Illinois Colleges Statistics

Check the 2020 statistics for 281 Illinois Colleges and compare the schools to get right decision. Below You can view the average values of key academic facts and compare all Illinois Colleges.
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2020 Illinois Colleges Statistics

In Illinois State, there are 281 Illinois Colleges - 66 public and 215 private schools. Among them, 259 schools are offering undergraduate programs and 94 schools have graduate programs. 136 Illinois Colleges offer the distance learning Opportunities and 1 schools are online completely schools that all degree programs can be completed by online educationin Illinois. Total 745,929 students are attending Illinois Colleges and the average students to faculty ratio is 13.52 to 1. The 2020 average tuition & fees at Illinois Colleges is $9,999 for Illinois residents and $19,282 for out-of-state students. The average graduate tuition & fees is $11,602 for Illinois residents and $18,860 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 2019-2020 statistics for Illinois Colleges.
Illinois Colleges Statistics
academic year 2019-2020
Number of Schools281 schools
By Types66 public, 215 private
By Levels117 four(4) years
73 two but less than four years
91 less than two(2) years
By Categories14 National Universities
9 Liberal Arts Colleges
73 Community Colleges
Tuition & fees
Undergraduate$9,999 Illinois residents
$19,282 out-of-state
Graduate$11,602 Illinois residents
$18,860 out-of-state
Average Financial Aid$7,939
Student Population745,929
Undergraduate593,344
Graduate152,585
Acceptance Rate68.72%
Test Scores1,115 SAT, 27 AVG
Students to Faculty Ratio13.52 to 1

Illinois Colleges Comparison By Rank, Tuition, and Admission

Next table lists Illinois Colleges 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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2019-2020 Illinois Colleges Comparison
Rank*NameTuition & FeesAverage Financial AidPopulationAcceptance RateTest ScoresStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 University of Chicago
Private, 4 yearsChicago, IL
$59,298 $38,615 17,0026% 1,535 SAT
34 ACT
5 to 1
2 Northwestern University
Private, 4 yearsEvanston, IL
$56,691 $41,435 22,1279% 1,495 SAT
34 ACT
6 to 1
3 Principia College
Private, 4 yearsElsah, IL
$30,190 $27,301 44791% 1,114 SAT
25 ACT
6 to 1
4 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Public, 4 yearsChampaign, IL
$36,213
($17,274)
$13,687 49,70259% 1,340 SAT
29 ACT
20 to 1
5 Illinois Institute of Technology
Private, 4 yearsChicago, IL
$48,749 $30,918 6,75360% 1,295 SAT
29 ACT
12 to 1
6 Wheaton College
Private, 4 yearsWheaton, IL
$37,700 $16,885 2,94485% 1,330 SAT
29 ACT
10 to 1
7 Loyola University Chicago
Private, 4 yearsChicago, IL
$45,543 $20,074 17,00767% 1,225 SAT
28 ACT
14 to 1
8 Illinois Wesleyan University
Private, 4 yearsBloomington, IL
$49,488 $25,438 1,69361% 1,220 SAT
27 ACT
11 to 1
9 Lewis University
Private, 4 yearsRomeoville, IL
$33,430 $15,701 6,44064% 1,105 SAT
24 ACT
13 to 1
10 Bradley UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsPeoria, IL $34,610 $18,158 5,88270% 1,170 SAT
25 ACT
12 to 1
11 University of St Francis
Private, 4 yearsJoliet, IL
$34,000 $17,571 3,92746% 1,125 SAT
24 ACT
13 to 1
12 Trinity International University-Illinois
Private, 4 yearsDeerfield, IL
$33,028 $18,590 1,77560% 1,045 SAT
22 ACT
14 to 1
13 North Park University
Private, 4 yearsChicago, IL
$31,030 $13,115 2,90048% 1,075 SAT
22 ACT
10 to 1
14 Illinois State University
Public, 4 yearsNormal, IL
$20,427
($12,836)
$9,307 20,63582% 1,120 SAT
23 ACT
20 to 1
15 Judson UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsElgin, IL $29,870 $25,556 1,25639% 990 SAT
