First-Year Application Procedures

Illinois College offers multiple ways to apply for admission. Illinois College’s online application is available at Additionally, Illinois College is a member of the Common Application and accepts the Common Application for first-year, transfer and international students. The Common Application is accepted at more than 700 colleges and universities across the nation. No application fee is required with any application type and all applications are treated equally in the review process.

A complete application to Illinois College includes:

  • Submit a college essay/writing sample (required).
  • Submit an official transcript of all high school and/or college work completed (required).
  • Submit the Secondary School Report Form completed