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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - 2016

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Institution Information

General Admissions

Entrance Requirements and Recommendations


English, 4 units;
Mathematics, 3 or 3.5 units;
Social Studies, 2 units;
Laboratory Science, 2 units;
One foreign language, 2 units (3 units of one language recommended);
Flexible academic, 2 units;
Total Academic units, 15 or 15.5.
Note: The pool of prospective freshmen is so competitive that students who take additional coursework will strengthen their chances of admission.


Admission is selective to all the colleges at the University of Illinois. Freshman admission decisions are based on an evaluation of: high school coursework requirements, ACT composite score or SAT total score, cumulative high school percentile ranking (HSPR) at the end of the junior year, and the personal statement.