22 ACT
8 to 1
16 University of Illinois at Springfield
Public, 4 yearsSpringfield, IL
$18,356
($11,928)
$9,322 4,57577% 1,108 SAT
23 ACT
12 to 1
17 Elmhurst College
Private, 4 yearsElmhurst, IL
$37,754 $21,821 3,42668% 1,100 SAT
23 ACT
13 to 1
18 Northern Illinois University
Public, 4 yearsDekalb, IL
$14,610 $8,809 17,16948% 1,055 SAT
22 ACT
13 to 1
19 North Central College
Private, 4 yearsNaperville, IL
$40,040 $22,298 2,92854% 1,145 SAT
24 ACT
14 to 1
20 Blackburn College
Private, 4 yearsCarlinville, IL
$23,510 $17,610 56657% 1,010 SAT
21 ACT
11 to 1
21 University of Illinois at Chicago
Public, 4 yearsChicago, IL
$29,514
($15,214)
$12,113 31,68373% 1,145 SAT
25 ACT
18 to 1
22 McKendree University
Private, 4 yearsLebanon, IL
$31,640 $19,781 2,49463% 1,064 SAT
24 ACT
14 to 1
23 Governors State University
Public, 4 yearsUniversity Park, IL
$17,582
($10,070)
$8,684 4,85746% 935 SAT
20 ACT
10 to 1
24 Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Public, 4 yearsCarbondale, IL
$28,906
($14,722)
$10,742 12,81766% 1,140 SAT
25 ACT
13 to 1
25 Aurora University
Private, 4 yearsAurora, IL
$25,060 $13,340 6,00587% 1,048 SAT
21 ACT
19 to 1
26 Olivet Nazarene University
Private, 4 yearsBourbonnais, IL
$37,070 $22,369 4,65558% 1,070 SAT
23 ACT
16 to 1
27 Benedictine UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsLisle, IL $32,605 $16,566 4,94042% 1,077 SAT
22 ACT
15 to 1
28 Monmouth College
Private, 4 yearsMonmouth, IL
$38,990 $28,442 91467% 1,080 SAT
23 ACT
10 to 1
29 DePaul University
Private, 4 yearsChicago, IL
$41,202 $19,363 22,43768% - 15 to 1
30 Greenville University
Private, 4 yearsGreenville, IL
$27,910 $16,813 1,13256% 1,065 SAT
21 ACT
11 to 1
31 Saint Xavier University
Private, 4 yearsChicago, IL
$34,380 $21,294 3,66773% 1,050 SAT
22 ACT
15 to 1
32 Rockford University
Private, 4 yearsRockford, IL
$32,100 $15,171 1,20354% 1,050 SAT
22 ACT
10 to 1
33 DeVry University-IllinoisPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $15,303 $4,838 17,36496% - 20 to 1
34 Augustana College
Private, 4 yearsRock Island, IL
$43,610 $27,220 2,54357% - 12 to 1
35 Knox College
Private, 4 yearsGalesburg, IL
$48,168 $31,881 1,33368% 1,220 SAT
28 ACT
11 to 1
36 Eastern Illinois University
Public, 4 yearsCharleston, IL
$13,974
($11,804)
$9,025 7,52653% 1,035 SAT
21 ACT
13 to 1
37 Western Illinois University
Public, 4 yearsMacomb, IL
$12,940 $8,617 8,50257% 1,050 SAT
22 ACT
13 to 1
38 Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
Public, 4 yearsEdwardsville, IL
$11,265 $7,469 13,28186% 1,120 SAT
23 ACT
17 to 1
39 Columbia College Chicago
Private, 4 yearsChicago, IL
$27,756 $10,012 6,82590% - 13 to 1
40 Lake Forest College
Private, 4 yearsLake Forest, IL
$48,424 $31,438 1,51255% - 12 to 1
41 Illinois College
Private, 4 yearsJacksonville, IL
$33,740 $24,143 98378% - 13 to 1
42 Dominican University
Private, 4 yearsRiver Forest, IL
$34,420 $20,589 2,99064% 1,100 SAT
22 ACT
10 to 1
43 Roosevelt University
Private, 4 yearsChicago, IL
$30,876 $15,579 4,32967% 1,120 SAT
24 ACT
10 to 1
44 Concordia University-Chicago
Private, 4 yearsRiver Forest, IL
$32,880 $18,999 6,00575% 1,095 SAT
23 ACT
10 to 1
45 Robert Morris University Illinois
Private, 4 yearsChicago, IL
$29,400 $17,784 1,93463% - 20 to 1
46 Chicago State University
Public, 4 yearsChicago, IL
$18,734
($11,366)
$9,394 2,96463% 952 SAT
18 ACT
7 to 1
47 National Louis University
Private, 4 yearsChicago, IL
$13,800 $7,335 5,99298% - 15 to 1
48 Argosy University-ChicagoPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $13,704 $5,286 528- - 7 to 1
50 Northeastern Illinois University
Public, 4 yearsChicago, IL
$21,161
($11,462)
$4,304 8,10358% 1,015 SAT
19 ACT
14 to 1
