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Located in the Midwest, Illinois is an interesting state. Within the cities, like Chicago, manufacturing and other industries are very prolific. In the central parts of the state, agriculture is still a booming business. Then, in the southern part of the state, natural resources are prolific. The state produces large amounts of petroleum, timber, and coal.

With such a diverse selection of industries, Illinois offer a variety of different job options for those interested in entering the workforce. The Port of Chicago is involved in international trade via the Saint Lawrence Seaway. There are numerous different colleges in Illinois, especially private schools.

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Colleges & Universities in Illinois

College City Size Tuition Type
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Champaign 47,146 $11,847 Public
University of Illinois at Chicago
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago 31,221 $9,879 Public
DePaul University
DePaul University
Chicago 29,862 $30,000 Not For Profit (Private)
Northern Illinois University
Northern Illinois University
Dekalb 27,287 $7,605 Public
Illinois State University
Illinois State University
Normal 23,785 $8,711 Public
Northwestern University
Northwestern University
Evanston 23,634 $41,592 Not For Profit (Private)
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Carbondale 22,814 $7,337 Public
Loyola University-Chicago
Loyola University-Chicago
Chicago 18,190 $32,200 Not For Profit (Private)
University of Chicago
University of Chicago
Chicago 17,645 $41,853 Not For Profit (Private)
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville 16,484 $6,046 Public
Northeastern Illinois University
Northeastern Illinois University
Chicago 14,818 $6,000 Public
Western Illinois University
Western Illinois University
Macomb 14,649 $7,026 Public
Eastern Illinois University
Eastern Illinois University
Charleston 13,376 $7,330 Public
Columbia College-Chicago
Columbia College-Chicago
Chicago 13,173 $20,094 Not For Profit (Private)
Benedictine University
Benedictine University
Lisle 10,152 $22,256 Not For Profit (Private)
National Louis University
National Louis University
Chicago 9,773 $18,855 Not For Profit (Private)
Chicago State University
Chicago State University
Chicago 8,981 $6,648 Public
Illinois Institute of Technology
Illinois Institute of Technology
Chicago 8,654 $33,100 Not For Profit (Private)
Roosevelt University
Roosevelt University
Chicago 8,224 $25,000 Not For Profit (Private)
Aurora University
Aurora University
Aurora 8,004 $19,250 Not For Profit (Private)
Lewis University
Lewis University
Romeoville 7,740 $24,770 Not For Profit (Private)
Governors State University
Governors State University
University Park 7,440 $7,290 Public
Concordia University-Chicago
Concordia University-Chicago
River Forest 6,513 $24,944 Not For Profit (Private)
Olivet Nazarene University
Olivet Nazarene University
Bourbonnais 6,448 $26,750 Not For Profit (Private)
University of Illinois at Springfield
University of Illinois at Springfield
Springfield 6,269 $6,432 Public
Bradley University
Bradley University
Peoria 6,206 $26,400 Not For Profit (Private)
Saint Xavier University
Saint Xavier University
Chicago 5,805 $26,280 Not For Profit (Private)
Robert Morris University Illinois
Robert Morris University Illinois
Chicago 5,661 $21,600 Not For Profit (Private)
American College of Education
American College of Education
Chicago 5,521 $N/A For Profit (Private)
Dominican University
Dominican University
River Forest 4,408 $26,460 Not For Profit (Private)
University of St Francis
University of St Francis
Joliet 4,344 $25,482 Not For Profit (Private)
Moody Bible Institute
Moody Bible Institute
Chicago 4,136 $8,480 Not For Profit (Private)
McKendree University
McKendree University
Lebanon 4,116 $23,290 Not For Profit (Private)
North Park University
North Park University
Chicago 3,777 $20,990 Not For Profit (Private)
