Discover the power of the ACT and SAT to earn scholarships in Illinois 

It’s easy for people to believe that merit-based scholarships only make a difference for students receiving top scores on the ACT and SAT. But that’s simply not the case. This guide lists colleges and universities in Illinois, broken out by ACT and SAT scores so you can calculate how much merit-based aid your students will receive if they increase their score. 


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60 Private and Public Schools for Illinois Students

This list breaks down the scholarships a student will receive at nearly 60 colleges in Illinois and surrounding states. Pick your ACT or SAT score (or your goal) and see how much you'll receive. 

Learn about New, Affordable College Options

Sometimes the best deals fly under the radar. Help your students discover schools they might not have considered before.

See How a Score Jump Can Increase Scholarships

Understand the difference a few point increase can make in scholarships. Or see the results if a student reaches their ACT or SAT goal. 


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