51 East-West UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $22,650 $8,809 394- - 16 to 1
- Kendall College
Private, 4 yearsChicago, IL
$19,828 - 1,027- - 8 to 1
- Morthland CollegePrivate, 4 yearsWest Frankfort, IL $6,000 - 126- 1,490 SAT
98 ACT
8 to 1
- Rend Lake College
Public, 2-4 yearsIna, IL
$6,750
($6,000)
$3,163 2,486- - 19 to 1
- Cannella School of Hair Design-Villa Park
Private, Less than 2 yearsVilla Park, IL
$11,340 $4,113 38- - 22 to 1
- G Skin & Beauty Institute
Private, Less than 2 yearsOakbrook, IL
$15,100 $3,794 367- - 14 to 1
- Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Libertyville
Private, Less than 2 yearsLibertyville, IL
$20,482 $4,791 140- - 8 to 1
- Telshe Yeshiva-Chicago
Private, 4 yearsChicago, IL
$14,500 $10,156 8892% - 13 to 1
- Blessing Rieman College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Private, 4 yearsQuincy, IL
$26,660 $3,989 211- - 10 to 1
- Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Danville
Private, Less than 2 yearsDanville, IL
$16,800 $3,987 46- - 8 to 1
- Cannella School of Hair Design-Blue Island
Private, Less than 2 yearsBlue Island, IL
$14,110 $4,518 34- - 8 to 1
- John Wood Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsQuincy, IL
$8,190 $5,268 1,924- - 13 to 1
- Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Peoria
Private, Less than 2 yearsPeoria, IL
$18,952 $4,907 156- - 8 to 1
- Trenz Beauty Academy
Private, Less than 2 yearsCalumet City, IL
$17,020 $4,705 103- - 16 to 1
- Millikin University
Private, 4 yearsDecatur, IL
$37,054 $21,417 2,09471% 1,075 SAT
23 ACT
10 to 1
- Saint Anthony College of Nursing
Private, 4 yearsRockford, IL
$26,692 $6,475 303100% - 7 to 1
- Rosel School of Cosmetology
Private, Less than 2 yearsNiles, IL
$12,500 $3,911 47- - 15 to 1
- Illinois Valley Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsOglesby, IL
$11,992
($11,032)
$4,255 2,958- - 14 to 1
- Chamberlain University-IllinoisPrivate, 4 yearsAddison, IL $19,900 $2,647 27,629100% - 20 to 1
- Curve Metric School of Hair DesignPrivate, Less than 2 yearsElmwood Park, IL $10,500 $4,498 36- - 22 to 1
- McHenry County College
Public, 2-4 yearsCrystal Lake, IL
$14,383
($11,899)
$4,603 7,031- - 20 to 1
- Oakton Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsDes Plaines, IL
$12,462
($10,446)
$3,588 8,454- - 16 to 1
- Adler UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $35,887 - 1,396- - -
- City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College
Public, 2-4 yearsChicago, IL
$11,544
($9,216)
$3,793 7,673- - 30 to 1
- Bell Mar Beauty College
Private, Less than 2 yearsCicero, IL
$10,300 $2,768 90- - 15 to 1
- CALC Institute of Technology
Private, Less than 2 yearsAlton, IL
$13,060 $6,522 121- - 7 to 1
- The Salon Professional Academy-ShorewoodPrivate, Less than 2 yearsShorewood, IL $19,205 $4,828 79- - 13 to 1
- Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Private, 4 yearsRock Island, IL
$27,855 $5,164 217- - 8 to 1
- Northern Baptist Theological SeminaryPrivate, 4 yearsLisle, IL $13,553 - 235- - -
- University of Saint Mary of the Lake
Private, 4 yearsMundelein, IL
$29,107 - 231- - -
- ETI School of Skilled TradesPrivate, Less than 2 yearsWillowbrook, IL $14,085 $5,238 257- - 18 to 1
- Pacific College of Health Science-ChicagoPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $6,880 $3,169 186- - 12 to 1
- Illinois Media School-Chicago CampusPrivate, Less than 2 yearsChicago, IL $18,475 $4,087 126100% - 9 to 1
- Lincoln College
Private, 4 yearsLincoln, IL
$19,000 $12,405 96867% 755 SAT
48 ACT
14 to 1
- Chicago Theological Seminary
Private, 4 yearsChicago, IL
- - 231- - -
- Resurrection University
Private, 4 yearsChicago, IL
$27,164 $7,293 833- - 13 to 1