Elmhurst College
Elmhurst College
Elmhurst 3,758 $29,994 Not For Profit (Private)
Trinity International University-Illinois
Trinity International University-Illinois
Deerfield 3,633 $24,200 Not For Profit (Private)
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago 3,599 $36,930 Not For Profit (Private)
Kendall College
Kendall College
Chicago 3,436 $16,300 For Profit (Private)
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Chicago
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Chicago
Chicago 3,425 $N/A Not For Profit (Private)
Wheaton College Wheaton
Wheaton College Wheaton
Wheaton 3,354 $28,960 Not For Profit (Private)
North Central College
North Central College
Naperville 3,336 $29,493 Not For Profit (Private)
Quincy University
Quincy University
Quincy 2,781 $23,340 Not For Profit (Private)
Augustana College Illinois
Augustana College Illinois
Rock Island 2,692 $33,363 Not For Profit (Private)
Millikin University
Millikin University
Decatur 2,692 $27,852 Not For Profit (Private)
Rockford College
Rockford College
Rockford 2,460 $25,470 Not For Profit (Private)
Midwestern University-Downers Grove
Midwestern University-Downers Grove
Downers Grove 2,239 $N/A Not For Profit (Private)
Rush University
Rush University
Chicago 2,175 $25,402 Not For Profit (Private)
International Academy of Design and Technology-Chicago
International Academy of Design and Technology-Chicago
Chicago 2,144 $14,580 For Profit (Private)
Ellis University
Ellis University
Chicago 2,127 $13,410 Not For Profit (Private)
Illinois Wesleyan University
Illinois Wesleyan University
Bloomington 2,108 $36,392 Not For Profit (Private)
Saint Augustine College
Saint Augustine College
Chicago 2,095 $8,760 Not For Profit (Private)
Greenville College
Greenville College
Greenville 2,027 $22,034 Not For Profit (Private)
Argosy University-Chicago
Argosy University-Chicago
Chicago 2,022 $12,240 For Profit (Private)
University of Phoenix-Chicago Campus
University of Phoenix-Chicago Campus
Schaumburg 1,957 $10,421 For Profit (Private)
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
North Chicago 1,939 $N/A Not For Profit (Private)
The John Marshall Law School
The John Marshall Law School
Chicago 1,872 $N/A Not For Profit (Private)
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Chicago
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Chicago
Chicago 1,860 $15,776 For Profit (Private)
The Illinois Institute of Art-Schaumburg
The Illinois Institute of Art-Schaumburg
Schaumburg 1,847 $17,388 For Profit (Private)
Trinity Christian College
Trinity Christian College
Palos Heights 1,631 $22,232 Not For Profit (Private)
Judson University
Judson University
Elgin 1,535 $25,400 Not For Profit (Private)
Lake Forest College
Lake Forest College
Lake Forest 1,533 $36,280 Not For Profit (Private)
Lincoln College
Lincoln College
Lincoln 1,508 $23,000 Not For Profit (Private)
Westwood College-Chicago Loop
Westwood College-Chicago Loop
Chicago 1,507 $14,617 For Profit (Private)
Knox College
Knox College
Galesburg 1,429 $34,110 Not For Profit (Private)
Harrington College of Design
Harrington College of Design
Chicago 1,390 $18,250 For Profit (Private)
Monmouth College
Monmouth College
Monmouth 1,375 $28,650 Not For Profit (Private)
Sanford-Brown College-Collinsville
Sanford-Brown College-Collinsville
Collinsville 1,343 $11,891 For Profit (Private)
Westwood College O Hare Airport
Westwood College O Hare Airport
Chicago 1,297 $14,617 For Profit (Private)
Lincoln Christian University
Lincoln Christian University
Lincoln 1,260 $14,340 Not For Profit (Private)
Northwestern College IL
Northwestern College IL
Chicago 1,243 $21,360 For Profit (Private)
VanderCook College of Music
VanderCook College of Music
Chicago 1,236 $21,900 Not For Profit (Private)
East-West University
East-West University
Chicago 1,223 $15,900 Not For Profit (Private)
Rockford Career College
Rockford Career College
Rockford 1,215 $13,696 For Profit (Private)
