 S. Cicero
    Bedford Park, IL 60638
    (708) 444-4500
  • Rank: #44.
    Lincoln College
    Private not-for-profit
    80%
    300 Keokuk St
    Lincoln, IL 62656
    (217) 732-3155
  • Rank: #55.
    Kendall College
    Private, for profit
    84%
    900 N. North Branch St.
    Chicago, IL 60642
    (312) 752-2000
  • Rank: #66.
    Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus
    Private for-profit
    89%
    7725 South Harlem Avenue
    Bridgeview, IL 60455
    (708) 237-5050
  • Rank: #77.90%
    4829 North Lipps Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60630
    (773) 777-4220
  • Rank: #8-128.- 12.
    Elgin Community College
    Public
    100%
    1700 Spartan Drive
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (847) 697-1000
  • Rank: #8-128.- 12.
    Lincoln Land Community College
    Lincoln Land Community College Photo - Outdoor class in the Helen Hamilton study area, adjacent to Lake Macoupin
    Public
    100%
    5250 Shepherd Rd
    Springfield, IL 62794
    (217) 786-2200
  • Rank: #8-128.- 12.
    McHenry County College
    McHenry County College Photo - McHenry County College, Liebman Science Center
    Public
    100%
    8900 US Hwy 14
    Crystal Lake, IL 60012
    (815) 455-3700
  • Rank: #8-128.- 12.
    Rend Lake College
    Rend Lake College Photo - Rend Lake College is a nationally ranked community college, located on the eastern shore of scenic Rend Lake in Southern Illinois. RLC has an open enrollment policy. What does that mean? It means no waiting and watching the mailbox for that letter to arrive because YOU ARE ACCEPTED!
    Public
    100%
    468 N Ken Gray Pkwy
    Ina, IL 62846
    (618) 437-5321
  • Rank: #8-128.- 12.
    Taylor Business Institute
    Private, for profit
    100%
    180 N WABASH AVE FL 5
    Chicago, IL 60601
    (312) 658-5100
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