Illinois Graduate Schools

2023 Illinois Graduate Schools Statistics

In Illinois State, there are 8 colleges and universities - 1 public and 7 private schools. Among them, 5 schools are offering graduate programs.
2 Illinois Graduate Schools offer the distance learning Opportunities (online degree/certificate programs) in Illinois. Total 2,581 students are attending Illinois Graduate Schools and the average students to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.
The 2023 average graduate school tuition & fees at Illinois Graduate Schools is $12,010 for Illinois residents and $19,246 for out-of-state students. The next table shows the 2022-2023 statistics for Illinois Graduate Schools.
Illinois Graduate Schools Statistics
academic year 2022-2023
Number of Schools8 schools
By Types1 public, 7 private
By Levels4 undergraduate schools
5 graduate schools
By Categories
(where graduate program offered)
17 National Universities
4 Liberal Arts Colleges
9 Law Schools
8 Medical Schools
Tuition & fees
Undergraduate$12,252 Illinois residents
$19,412 out-of-state
Graduate$12,010 Illinois residents
$19,246 out-of-state
Student Population5,029
Undergraduate2,448
Graduate2,581
Students to Faculty Ratio12.33 to 1

Illinois Graduate Schools Comparison By Rank, Tuition, and Admission

The 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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2022-2023 Illinois Graduate Schools Comparison
Rank*NameGraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate StudentsOffered Degree/ProgramsNumber of Graduate ProgramsStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 University of ChicagoPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $66,543 10,744 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 214 programs 5 to 1
2 Northwestern UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsEvanston, IL $53,871 14,168 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 435 programs 6 to 1
4 University of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignPublic, 4 yearsChampaign, IL $33,640
($18,837 Residents)
21,796 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 366 programs 21 to 1
5 Illinois Institute of TechnologyPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $33,810 3,818 Master's, Doctorate 150 programs 13 to 1
6 Wheaton CollegePrivate, 4 yearsWheaton, IL $19,440 722 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 59 programs 12 to 1
7 Loyola University ChicagoPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $22,305 5,196 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 337 programs 13 to 1
9 Lewis UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsRomeoville, IL $15,490 2,580 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 127 programs 14 to 1
10 Bradley UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsPeoria, IL $19,014 1,409 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 170 programs 12 to 1
11 University of St FrancisPrivate, 4 yearsJoliet, IL $14,757 1,883 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 94 programs 13 to 1
12 Trinity International University-IllinoisPrivate, 4 yearsDeerfield, IL $18,520 792 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 70 programs 12 to 1
13 North Park UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $16,191 792 Master's, Post-MS 87 programs 10 to 1
14 Illinois State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsNormal, IL $12,646
($10,009 Residents)
2,628 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 163 programs 19 to 1
15 Judson UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsElgin, IL $18,708 175 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 70 programs 10 to 1
16 University of Illinois SpringfieldPublic, 4 yearsSpringfield, IL $19,246
($12,010 Residents)
1,805 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 70 programs 12 to 1
17 Elmhurst UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsElmhurst, IL $34,037 704 Post-BS, Master's 114 programs 13 to 1
18 Northern Illinois UniversityPublic, 4 yearsDekalb, IL $9,090
($9,066 Residents)
4,220 Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 162 programs 14 to 1
19 North Central CollegePrivate, 4 yearsNaperville, IL $15,822 327 Post-BS, Master's 117 programs 12 to 1
21 University of Illinois ChicagoPublic, 4 yearsChicago, IL $28,641
($17,268 Residents)
11,940 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 282 programs 18 to 1
22 McKendree UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsLebanon, IL $9,450 426 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 77 programs 17 to 1
23 Governors State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsUniversity Park, IL $10,072
($8,590 Residents)
1,818 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 85 programs 10 to 1