Westwood College-River Oaks
Westwood College-River Oaks
Calumet City 1,095 $14,617 For Profit (Private)
Argosy University-Schaumburg
Argosy University-Schaumburg
Schaumburg 1,081 $12,240 For Profit (Private)
National University of Health Sciences
National University of Health Sciences
Lombard 1,006 $13,580 Not For Profit (Private)
Adler School of Professional Psychology
Adler School of Professional Psychology
Chicago 988 $N/A Not For Profit (Private)
Midstate College
Midstate College
Peoria 980 $13,875 For Profit (Private)
ITT Technical Institute-Orland Park
ITT Technical Institute-Orland Park
Orland Park 948 $17,748 For Profit (Private)
Illinois College
Illinois College
Jacksonville 908 $24,030 Not For Profit (Private)
Lake Forest Graduate School of Management
Lake Forest Graduate School of Management
Lake Forest 905 $N/A Not For Profit (Private)
Westwood College-Dupage
Westwood College-Dupage
Woodridge 883 $14,617 For Profit (Private)
Eureka College
Eureka College
Eureka 832 $17,940 Not For Profit (Private)
ITT Technical Institute-Oak Brook
ITT Technical Institute-Oak Brook
Oak Brook 817 $17,748 For Profit (Private)
ITT Technical Institute-Mount Prospect
ITT Technical Institute-Mount Prospect
Mount Prospect 811 $17,748 For Profit (Private)
Taylor Business Institute
Taylor Business Institute
Chicago 745 $13,500 For Profit (Private)
Illinois College of Optometry
Illinois College of Optometry
Chicago 640 $N/A Not For Profit (Private)
Vatterott College-Quincy
Vatterott College-Quincy
Quincy 626 $10,266 For Profit (Private)
Blackburn College
Blackburn College
Carlinville 624 $16,076 Not For Profit (Private)
Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing
Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing
Peoria 612 $15,376 Not For Profit (Private)
Methodist College of Nursing
Methodist College of Nursing
Peoria 585 $9,264 Not For Profit (Private)
Principia College
Principia College
Elsah 571 $25,200 Not For Profit (Private)
Hebrew Theological College
Hebrew Theological College
Skokie 560 $18,740 Not For Profit (Private)
MacMurray College
MacMurray College
Jacksonville 560 $19,900 Not For Profit (Private)
Catholic Theological Union at Chicago
Catholic Theological Union at Chicago
Chicago 541 $N/A Not For Profit (Private)
American Academy of Art
American Academy of Art
Chicago 511 $26,200 For Profit (Private)

Community Colleges and Vocational Schools in Illinois

College City Size Tuition Type
College of DuPage
College of DuPage
Glen Ellyn 48,128 $9,157 Public
Joliet Junior College
Joliet Junior College
Joliet 31,847 $7,475 Public
Moraine Valley Community College
Moraine Valley Community College
Palos Hills 31,301 $7,380 Public
College of Lake County
College of Lake County
Grayslake 31,045 $6,524 Public
Harper College
Harper College
Palatine 28,292 $8,628 Public
Oakton Community College
Oakton Community College
Des Plaines 27,138 $8,061 Public
Southwestern Illinois College
Southwestern Illinois College
Belleville 24,685 $6,468 Public
Triton College
Triton College
River Grove 23,343 $7,314 Public
Lake Land College
Lake Land College
Mattoon 21,523 $5,618 Public
City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College
City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College
Chicago 20,587 $5,207 Public
City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College
City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College
Chicago 19,590 $5,207 Public
Illinois Central College
Illinois Central College
East Peoria 19,573 $6,750 Public
Elgin Community College
Elgin Community College
Elgin 19,357 $8,064 Public
Waubonsee Community College
Waubonsee Community College
Sugar Grove 19,233 $6,346 Public
John A Logan College
John A Logan College
Carterville 19,035 $6,480 Public
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College
Mount Carmel 18,552 $7,252 Public
Parkland College
Parkland College
Champaign 17,840 $7,530 Public
City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College
