Admissions/School Tour

Open House January 26, 6-8:30 pm at U-High’s Stroud Auditorium. Schedule of the event now available. There is no RSVP required.

The online application is now available by clicking the link below. It must be received by 3:30 pm on Tuesday, March 1, 2022. Please note: There is no longer an application fee to apply.

2022-2023 Online Application

*If you are unable to complete the online application and would prefer to complete a paper version, please stop by the U-High main office during office hours to pick up a copy.

GUIDELINES

Class Size: Each freshman class is comprised of approximately 150-160 students. Interested upperclass students are also encouraged to apply.

Academic Ability: U-High accepts students at varying academic levels, and does not seek to enroll only high-performing or gifted students.

Socio-Economic Levels: Students are selected from various socio-economic levels.

The admissions process for the 2022-2023 will soon open. If you are thinking of applying to U-High, here’s what you need to know for admittance for the 2022-2023 school year.

  1. Prospective Student Open House – Currently scheduled for Wednesday, January 26, 2022.
  2. Shadow Another Student for a Day – Currently this process is under review due to COVID. This is optional.
  3. Complete an Application during the Application Period – January 19 – March 1, 2022. We offer an online application that allows you to upload all necessary documentation.

    Click on the application link at the top of this page. If you have technology limitations and would prefer a paper application, we offer paper applications in our Main Office.

    You will need to submit your student’s grades and test scores (middles school for freshmen applicants; high school for upperclass applicants); a discipline report/letter; and the required two short answer essays.

Questions can be directed to John Larson, Admissions Coordinator, at jlarson@ilstu.edu.