Illinois Graduate Schools

2021 Illinois Graduate Schools Statistics

In Illinois State, there are 282 colleges and universities - 66 public and 216 private schools. Among them, 95 schools are offering graduate programs. 70 Illinois Graduate Schools offer the distance learning Opportunities (online degree/certificate programs) and 1 schools are online completely schools that all degree programs can be completed by online educationin Illinois. Total 152,501 students are attending Illinois Graduate Schools and the average students to faculty ratio is 13.62 to 1. The 2021 average graduate school tuition & fees at Illinois Graduate Schools is $11,734 for Illinois residents and $19,241 for out-of-state students Next table shows the 2020-2021 statistics for Illinois Graduate Schools.
Illinois Graduate Schools Statistics
academic year 2020-2021
Number of Schools282 schools
By Types66 public, 216 private
By Levels260 undergraduate schools
95 graduate schools
By Categories
(where graduate program offered)
17 National Universities
3 Liberal Arts Colleges
10 Law Schools
8 Medical Schools
Tuition & fees
Undergraduate$6,116 Illinois residents
$18,872 out-of-state
Graduate$11,734 Illinois residents
$19,241 out-of-state
Student Population754,706
Undergraduate601,284
Graduate153,422
Students to Faculty Ratio13.62 to 1

Illinois Graduate Schools Comparison By Rank, Tuition, and Admission

Next table lists Illinois Graduate Schools ordered by rank. The number in rank column refers to the rank in the Illinois college ranking. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
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2020-2021 Illinois Graduate Schools Comparison
Rank*NameGraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate StudentsOffered Degree/ProgramsNumber of Graduate ProgramsStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 University of ChicagoPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $61,548 10,370 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 154 programs 5 to 1
2 Northwestern UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsEvanston, IL $56,567 13,485 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 248 programs 6 to 1
4 University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignPublic, 4 yearsChampaign, IL $31,490
($18,083 Residents)
15,787 Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 239 programs 20 to 1
5 Illinois Institute of TechnologyPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $30,937 3,727 Master's, Doctorate 92 programs 12 to 1
6 Wheaton CollegePrivate, 4 yearsWheaton, IL $16,800 543 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 15 programs 10 to 1
7 Loyola University ChicagoPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $19,498 5,088 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 195 programs 14 to 1
9 Lewis UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsRomeoville, IL $14,550 2,089 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 35 programs 13 to 1
10 Bradley UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsPeoria, IL $16,660 1,276 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 43 programs 12 to 1
11 University of St FrancisPrivate, 4 yearsJoliet, IL $13,839 2,298 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 33 programs 13 to 1
12 Trinity International University-IllinoisPrivate, 4 yearsDeerfield, IL $17,530 1,072 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 28 programs 14 to 1
13 North Park UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $14,076 924 Master's, Post-MS 22 programs 10 to 1
14 Illinois State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsNormal, IL $11,030
($9,753 Residents)
2,528 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 81 programs 20 to 1
15 Judson UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsElgin, IL $27,500 222 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 8 programs 8 to 1
16 University of Illinois at SpringfieldPublic, 4 yearsSpringfield, IL $18,393
($11,308 Residents)
1,761 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 32 programs 12 to 1
17 Elmhurst CollegePrivate, 4 yearsElmhurst, IL $31,967 578 Post-BS, Master's 24 programs 13 to 1
18 Northern Illinois UniversityPublic, 4 yearsDekalb, IL $11,280 4,381 Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 81 programs 13 to 1
19 North Central CollegePrivate, 4 yearsNaperville, IL $15,822 247 Post-BS, Master's 11 programs 14 to 1
21 University of Illinois at ChicagoPublic, 4 yearsChicago, IL $27,140
($16,566 Residents)
10,900 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 181 programs 18 to 1
22 McKendree UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsLebanon, IL $9,522 543 Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 15 programs 14 to 1
23 Governors State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsUniversity Park, IL $14,636
($8,282 Residents)
1,595 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 47 programs 10 to 1
24 Southern Illinois University-CarbondalePublic, 4 yearsCarbondale, IL $32,728
($15,826 Residents)