24 Southern Illinois University-CarbondalePublic, 4 yearsCarbondale, IL $31,050
($14,148 Residents)
3,107 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 261 programs 11 to 1
25 Aurora UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsAurora, IL $15,363 1,870 Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 68 programs 18 to 1
26 Olivet Nazarene UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsBourbonnais, IL $10,957 736 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 107 programs 14 to 1
27 Benedictine UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsLisle, IL $20,258 1,081 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 103 programs 13 to 1
29 DePaul UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $22,525 6,783 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 321 programs 17 to 1
30 Greenville UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsGreenville, IL $8,784 140 Master's 42 programs 12 to 1
31 Saint Xavier UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $15,410 542 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 103 programs 15 to 1
32 Rockford UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsRockford, IL $14,060 230 Master's 56 programs 10 to 1
33 DeVry University-IllinoisPrivate, 4 yearsNaperville, IL $17,552 3,027 Post-BS, Master's 49 programs 49 to 1
34 Augustana CollegePrivate, 4 yearsRock Island, IL $34,660 31 Master's 76 programs 11 to 1
36 Eastern Illinois UniversityPublic, 4 yearsCharleston, IL $22,695
($11,410 Residents)
1,941 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 105 programs 15 to 1
37 Western Illinois UniversityPublic, 4 yearsMacomb, IL $13,290
($12,693 Residents)
2,334 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 126 programs 13 to 1
38 Southern Illinois University-EdwardsvillePublic, 4 yearsEdwardsville, IL $10,102
($9,699 Residents)
3,198 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 121 programs 15 to 1
39 Columbia College ChicagoPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $2,464 222 Post-BS, Master's 73 programs 15 to 1
40 Lake Forest CollegePrivate, 4 yearsLake Forest, IL $16,212 26 Master's 42 programs 12 to 1
41 Illinois CollegePrivate, 4 yearsJacksonville, IL $9,200 1 Master's 48 programs 12 to 1
42 Dominican UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsRiver Forest, IL $19,500 1,060 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 101 programs 11 to 1
43 Roosevelt UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $23,094 1,312 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 167 programs 11 to 1
44 Concordia University-ChicagoPrivate, 4 yearsRiver Forest, IL $10,782 4,026 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 169 programs 12 to 1
46 Chicago State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsChicago, IL $16,162
($10,294 Residents)
867 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 73 programs 11 to 1
47 National Louis UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $12,225 3,541 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 89 programs 15 to 1
50 Northeastern Illinois UniversityPublic, 4 yearsChicago, IL $18,217
($9,874 Residents)
1,549 Master's 79 programs 9 to 1
- Toyota Technological Institute at ChicagoPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $30,000 40 Doctorate 1 programs -
- Oak Point UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsOak Brook, IL $8,000 58 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 8 programs 7 to 1
- Catholic Theological Union at ChicagoPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $23,232 213 Post-BS, Master's 8 programs -
- Trinity College of Nursing & Health SciencesPrivate, 4 yearsRock Island, IL $32,398 20 Master's 4 programs 6 to 1
- Adler UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $43,455 1,832 Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 29 programs 1 to 1
- Saint Anthony College of NursingPrivate, 4 yearsRockford, IL $18,987 61 Master's, Post-MS 4 programs 6 to 1
- Illinois College of OptometryPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL - 481 - 1 programs -
- Saint Francis Medical Center College of NursingPrivate, 4 yearsPeoria, IL $9,086 127 Master's, Post-MS 4 programs 8 to 1
- Midwest College of Oriental Medicine-SkokiePrivate, 4 yearsSkokie, IL $20,290 43 Master's 3 programs 9 to 1
- Chicago Theological SeminaryPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $38,670 195 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 6 programs -
- Methodist CollegePrivate, 4 yearsPeoria, IL $15,762 23 Master's, Post-MS 14 programs 7 to 1
- Trinity Christian CollegePrivate, 4 yearsPalos Heights, IL $15,073 54 Master's, Post-MS 64 programs 10 to 1