City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College
Chicago 16,512 $5,207 Public
Rock Valley College
Rock Valley College
Rockford 16,326 $7,920 Public
South Suburban College
South Suburban College
South Holland 15,724 $8,640 Public
City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College
City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College
Chicago 14,819 $5,207 Public
Rend Lake College
Rend Lake College
Ina 14,698 $4,275 Public
Lincoln Land Community College
Lincoln Land Community College
Springfield 14,666 $4,296 Public
Black Hawk College
Black Hawk College
Moline 13,098 $5,940 Public
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College
Chicago 13,065 $5,207 Public
Lewis and Clark Community College
Lewis and Clark Community College
Godfrey 12,323 $8,370 Public
Prairie State College
Prairie State College
Chicago Heights 12,010 $6,192 Public
McHenry County College
McHenry County College
Crystal Lake 11,541 $7,766 Public
Kankakee Community College
Kankakee Community College
Kankakee 10,765 $4,548 Public
City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College
City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College
Chicago 10,320 $5,207 Public
Heartland Community College
Heartland Community College
Normal 10,233 $7,380 Public
Kaskaskia College
Kaskaskia College
Centralia 9,566 $5,280 Public
Danville Area Community College
Danville Area Community College
Danville 9,418 $5,550 Public
Morton College
Morton College
Cicero 8,335 $6,624 Public
Illinois Valley Community College
Illinois Valley Community College
Oglesby 8,315 $7,449 Public
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Frontier Community Coll
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Frontier Community Coll
Fairfield 8,222 $7,252 Public
City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College
City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College
Chicago 7,791 $5,207 Public
Kishwaukee College
Kishwaukee College
Malta 7,588 $9,210 Public
Richland Community College
Richland Community College
Decatur 7,559 $11,426 Public
Shawnee Community College
Shawnee Community College
Ullin 7,312 $4,140 Public
Southeastern Illinois College
Southeastern Illinois College
Harrisburg 6,494 $4,170 Public
Carl Sandburg College
Carl Sandburg College
Galesburg 4,843 $5,730 Public
Sauk Valley Community College
Sauk Valley Community College
Dixon 4,661 $7,424 Public
John Wood Community College
John Wood Community College
Quincy 4,231 $6,900 Public
Spoon River College
Spoon River College
Canton 4,135 $6,600 Public
Highland Community College Illinois
Highland Community College Illinois
Freeport 3,972 $3,576 Public
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Olney Central College
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Olney Central College
Olney 2,725 $7,252 Public
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Lincoln Trail College
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Lincoln Trail College
Robinson 1,883 $7,252 Public

Online Colleges in Illinois

College City Size Tuition Type
DeVry University-Illinois
DeVry University-Illinois
Chicago 44,709 $15,294 For Profit (Private)
American InterContinental University-Online
American InterContinental University-Online
Hoffman Estates 39,138 $15,660 For Profit (Private)
The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago
The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago
Chicago 4,153 $17,496 For Profit (Private)
Rasmussen College-Illinois
Rasmussen College-Illinois
Rockford 3,508 $12,600 For Profit (Private)
DeVry University-California-Online
DeVry University-California-Online
National 15,081 $15,294 For Profit (Private)
Capella University-Online
Capella University-Online
National 60,869 $11,700 For Profit (Private)
American InterContinental University-Online
American InterContinental University-Online
National 39,138 $15,660 For Profit (Private)