- Harrington College of DesignPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $16,874 - 9- - 1 to 1
- Star Truck Driving School-Bensenville
Private, Less than 2 yearsBensenville, IL
$4,745 - 81- - 5 to 1
- Midwest Technical Institute-East PeoriaPrivate, Less than 2 yearsEast Peoria, IL $15,307 $6,041 529- - 25 to 1
- Lake Land College
Public, 2-4 yearsMattoon, IL
$13,756
($7,954)
$4,270 4,583- - 19 to 1
- Phipps Academy of Barbering
Private, Less than 2 yearsRichton Park, IL
$16,950 $9,030 29- - 25 to 1
- Moody Bible Institute
Private, 4 yearsChicago, IL
$13,290 $8,065 3,08694% 1,095 SAT
21 ACT
20 to 1
- Catholic Theological Union at Chicago
Private, 4 yearsChicago, IL
$22,559 - 265- - -
- Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
Private, 4 yearsEvanston, IL
- - 284- - -
- Graham Hospital School of Nursing
Private, 2-4 yearsCanton, IL
$6,975 $8,618 39100% - 2 to 1
- Star Truck Driving School-Hickory Hills
Private, Less than 2 yearsHickory Hills, IL
$4,745 - 100- - 5 to 1
- Capri Beauty CollegePrivate, Less than 2 yearsNew Lenox, IL $18,550 $2,603 49- - 11 to 1
- SAE Institute of Technology-ChicagoPrivate, 2-4 yearsChicago, IL $32,899 $8,247 359- - 14 to 1
- Cannella School of Hair Design-Chicago
Private, Less than 2 yearsChicago, IL
$11,340 $4,553 60- - 12 to 1
- Elgin Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsElgin, IL
$11,959
($10,440)
$3,629 9,567- - 20 to 1
- Triton College
Public, 2-4 yearsRiver Grove, IL
$13,022
($10,481)
$4,223 10,529- - 19 to 1
- Quincy University
Private, 4 yearsQuincy, IL
$30,450 $22,699 1,08662% 1,070 SAT
22 ACT
14 to 1
- Tri-County Beauty Academy
Private, Less than 2 yearsLITCHFIELD, IL
$13,600 $3,185 16- - 8 to 1
- DeVry University-Administrative OfficePrivate, 4 yearsNaperville, IL - - -- - -
- Frontier Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsFairfield, IL
$12,082
($10,056)
$1,684 1,931- - 24 to 1
- Networks Barber College
Private, Less than 2 yearsCalumet City, IL
$18,200 $4,587 44- - 21 to 1
- Southwestern Illinois College
Public, 2-4 yearsBelleville, IL
$5,940 $4,784 8,841- - 18 to 1
- Coyne CollegePrivate, 2-4 yearsChicago, IL $16,641 $4,172 555- - 17 to 1
- Pivot Point Academy
Private, Less than 2 yearsBloomingdale, IL
$18,405 $4,857 81- - 17 to 1
- Sanford-Brown College-ChicagoPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $14,400 - 30- - 6 to 1
- The University of Aesthetics & CosmetologyPrivate, Less than 2 yearsDowners Grove, IL $11,867 $3,979 34- - 12 to 1
- Verve College
Private, Less than 2 yearsOak Brook, IL
$22,995 $3,269 170- - 25 to 1
- Meadville Lombard Theological School
Private, 4 yearsChicago, IL
- - 78- - -
- American Islamic CollegePrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $7,600 $2,484 16- - 2 to 1
- City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College
Public, 2-4 yearsChicago, IL
$11,544
($9,216)
$4,486 8,643- - 29 to 1
- Hairmasters Institute of Cosmetology
Private, Less than 2 yearsBloomington, IL
$14,350 $5,000 101- - 15 to 1
- Rasmussen College-IllinoisPrivate, 4 yearsRockford, IL $10,935 $5,895 1,729- - 21 to 1
- Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Chicago NE
Private, Less than 2 yearsChicago, IL
$20,482 $4,442 85- - 10 to 1
- MacCormac College
Private, 2-4 yearsChicago, IL
$12,700 $3,867 295- - 13 to 1
- Northwestern College-Chicago CampusPrivate, 2-4 yearsChicago, IL $17,475 - 67- - 8 to 1
- National Latino Education Institute
Private, Less than 2 yearsChicago, IL
$14,300 $4,710 1380% - 10 to 1
- Educators of Beauty College of Cosmetology-Rockford
Private, Less than 2 yearsRockford, IL
$16,775 $3,937 67- - 8 to 1
- Bexley Hall Seabury Western Theological Seminary Federation, Inc.
