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Does UIUC consider legacy?

Does UIUC consider legacy?

Although it is difficult to define all of the factors that are excluded from the admissions review process, in order to promote fairness, we do not consider legacy/donor status, financial need, demonstrated interest, social media presence, counselor/ teacher recommendations, or third-party advocate statements.

How hard is it to get into UIUC Gies?

This year, Gies had a more selective acceptance rate of 38.93% as compared to last year’s 44.06%. The average SAT score for this past fall’s incoming class was 1408, also up from last year’s average score of 1374. Gies graduates have strong career outcomes both on the internship and employment front.

What are the requirements for UIUC?

Scoring a 1480 SAT or a 32 ACT or above will nearly guarantee you admission. Because the school admits 62.2% of all applicants, being far above average raises the admission rate for you to nearly 100%. If you can achieve a high SAT/ACT score, the rest of your application essentially doesn’t matter.

Does University of Illinois Urbana Champaign require a transcript?

When do I submit my final transcripts? If you’re admitted and decide to enroll at UIUC, you’ll be required to submit final, official high school transcripts once you graduate. Don’t send official transcripts at the time of application or after mid-year grades are received.

Do aunts and uncles count as legacy?

A legacy is someone who is related to an alumnus of a school—usually a child of a graduate. More distant relations (such as aunts, uncles, and cousins) rarely count.

What percent of Harvard is legacy?

Here is a stat that may (or may not) shock you: 36% of Harvard’s Class of 2022 can claim a relative that previously attended the university. Interestingly, the Class of 2025 figure was 16%. and, in 2024, only 12% of incoming Crimson freshman said the same.

Is UIUC better than UIC?

In 2020, UIUC was No. 10 among public universities and UIC was No. 14. For the second consecutive year, UIUC ranked ahead of all of its Big Ten public peers with the exception of the University of Michigan.

Which is better NYU or UIUC?

Among these four, UIUC is the best for CS. NYU is not too far behind. The learning environment at UIUC is, imho, quite superior to that at NYU (I am sure NYU graduates will fiercely defend their university). The other two are nowhere near UIUC and NYU.

Is University of Illinois Urbana Champaign a good school?

UIUC is well regarded and highly ranked in multiple programs, especially their Engineering and Business schools (ranked 6th and 15th, respectively, by U.S. News & World Report). Overall, UIUC ranks as the 46th best college in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Are you a legacy if your sibling went to college?

A college applicant is said to have legacy status at a college if a member of the applicant’s immediate family attends or attended the college. In other words, if your parents or a sibling attend or attended a college, you would be a legacy applicant for that college.

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