College Database Rank College Photo College Name Women in Tech Degrees Awarded Tuition + Fees Total Enrollment Institution Type City
#1
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 444 $14,522 40,541 Public Champaign
#2
Northwestern University Northwestern University 255 $43,779 17,089 Private Not for Profit Evanston
#3
Illinois Institute of Technology Illinois Institute of Technology 222 $37,969 6,322 Private Not for Profit Chicago
#4
Southern Illinois University Carbondale Southern Illinois University Carbondale 127 $11,528 15,814 Public Carbondale
#5
University of Illinois at Chicago University of Illinois at Chicago 126 $13,122 23,041 Public Chicago
#6
Concordia University-Chicago Concordia University-Chicago 125 $26,476 1,710 Private Not for Profit River Forest
#7
Northern Illinois University Northern Illinois University 82 $13,066 17,448 Public Dekalb
#8
Illinois State University Illinois State University 59 $12,726 18,825 Public Normal
#9
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Southern Illinois University Edwardsville 51 $9,251 10,905 Public Edwardsville
#10
Eastern Illinois University Eastern Illinois University 51 $10,930 9,257 Public Charleston
#11
Bradley University Bradley University 45 $28,284 4,970 Private Not for Profit Peoria
#12
Rush University Rush University 44 N/A 1,335 Private Not for Profit Chicago
#13
Western Illinois University Western Illinois University 22 $11,182 10,386 Public Macomb
#14
DePaul University DePaul University 20 $32,295 19,029 Private Not for Profit Chicago
#15
Loyola University Chicago Loyola University Chicago 18 $34,578 13,494 Private Not for Profit Chicago
#16
Lewis University Lewis University 14 $25,770 3,962 Private Not for Profit Romeoville
#17
Roosevelt University Roosevelt University 13 $25,950 3,809 Private Not for Profit Chicago
#18
University of St Francis University of St Francis 13 $26,924 1,526 Private Not for Profit Joliet
#19
Columbia College-Chicago Columbia College-Chicago 12 $21,730 10,287 Private Not for Profit Chicago
#20
University of Illinois at Springfield University of Illinois at Springfield 8 $8,952 2,588 Public Springfield
#21
Robert Morris University Illinois Robert Morris University Illinois 7 $22,200 3,532 Private Not for Profit Chicago
#22
National Louis University National Louis University 7 $18,930 1,188 Private Not for Profit Chicago
College Database Rank College Photo College Name City Social Degrees Awarded Women Men Tuition & Fees Total Enrollment
#1
Loyola University Chicago Loyola University Chicago Chicago 418 76 $34,578 13,494
#2
University of Illinois at Chicago University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago 315 65 $13,122 23,041
#3
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign 260 81 $14,522 40,541
#4
University of Chicago University of Chicago Chicago 210 51 $45,609 12,457
#5
Aurora University Aurora University Aurora 189 20 $20,100 2,800
#6
Northeastern Illinois University Northeastern Illinois University Chicago 153 35 $8,089 5,995
#7
Southern Illinois University Carbondale Southern Illinois University Carbondale Carbondale 150 33 $11,528 15,814
#8
Illinois State University Illinois State University Normal 124 32 $12,726 18,825
#9
Northern Illinois University Northern Illinois University Dekalb 66 73 $13,066 17,448
#10
DePaul University DePaul University Chicago 91 36 $32,295 19,029
#11
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Edwardsville 100 21 $9,251 10,905
#12
Western Illinois University Western Illinois University Macomb 75 30 $11,182 10,386
#13
Governors State University Governors State University University Park 83 12 N/A 655
#14
Dominican University Dominican University River Forest 75 16 $27,730 2,272
#15
Eastern Illinois University Eastern Illinois University Charleston 46 31 $10,930 9,257
#16
Chicago State University Chicago State University Chicago 47 10 $8,558 4,446
#17
University of Illinois at Springfield University of Illinois at Springfield Springfield 44 9 $8,952 2,588
#18
Bradley University Bradley University Peoria 39 13 $28,284 4,970
