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Top Ranked Universities in Illinois - Highest Overall School Score


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Top Ranked Universities in Illinois - Highest Overall School Score

Rank in Illinois Overall School Score
2015 2014 School Name 2015 2014
1 1 Northwestern University 97.16 No Change
2 2 University of Chicago 96.45 96.60 (0.2%)
3 3 Wheaton College 95.84 No Change
4 4 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 95.48 95.59 (0.1%)
5 6 Illinois Institute of Technology 94.64 95.05 (0.4%)
6 5 Illinois Wesleyan University 94.62 95.08 (0.5%)
7 7 Principia College 93.77 No Change
8 9 Bradley University 93.01 90.70 (2.5%)
9 11 Loyola University Chicago 89.65 90.07 (0.5%)
10 14 Illinois State University 89.38 88.73 (0.7%)
11 12 DePaul University 89.27 88.91 (0.4%)
12 10 Eastern Illinois University 89.24 90.13 (1.0%)
13 13 Knox College 89.16 88.81 (0.4%)
14 48 Illinois College 88.08 75.74 (16.3%)
15 37 Lake Forest College 87.72 80.09 (9.5%)
16 36 Shimer College 87.15 81.52 (6.9%)
17 21 University of Illinois at Springfield 86.88 85.36 (1.8%)
18 20 University of Illinois at Chicago 86.57 85.46 (1.3%)
19 23 Dominican University 85.74 84.93 (1.0%)
20 19 Millikin University 85.39 85.85 (0.5%)

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