Private, 4 yearsChicago, IL
- - 76- - -
- Estelle Skin Care and Spa InstitutePrivate, Less than 2 yearsSkokie, IL $9,975 $3,832 136- - 12 to 1
- Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose ParkPrivate, 2-4 yearsMelrose Park, IL $37,974 $4,166 809- - 26 to 1
- Niles School of Cosmetology
Private, Less than 2 yearsNiles, IL
$9,600 $3,067 41- - 8 to 1
- Sauk Valley Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsDixon, IL
$11,970
($10,860)
$3,227 1,628- - 14 to 1
- City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College
Public, 2-4 yearsChicago, IL
$11,544
($9,216)
$3,999 3,136- - 20 to 1
- Highland Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsFreeport, IL
$6,654 $4,179 1,596- - 14 to 1
- Midwest Technical Institute-SpringfieldPrivate, Less than 2 yearsSpringfield, IL $14,972 $6,004 549- - 19 to 1
- SOLEX CollegePrivate, 2-4 yearsWheeling, IL - - 94- - 17 to 1
- Lewis and Clark Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsGodfrey, IL
$12,552
($9,552)
$3,737 6,698- - 19 to 1
- Chicago Professional Center
Private, Less than 2 yearsProspect Heights, IL
- - -- - -
- Morrison Institute of Technology
Private, 2-4 yearsMorrison, IL
$17,400 $7,320 116- - 9 to 1
- Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing
Private, 4 yearsPeoria, IL
$21,716 $6,073 607- - 9 to 1
- Midwestern University-Downers Grove
Private, 4 yearsDowners Grove, IL
$44,823 - 2,984- - -
- University of Illinois University AdministrationPublic, 4 yearsUrbana, IL - - -- - -
- G Skin & Beauty Institute
Private, Less than 2 yearsSchaumburg, IL
$14,734 $3,794 364- - 13 to 1
- Illinois Media School
Private, Less than 2 yearsLombard, IL
$17,590 $4,605 104100% - 9 to 1
- Midwestern Career CollegePrivate, 2-4 yearsChicago, IL $11,420 $3,975 537- - 25 to 1
- College of Lake County
Public, 2-4 yearsGrayslake, IL
$12,530
($9,422)
$3,668 14,193- - 17 to 1
- Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-ElginPrivate, Less than 2 yearsElgin, IL $20,482 $4,415 100- - 6 to 1
- Madison Media Institute-Rockford Career College
Private, 2-4 yearsRockford, IL
$14,918 $4,762 408- - 24 to 1
- Empire Beauty School-Hanover ParkPrivate, Less than 2 yearsHanover Park, IL $19,260 $3,949 58- - 12 to 1
- Eureka College
Private, 4 yearsEureka, IL
$27,560 $11,957 56762% 1,040 SAT
20 ACT
13 to 1
- Creative Touch Cosmetology School
Private, Less than 2 yearsWaterloo, IL
$18,370 $5,282 18- - 15 to 1
- The Illinois Institute of Art-ChicagoPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $17,482 - 753- - 16 to 1
- Cameo Beauty Academy
Private, Less than 2 yearsOak Lawn, IL
$17,985 $4,234 82- - 8 to 1
- College of DuPage
Public, 2-4 yearsGlen Ellyn, IL
$11,820
($9,720)
$5,173 24,900- - 21 to 1
- Wabash Valley College
Public, 2-4 yearsMount Carmel, IL
$12,082
($10,056)
$1,242 2,777- - 27 to 1
- Aveda Institute-ChicagoPrivate, Less than 2 yearsChicago, IL $21,600 $4,005 107- - 15 to 1
- Kaskaskia College
Public, 2-4 yearsCentralia, IL
$12,330
($7,530)
$5,134 3,164- - 18 to 1
- Prairie State College
Public, 2-4 yearsChicago Heights, IL
$11,064
($9,342)
$6,076 3,946- - 13 to 1
- Taylor Business Institute
Private, 2-4 yearsChicago, IL
$14,325 $7,420 11596% - 12 to 1
- Danville Area Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsDanville, IL
$8,325 $4,399 2,620- - 16 to 1
- Chicago ORT Technical Institute
Private, 2-4 yearsSkokie, IL
- - 62- - 15 to 1
- The John Marshall Law School
Private, 4 yearsChicago, IL
$1,564 - 973- - -
- Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Glendale Heights
Private, Less than 2 yearsGlendale Heights, IL
$20,482 $4,091 71- - 5 to 1
- Empire Beauty School-Stone ParkPrivate, Less than 2 yearsStone Park, IL $19,260 $4,498 126- - 21 to 1
- Midstate College
Private, 4 yearsPeoria, IL
$16,230 $5,229 22650% - 5 to 1
- Spoon River College
Public, 2-4 yearsCanton, IL
$11,670
($10,590)
$4,401 1,436- - 17 to 1
- Hair Professionals Career College
Private, Less than 2 yearsPalos Hills, IL
$20,162 $4,258 65- - 12 to 1