#19
Northwestern University Northwestern University Evanston 30 9 $43,779 17,089
#20
North Central College North Central College Naperville 22 14 $31,071 2,621
#21
McKendree University McKendree University Lebanon 13 19 $25,340 1,964
#22
Roosevelt University Roosevelt University Chicago 22 8 $25,950 3,809
#23
University of St Francis University of St Francis Joliet 27 2 $26,924 1,526
#24
Olivet Nazarene University Olivet Nazarene University Bourbonnais 25 1 $28,090 2,921
#25
Lewis University Lewis University Romeoville 23 2 $25,770 3,962
#26
Millikin University Millikin University Decatur 19 5 $28,612 2,214
#27
Augustana College Augustana College Rock Island 16 5 $34,614 2,504
#28
National Louis University National Louis University Chicago 15 4 $18,930 1,188
#29
Elmhurst College Elmhurst College Elmhurst 16 2 $31,650 2,990
#30
Saint Xavier University Saint Xavier University Chicago 13 5 $28,110 2,812
#31
Wheaton College Wheaton College Wheaton 9 6 $30,120 2,654
#32
North Park University North Park University Chicago 10 4 $22,150 1,948
#33
Concordia University-Chicago Concordia University-Chicago River Forest 11 1 $26,476 1,710
#34
Trinity Christian College Trinity Christian College Palos Heights 11 1 $23,513 1,155
#35
Saint Augustine College Saint Augustine College Chicago 10 1 $8,760 1,276
#36
Illinois Wesleyan University Illinois Wesleyan University Bloomington 7 2 $37,954 2,082
#37
Illinois College Illinois College Jacksonville 3 6 $26,500 913
#38
Benedictine University Benedictine University Lisle 5 3 $24,137 3,817
#39
MacMurray College MacMurray College Jacksonville 7 1 $21,400 472
#40
Rockford University Rockford University Rockford 2 6 $26,310 909
#41
Greenville College Greenville College Greenville 7 $22,920 1,285
#42
Monmouth College Monmouth College Monmouth 5 2 $30,450 1,283
College Database Rank College Photo College Name City Education Degrees Awarded Total Women Total Men Tuition & Fees Total Enrollment Institution Type
#1
Concordia University-Chicago Concordia University-Chicago River Forest 1,499 1,169 330 $26,476 1,710 Private Not for Profit
#2
National Louis University National Louis University Chicago 1,345 973 372 $18,930 1,188 Private Not for Profit
#3
Illinois State University Illinois State University Normal 1,093 869 224 $12,726 18,825 Public
#4
Northern Illinois University Northern Illinois University Dekalb 890 633 257 $13,066 17,448 Public
#5
Olivet Nazarene University Olivet Nazarene University Bourbonnais 691 533 158 $28,090 2,921 Private Not for Profit
#6
DePaul University DePaul University Chicago 645 508 137 $32,295 19,029 Private Not for Profit
#7
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign 635 447 188 $14,522 40,541 Public
#8
Eastern Illinois University Eastern Illinois University Charleston 625 497 128 $10,930 9,257 Public
#9
Northeastern Illinois University Northeastern Illinois University Chicago 533 400 133 $8,089 5,995 Public
#10
Aurora University Aurora University Aurora 512 375 137 $20,100 2,800 Private Not for Profit
#11
Saint Xavier University Saint Xavier University Chicago 506 417 89 $28,110 2,812 Private Not for Profit
#12
Western Illinois University Western Illinois University Macomb 447 357 90 $11,182 10,386 Public
#13
University of Illinois at Chicago University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago 413 299 114 $13,122 23,041 Public
#14
Benedictine University Benedictine University Lisle 388 337 51 $24,137 3,817 Private Not for Profit
#15
Loyola University Chicago Loyola University Chicago Chicago 373 287 86 $34,578 13,494 Private Not for Profit
#16
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Edwardsville 365 274 91 $9,251 10,905 Public
#17
Southern Illinois University Carbondale Southern Illinois University Carbondale Carbondale 339 252 87 $11,528 15,814 Public
#18
Lewis University Lewis University Romeoville 330 274 56 $25,770 3,962 Private Not for Profit
#19