3,265 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 131 programs 13 to 1
25 Aurora UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsAurora, IL $12,600 1,985 Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 23 programs 19 to 1
26 Olivet Nazarene UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsBourbonnais, IL $13,420 1,424 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 29 programs 16 to 1
27 Benedictine UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsLisle, IL $19,409 2,222 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 42 programs 15 to 1
29 DePaul UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $19,974 7,930 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 161 programs 15 to 1
30 Greenville UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsGreenville, IL $8,082 168 Master's 9 programs 11 to 1
31 Saint Xavier UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $16,450 712 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 47 programs 15 to 1
32 Rockford UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsRockford, IL $13,060 209 Master's 11 programs 10 to 1
33 DeVry University-IllinoisPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $17,552 4,296 Post-BS, Master's 19 programs 20 to 1
36 Eastern Illinois UniversityPublic, 4 yearsCharleston, IL $20,442
($10,144 Residents)
1,514 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 48 programs 13 to 1
37 Western Illinois UniversityPublic, 4 yearsMacomb, IL $11,803
($11,458 Residents)
1,748 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 54 programs 13 to 1
38 Southern Illinois University-EdwardsvillePublic, 4 yearsEdwardsville, IL $9,176
($8,308 Residents)
2,448 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 65 programs 17 to 1
39 Columbia College ChicagoPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $2,320 257 Post-BS, Master's 17 programs 13 to 1
40 Lake Forest CollegePrivate, 4 yearsLake Forest, IL $14,512 20 Master's 4 programs 12 to 1
41 Illinois CollegePrivate, 4 yearsJacksonville, IL - - Master's 1 programs 13 to 1
42 Dominican UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsRiver Forest, IL $20,884 884 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 31 programs 10 to 1
43 Roosevelt UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $21,171 1,816 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 60 programs 10 to 1
44 Concordia University-ChicagoPrivate, 4 yearsRiver Forest, IL $9,180 4,494 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 58 programs 10 to 1
45 Robert Morris University IllinoisPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $18,000 235 Master's 3 programs 20 to 1
46 Chicago State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsChicago, IL $13,846
($8,356 Residents)
937 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 36 programs 7 to 1
47 National Louis UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $12,096 2,941 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 40 programs 15 to 1
49 American InterContinental UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSchaumburg, IL $21,466 837 Master's 6 programs 38 to 1
50 Northeastern Illinois UniversityPublic, 4 yearsChicago, IL $16,164
($8,744 Residents)
1,713 Master's 33 programs 14 to 1
- Garrett-Evangelical Theological SeminaryPrivate, 4 yearsEvanston, IL $21,975 284 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 10 programs -
- Northern Baptist Theological SeminaryPrivate, 4 yearsLisle, IL $14,253 235 Master's 5 programs -
- Midwest College of Oriental Medicine-EvanstonPrivate, 4 yearsEvanston, IL $17,850 39 Master's 2 programs 11 to 1
- School of the Art Institute of ChicagoPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $43,844 746 Post-BS, Master's 14 programs 11 to 1
- Lake Forest Graduate School of ManagementPrivate, 4 yearsLake Forest, IL - 393 Master's 1 programs -
- Erikson InstitutePrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $21,200 342 Post-BS, Master's 5 programs -
- American Islamic CollegePrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $4,600 7 Master's 2 programs 2 to 1
- St. John's College-Department of NursingPrivate, 4 yearsSpringfield, IL $17,968 18 Master's 2 programs 5 to 1
- Adler UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $44,738 1,396 Master's, Post-MS 20 programs -
- DeVry University-Administrative OfficePrivate, 4 yearsNaperville, IL - - Post-BS, Master's - -
- National University of Health SciencesPrivate, 4 yearsLombard, IL $19,800 588 Master's 5 programs 8 to 1
- The John Marshall Law SchoolPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $44,580 973 Master's 3 programs -
- Saint Francis Medical Center College of NursingPrivate, 4 yearsPeoria, IL $8,088 221 Master's, Post-MS 3 programs 9 to 1
- Resurrection UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $11,092 99 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 8 programs 13 to 1
- Institute for Clinical Social WorkPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $20,000 97 Master's, Doctorate 2 programs -