- Chamberlain University-Administrative OfficePrivate, 4 yearsDowners Grove, IL - - -- - -
- Larry's Barber CollegePrivate, Less than 2 yearsChicago, IL $14,618 $4,298 143- - 25 to 1
- McCormick Theological Seminary
Private, 4 yearsChicago, IL
$8,639 - 220- - -
- City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College
Public, 2-4 yearsChicago, IL
$11,544
($9,216)
$4,062 2,663- - 22 to 1
- HSHS St. John's Hospital School of Clinical Laboratory Science
Private, Less than 2 yearsSpringfield, IL
$5,000 - 6- - 2 to 1
- Illinois Central College
Public, 2-4 yearsEast Peoria, IL
$10,707
($8,979)
$3,608 8,875- - 17 to 1
- Soma Institute-The National School of Clinical Massage Therapy
Private, Less than 2 yearsChicago, IL
$14,315 $3,026 249- - 10 to 1
- J Renee CollegePrivate, Less than 2 yearsElgin, IL $24,215 $3,096 44- - 8 to 1
- Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago
Private, 4 yearsChicago, IL
$18,449 - 185- - -
- Saint Augustine College
Private, 4 yearsChicago, IL
$11,736 $9,119 1,098- - 14 to 1
- Prince Institute-Southeast
Private, 2-4 yearsElmhurst, IL
$10,485 - 10- - 3 to 1
- Cortiva Institute-ChicagoPrivate, Less than 2 yearsChicago, IL $15,760 $1,384 180- - 15 to 1
- University of Phoenix-IllinoisPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $9,552 $3,944 54- - 5 to 1
- Universal Spa Training Academy
Private, Less than 2 yearsDowners Grove, IL
$15,400 $2,707 132- - 9 to 1
- Lincoln Christian University
Private, 4 yearsLincoln, IL
$13,590 $7,052 71464% 1,060 SAT
67 ACT
13 to 1
- Stautzenberger College-Rockford Career CollegePrivate, 2-4 yearsRockford, IL $16,549 - -- - -
- Mr John's School of Cosmetology Esthetics & Nails-Decatur
Private, 2-4 yearsDecatur, IL
$15,595 $3,919 49- - 10 to 1
- St. John's College-Department of Nursing
Private, 4 yearsSpringfield, IL
$25,287 $14,293 140- - 5 to 1
- Waubonsee Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsSugar Grove, IL
$9,860
($9,127)
$3,575 9,176- - 22 to 1
- Hair Professionals School of Cosmetology
Private, Less than 2 yearsOswego, IL
$20,162 $3,917 100- - 18 to 1
- The Illinois Institute of Art-SchaumburgPrivate, 4 yearsSchaumburg, IL $17,482 - 383- - 15 to 1
- Innovations Design AcademyPrivate, Less than 2 yearsCanton, IL $16,075 $5,374 21- - 9 to 1
- Lake Forest Graduate School of Management
Private, 4 yearsLake Forest, IL
- - 393- - -
- Northwest Suburban College
Private, Less than 2 yearsRollng Meadows, IL
$9,534 $3,388 44- - 15 to 1
- Carl Sandburg College
Public, 2-4 yearsGalesburg, IL
$8,002
($7,190)
$7,271 1,860- - 14 to 1
- Fox College
Private, 2-4 yearsBedford Park, IL
$15,280 $6,013 44362% - 11 to 1
- Erikson Institute
Private, 4 yearsChicago, IL
$21,799 - 342- - -
- Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Bridgeview
Private, Less than 2 yearsBridgeview, IL
$20,482 $4,352 270- - 11 to 1
- Kishwaukee College
Public, 2-4 yearsMalta, IL
$13,530
($9,210)
$5,527 3,307- - 18 to 1
- Debutantes School of Cosmetology and Nail Technology
Private, Less than 2 yearsDekalb, IL
$18,100 $3,524 83- - 8 to 1
- Richland Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsDecatur, IL
$14,820
($6,180)
$3,651 2,476- - 15 to 1
- Cannella School of Hair Design-Chicago
Private, Less than 2 yearsChicago, IL
$14,110 $4,010 33- - 11 to 1
- Professional's Choice Hair Design Academy
Private, Less than 2 yearsJoliet, IL
$18,000 $4,418 53- - 6 to 1
- South Suburban College
Public, 2-4 yearsSouth Holland, IL
$12,683
($11,033)
$3,450 4,232- - 14 to 1
- Blessing Hospital School of Radiologic Technology
Private, 2-4 yearsQuincy, IL
$5,000 $6,320 19- - 4 to 1
- John Amico School of Hair DesignPrivate, Less than 2 yearsOak Forest, IL $15,200 $5,049 230- - 9 to 1
- Joliet Junior College
Public, 2-4 yearsJoliet, IL
$13,410
($12,570)
$3,697 14,726- - 22 to 1
- Oehrlein School of Cosmetology
Private, Less than 2 yearsEast Peoria, IL
$16,350 $3,543 47- - 16 to 1
- Educators of Beauty College of Cosmetology-Sterling
Private, Less than 2 yearsSterling, IL
$16,775 $4,275 36- - 6 to 1
- Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Urbana
