Applications Open for Admission to IMSA - Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
IMSA's virtual campus is open with remote learning and working in effect for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester.

Applications Open for Admission to IMSA

Applications are open for admission to the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA), the #1 Public High School in Illinois and #2 in the U.S. in 2020 rankings by From now until February 1, 2020, prospective eighth and ninth grade students who are residents of Illinois and have completed an academic program comparable to ninth grade level work in mathematics and science are invited to apply.

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Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy® develops creative, ethical leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. As a teaching and learning laboratory created by the State of Illinois, IMSA enrolls academically talented Illinois in its advanced residential college preparatory program. Notable technology alumni include YouTube Co-Founder Steve Chen, PayPal Co-Creator Yu Pan, Yelp Co-Founder Russell Simmons, SparkNotes and OkCupid Co-Founder Sam Yagan, and Hearsay Social Founder, Clara Shih. IMSA is proud to have been named among the top 40 public and private college preparatory institutions in the world by The Wall Street Journal.

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