- Rush UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $34,654 2,587 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 35 programs 5 to 1
- Moody Bible InstitutePrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $8,660 640 Post-BS, Master's 12 programs 20 to 1
- VanderCook College of MusicPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $7,470 39 Master's 1 programs 5 to 1
- Millikin UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsDecatur, IL $22,960 109 Post-BS, Master's 10 programs 10 to 1
- University of Illinois University AdministrationPublic, 4 yearsUrbana, IL - - Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate - -
- Methodist CollegePrivate, 4 yearsPeoria, IL $16,590 5 Master's 1 programs 9 to 1
- Meadville Lombard Theological SchoolPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $24,270 78 Master's 2 programs -
- Trinity Christian CollegePrivate, 4 yearsPalos Heights, IL $10,767 68 Master's, Post-MS 4 programs 10 to 1
- Chamberlain University-IllinoisPrivate, 4 yearsAddison, IL $13,940 12,539 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 9 programs 20 to 1
- Chicago Theological SeminaryPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $20,016 231 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 7 programs -
- Telshe Yeshiva-ChicagoPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $8,000 11 Master's 1 programs 13 to 1
- Illinois College of OptometryPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL - 593 - 1 programs -
- Chamberlain University-Administrative OfficePrivate, 4 yearsDowners Grove, IL - - Master's, Post-MS - -
- McCormick Theological SeminaryPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $9,281 220 Post-BS, Master's 5 programs -
- Rasmussen College-IllinoisPrivate, 4 yearsRockford, IL $9,690 4 Master's - 21 to 1
- The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at ChicagoPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $28,927 1,209 Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 17 programs -
- Quincy UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsQuincy, IL $10,900 101 Master's 3 programs 14 to 1
- Toyota Technological Institute at ChicagoPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $30,000 35 Doctorate 1 programs -
- Midwestern University-Downers GrovePrivate, 4 yearsDowners Grove, IL $42,134 2,984 Master's 13 programs -
- Trinity College of Nursing & Health SciencesPrivate, 4 yearsRock Island, IL $31,000 7 Master's 1 programs 8 to 1
- Saint Anthony College of NursingPrivate, 4 yearsRockford, IL $18,317 80 Master's, Post-MS 3 programs 7 to 1
- Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and SciencePrivate, 4 yearsNorth Chicago, IL $33,741 2,121 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 38 programs -
- Catholic Theological Union at ChicagoPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $21,360 265 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 6 programs -
- Lutheran School of Theology at ChicagoPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $17,050 185 Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 5 programs -
- Spertus CollegePrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $20,000 107 Master's, Doctorate 3 programs -
- Hebrew Theological CollegePrivate, 4 yearsSkokie, IL $5,550 - Master's 1 programs 5 to 1
- Bexley Hall Seabury Western Theological Seminary Federation, Inc.Private, 4 yearsChicago, IL $20,259 76 Post-BS, Master's 3 programs -
- University of Saint Mary of the LakePrivate, 4 yearsMundelein, IL $25,941 231 Master's, Post-MS 3 programs -
- Pacific College of Oriental Medicine-ChicagoPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $12,719 138 Master's, Post-MS 2 programs 12 to 1
- Blessing Rieman College of Nursing and Health SciencesPrivate, 4 yearsQuincy, IL - 19 Master's 1 programs 10 to 1
- Lincoln Christian UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsLincoln, IL $8,154 299 Master's 13 programs 13 to 1
- University of Phoenix-IllinoisPrivate, 4 yearsSchaumburg, IL $17,760 3 Master's 1 programs 5 to 1
Average$11,734 Residents
$19,241 Out-of-State
152,501 - 32 programs 13.62 to 1
*Illinois college ranking
**Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
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Graduate Programs at Illinois Best Colleges

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1. University of ChicagoPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL

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2. Northwestern UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsEvanston, IL

university-of-illinois-at-urbana-champaign

4. University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignPublic, 4 yearsChampaign, IL

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5. Illinois Institute of TechnologyPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL

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6. Wheaton CollegePrivate, 4 yearsWheaton, IL

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7. Loyola University ChicagoPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL

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