Private, Less than 2 yearsUrbana, IL
$17,800 $4,468 84- - 10 to 1
- Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-ChicagoPrivate, 2-4 yearsChicago, IL $9,976 - 418- - 30 to 1
- Worsham College of Mortuary Science
Private, 2-4 yearsWheeling, IL
$21,800 $4,736 95- - 16 to 1
- Institute for Clinical Social WorkPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $20,999 - 97- - -
- University of Aesthetics & CosmetologyPrivate, Less than 2 yearsChicago, IL $11,867 $3,677 33- - 10 to 1
- Vatterott College-Fairview HeightsPrivate, 2-4 yearsFairview Heights, IL $11,723 - 238- - 13 to 1
- American Academy of Art
Private, 4 yearsChicago, IL
$35,270 $7,404 242- - 9 to 1
- City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College
Public, 2-4 yearsChicago, IL
$11,544
($9,216)
$3,860 6,942- - 36 to 1
- Universal Technical Institute of Illinois IncPrivate, 2-4 yearsLisle, IL $46,600 $4,438 954- - 43 to 1
- Olney Central College
Public, 2-4 yearsOlney, IL
$12,082
($10,056)
$3,490 1,112- - 13 to 1
- Estelle Medical Academy
Private, Less than 2 yearsSkokie, IL
$8,680 $2,859 69- - 14 to 1
- Midwest Technical Institute-MolinePrivate, 2-4 yearsMoline, IL $15,172 $5,467 341- - 19 to 1
- Steven Papageorge Hair Academy
Private, Less than 2 yearsChicago, IL
$17,250 $6,600 53- - 7 to 1
- Southeastern Illinois College
Public, 2-4 yearsHarrisburg, IL
$6,240
($6,000)
$4,797 1,650- - 18 to 1
- Christian Life College
Private, 4 yearsMount Prospect, IL
$4,050 - 70- - 5 to 1
- Illinois College of Optometry
Private, 4 yearsChicago, IL
- - 593- - -
- Mr John's School of Cosmetology & Nails-Jacksonville
Private, Less than 2 yearsJacksonville, IL
$15,595 $4,185 21- - 6 to 1
- Flashpoint Chicago A Campus of Columbia College Hollywood
Private, 4 yearsChicago, IL
$27,454 $7,056 31499% - 12 to 1
- Lincoln Land Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsSpringfield, IL
$9,732
($6,576)
$5,097 5,565- - 19 to 1
- National University of Health Sciences
Private, 4 yearsLombard, IL
$19,194 $2,667 655- - 8 to 1
- Hebrew Theological College
Private, 4 yearsSkokie, IL
$13,300 $7,288 167100% -
63 ACT
5 to 1
- Blessing Hospital School of Medical Laboratory Technology
Private, Less than 2 yearsQuincy, IL
$6,000 $6,414 4- - 4 to 1
- Paul Mitchell the School-ChicagoPrivate, Less than 2 yearsChicago, IL $19,500 $4,618 183- - 15 to 1
- Lakeview College of Nursing
Private, 4 yearsDanville, IL
$18,025 $3,711 168- - 8 to 1
- University of Notre Dame -Private, Less than 2 yearsChicago, IL - - -- - -
- Moraine Valley Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsPalos Hills, IL
$11,436
($9,846)
$4,423 13,762- - 21 to 1
- Rush University
Private, 4 yearsChicago, IL
$29,236 $13,877 2,708- - 5 to 1
- La James International College-East Moline
Private, Less than 2 yearsEast Moline, IL
$19,384 $5,837 5- - 3 to 1
- Gem City College
Private, Less than 2 yearsQuincy, IL
$17,275 $3,855 31- - 6 to 1
- Career Center of Southern Illinois
Public, Less than 2 yearsRed Bud, IL
$14,900 $6,819 84- - 12 to 1
- Ambria College of NursingPrivate, 4 yearsHoffman Estates, IL $33,000 $3,202 234- - 6 to 1
- Educators of Beauty College of Cosmetology-Peru
Private, Less than 2 yearsPERU, IL
$16,775 $4,304 46- - 15 to 1
- HVAC Technical Institute
Private, Less than 2 yearsChicago, IL
$15,000 $2,387 118- - 12 to 1
- Rock Valley College
Public, 2-4 yearsRockford, IL
$16,994
($9,434)
$4,978 6,244- - 17 to 1
- Cannella School of Hair Design-Elgin
Private, Less than 2 yearsElgin, IL
$13,740 $4,222 18- - 10 to 1
- University of Spa & Cosmetology Arts
Private, Less than 2 yearsSpringfield, IL
$17,100 $3,549 150- - 8 to 1
- Paul Mitchell the School-LombardPrivate, Less than 2 yearsLombard, IL $19,500 $4,418 126- - 15 to 1
- Vatterott College-QuincyPrivate, 2-4 yearsQuincy, IL $11,007 - 94- - 6 to 1
- Trinity Christian College
Private, 4 yearsPalos Heights, IL
$31,175 $13,437 1,13169% 1,060 SAT
24 ACT
10 to 1
- Paul Mitchell the School-Bradley
Private, Less than 2 yearsBourbonnais, IL
$21,202 $4,185 236- - 12 to 1
- Cosmetology & Spa Academy