- Lincoln CollegePrivate, 4 yearsLincoln, IL $3,960 30 - 19 programs 15 to 1
- Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and SciencePrivate, 4 yearsNorth Chicago, IL $34,167 1,940 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 38 programs -
- Rasmussen University-AuroraPrivate, 4 yearsAurora, IL - - - - -
- National University of Health SciencesPrivate, 4 yearsLombard, IL $27,801 465 Master's 8 programs 7 to 1
- Northern Baptist Theological SeminaryPrivate, 4 yearsLisle, IL $14,135 374 Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 10 programs -
- Rasmussen University-IllinoisPrivate, 4 yearsRockford, IL $4,726 91 Master's 68 programs 11 to 1
- Midwestern University-Downers GrovePrivate, 4 yearsDowners Grove, IL $48,857 2,758 Post-BS, Master's 12 programs -
- McCormick Theological SeminaryPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $9,410 162 Post-BS, Master's 5 programs -
- American Islamic CollegePrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $4,650 9 Master's 3 programs 2 to 1
- Lake Forest Graduate School of ManagementPrivate, 4 yearsLake Forest, IL - 295 Post-BS, Master's 2 programs -
- Garrett-Evangelical Theological SeminaryPrivate, 4 yearsEvanston, IL $23,520 280 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 11 programs -
- Relay Graduate School of Education - ChicagoPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL - - - - -
- Millikin UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsDecatur, IL $21,333 99 Post-BS, Master's 95 programs 10 to 1
- Pacific College of Health and SciencePrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $15,649 173 Master's, Post-MS 5 programs 12 to 1
- Blessing Rieman College of Nursing and Health SciencesPrivate, 4 yearsQuincy, IL $27,830 14 Master's, Post-MS 5 programs 10 to 1
- Institute for Clinical Social WorkPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $25,988 119 Master's, Doctorate 2 programs -
- University of Saint Mary of the LakePrivate, 4 yearsMundelein, IL $33,334 204 Master's, Post-MS 6 programs -
- University of Notre Dame -Private, 4 yearsChicago, IL - - - - -
- Chamberlain University-Administrative OfficePrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL - - Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS - -
- DeVry University-Administrative OfficePrivate, 4 yearsNaperville, IL - - Post-BS, Master's - -
- The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at ChicagoPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $26,136 1,262 Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 18 programs 3 to 1
- School of the Art Institute of ChicagoPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $44,634 713 Post-BS, Master's 19 programs 11 to 1
- St. John's College-Department of NursingPrivate, 4 yearsSpringfield, IL $17,228 12 Master's 3 programs 8 to 1
- Quincy UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsQuincy, IL $11,475 160 Post-BS, Master's 55 programs 14 to 1
- Rasmussen University-Mokena/Tinley ParkPrivate, 4 yearsMokena, IL - - - - -
- Moody Bible InstitutePrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $9,342 657 Post-BS, Master's 29 programs 16 to 1
- Bexley Hall Seabury Western Theological Seminary Federation, Inc.Private, 4 yearsChicago, IL $19,845 62 Post-BS, Master's 3 programs -
- VanderCook College of MusicPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $7,995 169 Master's 2 programs 4 to 1
- Lutheran School of Theology at ChicagoPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $18,360 133 Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 5 programs -
- Spertus CollegePrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $20,900 99 Master's, Doctorate 3 programs -
- Rush UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $38,013 2,755 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 31 programs 8 to 1
- Chamberlain University-IllinoisPrivate, 4 yearsAddison, IL $14,900 15,026 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 20 programs 18 to 1
- Erikson InstitutePrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $20,588 331 Post-BS, Master's 6 programs -
- Meadville Theological School of Lombard CollegePrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $27,414 69 Post-BS, Master's 4 programs -
- Telshe Yeshiva-ChicagoPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $8,000 11 Master's 2 programs 13 to 1
- Lincoln Christian UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsLincoln, IL $9,910 171 Master's 29 programs 7 to 1
- Rasmussen University-Romeoville/JolietPrivate, 4 yearsRomeoville, IL - - - - -
Average$12,010 Residents
$19,246 Out-of-State
2,581 - 16 programs 12.33 to 1
*Illinois college ranking
**Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
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