McKendree University McKendree University Lebanon 255 184 71 $25,340 1,964 Private Not for Profit
#20
Governors State University Governors State University University Park 248 193 55 N/A 655 Public
#21
Dominican University Dominican University River Forest 246 198 48 $27,730 2,272 Private Not for Profit
#22
Roosevelt University Roosevelt University Chicago 238 186 52 $25,950 3,809 Private Not for Profit
#23
University of St Francis University of St Francis Joliet 225 188 37 $26,924 1,526 Private Not for Profit
#24
Rockford University Rockford University Rockford 182 128 54 $26,310 909 Private Not for Profit
#25
Quincy University Quincy University Quincy 175 122 53 $25,180 1,382 Private Not for Profit
#26
Greenville College Greenville College Greenville 163 122 41 $22,920 1,285 Private Not for Profit
#27
Northwestern University Northwestern University Evanston 149 95 54 $43,779 17,089 Private Not for Profit
#28
Wheaton College Wheaton College Wheaton 131 97 34 $30,120 2,654 Private Not for Profit
#29
Chicago State University Chicago State University Chicago 125 87 38 $8,558 4,446 Public
#30
North Park University North Park University Chicago 125 90 35 $22,150 1,948 Private Not for Profit
#31
Elmhurst College Elmhurst College Elmhurst 118 89 29 $31,650 2,990 Private Not for Profit
#32
Trinity Christian College Trinity Christian College Palos Heights 113 90 23 $23,513 1,155 Private Not for Profit
#33
Bradley University Bradley University Peoria 106 92 14 $28,284 4,970 Private Not for Profit
#34
Moody Bible Institute Moody Bible Institute Chicago 105 93 12 $10,954 2,466 Private Not for Profit
#35
North Central College North Central College Naperville 85 66 19 $31,071 2,621 Private Not for Profit
#36
VanderCook College of Music VanderCook College of Music Chicago 85 41 44 $24,116 147 Private Not for Profit
#37
Millikin University Millikin University Decatur 76 54 22 $28,612 2,214 Private Not for Profit
#38
University of Illinois at Springfield University of Illinois at Springfield Springfield 71 52 19 $8,952 2,588 Public
#39
Trinity International University-Illinois Trinity International University-Illinois Deerfield 69 42 27 $25,840 1,396 Private Not for Profit
#40
Augustana College Augustana College Rock Island 56 45 11 $34,614 2,504 Private Not for Profit
#41
Columbia College-Chicago Columbia College-Chicago Chicago 55 48 7 $21,730 10,287 Private Not for Profit
#42
Monmouth College Monmouth College Monmouth 51 30 21 $30,450 1,283 Private Not for Profit
#43
Judson University Judson University Elgin 50 41 9 $27,000 842 Private Not for Profit
#44
Knox College Knox College Galesburg 41 22 19 $36,492 1,400 Private Not for Profit
#45
Illinois Wesleyan University Illinois Wesleyan University Bloomington 40 35 5 $37,954 2,082 Private Not for Profit
#46
School of the Art Institute of Chicago School of the Art Institute of Chicago Chicago 32 24 8 $39,020 3,015 Private Not for Profit
#47
Illinois Institute of Technology Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago 26 18 8 $37,969 6,322 Private Not for Profit
#48
Blackburn College Blackburn College Carlinville 25 17 8 $17,502 527 Private Not for Profit
#49
Illinois College Illinois College Jacksonville 24 13 11 $26,500 913 Private Not for Profit
#50
MacMurray College MacMurray College Jacksonville 24 22 2 $21,400 472 Private Not for Profit
#51
University of Chicago University of Chicago Chicago 22 17 5 $45,609 12,457 Private Not for Profit
#52
Eureka College Eureka College Eureka 16 16 $19,480 718 Private Not for Profit
#53
Lincoln Christian University Lincoln Christian University Lincoln 10 8 2 $15,300 747 Private Not for Profit
College Database Rank College Photo College Name Starting Salary Tuition Total Enrollment Type City
#1
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign $51,400 $11,847 47,146 Public Champaign
#2
University of Illinois at Chicago University of Illinois at Chicago $44,800 $9,879 31,221 Public Chicago
#3
DeVry University-Illinois DeVry University-Illinois $44,600 $15,294 44,709 Private - For Profit Chicago
