Most Selective Community Colleges in Illinois

  • The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is approximately 83% per year (2018-19).
  • The most selective college in Illinois is currently Robert Morris University Illinois, with an acceptance rate of 24%.

Most Selective Community Colleges in Illinois (2018-19)

  • College Acceptance Rate Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Robert Morris University Illinois
    Private, non-profit
    24%
    401 S State Street
    Chicago IL  60605
    (312)935-6800
  • Rank: #22.
    Lincoln College
    Private, non-profit
    56%
    300 Keokuk St
    Lincoln IL  62656
    (217)732-3155
  • Rank: #33.
    Fox College
    Private, for profit
    67%
    6640 S. Cicero
    Chicago IL  60638
    (708)444-4500
  • Rank: #44.
    Kendall College
    Private, for profit
    84%
    900 N. North Branch St.
    Chicago IL  60642
    (312)752-2000
  • Rank: #55.
    Midstate College
    Midstate College Photo - The R. Dale Bunch Student Center and Fountain during Dusk
    Private, for profit
    88%
    411 W Northmoor Road
    Peoria IL  61614
    (309)692-4092
  • 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 - Menard and Sangamon Halls, the main instructional buildings at Lincoln Land Community College, feature a beautiful outdoor gathering and study area on a lake.
    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)479-7732
  • 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 Pky
    Ina IL  62846
  • 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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