Private, Less than 2 yearsCrystal Lake, IL
$20,000 $4,294 277- - 18 to 1
- Lincoln Trail College
Public, 2-4 yearsRobinson, IL
$12,082
($10,056)
$3,369 892- - 18 to 1
- Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Rockford
Private, Less than 2 yearsRockford, IL
$18,907 $4,732 227- - 14 to 1
- Kankakee Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsKankakee, IL
$23,550
($12,660)
$4,274 2,822- - 13 to 1
- Parkland College
Public, 2-4 yearsChampaign, IL
$15,930
($11,580)
$4,388 7,074- - 17 to 1
- Black Hawk College
Public, 2-4 yearsMoline, IL
$7,650
($7,500)
$5,394 4,333- - 18 to 1
- City Colleges of Chicago-District OfficePublic, 2-4 yearsChicago, IL - - -- - -
- Heartland Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsNormal, IL
$13,740
($9,240)
$3,761 5,063- - 18 to 1
- John A Logan College
Public, 2-4 yearsCarterville, IL
$6,106
($5,506)
$4,483 4,040- - 22 to 1
- Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Chicago NW
Private, Less than 2 yearsChicago, IL
$20,482 $4,560 190- - 9 to 1
- Empire Beauty School-Vernon HillsPrivate, Less than 2 yearsVernon Hills, IL $19,260 $4,142 74- - 24 to 1
- Methodist College
Private, 4 yearsPeoria, IL
$17,560 $5,574 69244% 1,000 SAT
21 ACT
9 to 1
- School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Private, 4 yearsChicago, IL
$48,754 $15,564 3,63957% 1,240 SAT
26 ACT
11 to 1
- City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College
Public, 2-4 yearsChicago, IL
$11,544
($9,216)
$4,035 9,777- - 31 to 1
- Capital Area School of Practical Nursing
Public, Less than 2 yearsSpringfield, IL
$12,965 $8,877 123- - 13 to 1
- SOLEX Medical Academy
Private, Less than 2 yearsChicago, IL
- - -- - -
- Reflections Academy of BeautyPrivate, Less than 2 yearsDecatur, IL $16,640 $5,016 26- - 6 to 1
- MacMurray College
Private, 4 yearsJacksonville, IL
$28,540 $21,389 54862% 1,015 SAT
20 ACT
13 to 1
- Spertus College
Private, 4 yearsChicago, IL
$17,999 - 107- - -
- City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College
Public, 2-4 yearsChicago, IL
$11,544
($9,216)
$4,277 7,104- - 25 to 1
- Northwestern CollegePrivate, 4 yearsBridgeview, IL $18,475 $6,146 597100% - 12 to 1
- Toyota Technological Institute at ChicagoPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $29,999 - 35- - -
- State Career CollegePrivate, Less than 2 yearsWaukegan, IL $10,800 $5,709 130- - 20 to 1
- Shawnee Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsUllin, IL
$6,060
($5,580)
$5,281 1,125- - 15 to 1
- William Rainey Harper College
Public, 2-4 yearsPalatine, IL
$11,754
($9,942)
$4,083 13,530- - 19 to 1
- Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Private, 4 yearsNorth Chicago, IL
$36,389 - 2,121- - -
- Midwest College of Oriental Medicine-Evanston
Private, 4 yearsEvanston, IL
$16,270 $1,059 58- - 11 to 1
- Unity Cosmetology CollegePrivate, Less than 2 yearsPontiac, IL $17,725 - 25- - 5 to 1
- Skokie Institute of Allied Health and Technology
Private, Less than 2 yearsGlenview, IL
- - -- - -
- Morton College
Public, 2-4 yearsCicero, IL
$10,942
($8,894)
$4,584 4,351- - 18 to 1
- The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at ChicagoPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $12,316 - 1,209- - -
- VanderCook College of Music
Private, 4 yearsChicago, IL
$29,070 $10,872 14685% 1,049 SAT
17 ACT
5 to 1
- Hair Professionals Career College
Private, Less than 2 yearsSycamore, IL
$17,550 $4,789 37- - 9 to 1
- Argosy University-SchaumburgPrivate, 4 yearsSchaumburg, IL $13,438 - 195- - 5 to 1
- Paul Mitchell the School-NormalPrivate, Less than 2 yearsNormal, IL $18,538 $4,413 110- - 15 to 1
- CAAN Academy of Nursing
Private, Less than 2 yearsMatteson, IL
$21,000 $8,783 59- - 10 to 1
- Capri Beauty College
Private, Less than 2 yearsOak Forest, IL
$18,550 $5,273 51- - 7 to 1
- First Institute of Travel, Inc.Private, Less than 2 yearsCrystal Lake, IL $16,375 $3,605 284- - 25 to 1
Average$19,282
($9,999)
$7,939 745,92968.72% 1,115 SAT 13.52 to 1
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