#4
National Louis University National Louis University $43,300 $18,855 9,773 Private - Not For Profit Chicago
#5
Northern Illinois University Northern Illinois University $42,600 $7,605 27,287 Public Dekalb
#6
Illinois State University Illinois State University $41,300 $8,711 23,785 Public Normal
#7
Southern Illinois University Carbondale Southern Illinois University Carbondale $41,200 $7,337 22,814 Public Carbondale
College Database Rank College Photo College Name ROTC - Army ROTC - Navy ROTC - Air Force Tuition City
#1
University of Illinois at Chicago University of Illinois at Chicago Yes Yes Yes $9,879 Chicago
#2
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Yes Yes Yes $11,847 Champaign
#3
Northeastern Illinois University Northeastern Illinois University Yes No Yes $6,000 Chicago
#4
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Yes No Yes $6,046 Edwardsville
#5
Southern Illinois University Carbondale Southern Illinois University Carbondale Yes No Yes $7,337 Carbondale
College Database Rank College Photo College Name Student-Teacher-Ratio Enrollment Tuition Type City
#1
University of Chicago University of Chicago 6 to 1 17,645 $41,853 Private not-for-profit Chicago
#2
Northwestern University Northwestern University 7 to 1 23,634 $41,592 Private not-for-profit Evanston
#3
National Louis University National Louis University 8 to 1 9,773 $18,855 Private not-for-profit Chicago
#4
Concordia University-Chicago Concordia University-Chicago 9 to 1 5,454 $26,656 Private not-for-profit River Forest
#5
Columbia College-Chicago Columbia College-Chicago 10 to 1 13,173 $20,094 Private not-for-profit Chicago
#6
Governors State University Governors State University 12 to 1 7,440 $7,290 Public University Park
#7
Roosevelt University Roosevelt University 12 to 1 8,224 $25,000 Private not-for-profit Chicago
#8
Bradley University Bradley University 12 to 1 6,206 $26,400 Private not-for-profit Peoria
#9
Illinois Institute of Technology Illinois Institute of Technology 12 to 1 8,654 $33,100 Private not-for-profit Chicago
#10
Lewis University Lewis University 13 to 1 7,740 $24,770 Private not-for-profit Romeoville
#11
University of Illinois at Springfield University of Illinois at Springfield 14 to 1 6,269 $6,432 Public Springfield
#12
Saint Xavier University Saint Xavier University 14 to 1 5,805 $26,280 Private not-for-profit Chicago
#13
Northeastern Illinois University Northeastern Illinois University 15 to 1 14,818 $6,000 Public Chicago
#14
Eastern Illinois University Eastern Illinois University 15 to 1 13,376 $7,330 Public Charleston
#15
Southern Illinois University Carbondale Southern Illinois University Carbondale 15 to 1 22,814 $7,337 Public Carbondale
#16
Aurora University Aurora University 15 to 1 8,004 $19,250 Private not-for-profit Aurora
#17
Benedictine University Benedictine University 15 to 1 10,152 $22,256 Private not-for-profit Lisle
#18
Loyola University-Chicago Loyola University-Chicago 15 to 1 18,190 $32,200 Private not-for-profit Chicago
#19
Chicago State University Chicago State University 16 to 1 8,981 $6,648 Public Chicago
#20
Western Illinois University Western Illinois University 16 to 1 14,649 $7,026 Public Macomb
#21
Olivet Nazarene University Olivet Nazarene University 16 to 1 6,448 $26,750 Private not-for-profit Bourbonnais
#22
Northern Illinois University Northern Illinois University 17 to 1 27,287 $7,605 Public Dekalb
#23
University of Illinois at Chicago University of Illinois at Chicago 17 to 1 31,221 $9,879 Public Chicago
#24
DePaul University DePaul University 17 to 1 29,862 $30,000 Private not-for-profit Chicago
#25
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Southern Illinois University Edwardsville 18 to 1 16,484 $6,046 Public Edwardsville
#26
Illinois State University Illinois State University 19 to 1 23,785 $8,711 Public Normal
#27
Robert Morris University Illinois Robert Morris University Illinois 19 to 1 5,661 $21,600 Private not-for-profit Chicago