Graduate Schools in Illinois

For academic year 2019-2020, 91 graduate schools are active - 14 public and 77 private graduate schools.
  • The 2020 average graduate tuition & fees of Illinois graduate schools is $18,869 for Illinois residents and $19,247 for out-of-state students. University of Chicago has the highest graduate tuition & fees of $61,548 and The John Marshall Law School has the lowest graduate tuition & fees of $1,840.
  • Total 158,143 students have enrolled in graduate schools in Illinois. Northwestern University is the largest graduate school with 14,044 graduate students. For the enrollment statistics, we exclude colleges whose rate of online students is higher than 50%.
  • Northwestern University offers the most number of graduate programs of 248 programs.
  • Concordia University-Chicago offers the most number of online graduate programs of 55 programs via distance learning.

90 Graduate Schools in Illinois Comparison Table

Next table lists all graduate schools located in Illinois. You can sort them to compare the schools focusing on specific topics by clicking each column title. The "-" value in table means that the corresponding data has not been reported or available.
College NameIllinois Residents Tuition & FeesOut-of-State Tuition & FeesStudent Population (Total)Graduate Student PopulationNumber of Graduate ProgramsNumber of Full-time Faculty
Adler University
Chicago, IL
$44,738$37,7321,7261,7262061
American Islamic College
Chicago, IL
$4,600$4,60016824
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, IL
$49,610$43,9123,13264514162
Aurora University
Aurora, IL
$10,800$13,2006,2652,10723132
Blessing Rieman College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Quincy, IL
--17719131
Bradley University
Peoria, IL
$15,930$17,0405,8551,28143314
Catholic Theological Union at Chicago
Chicago, IL
$21,360$22,560227227624
Midwestern University-Downers Grove
Downers Grove, IL
$42,134$45,5112,9802,98013213
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Chicago
Chicago, IL
$28,927$23,5761,2851,2671757
Chicago State University
Chicago, IL
$9,566$15,0562,64495936191
Chicago Theological Seminary
Chicago, IL
$18,432$20,967294294711
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
$57,000$61,54817,83410,7781542,376
Columbia College Chicago
Chicago, IL
$27,702$2,3506,76922717260
Concordia University-Chicago
River Forest, IL
$15,360$9,3786,4914,95358272
DePaul University
Chicago, IL
$19,689$19,76021,9227,777161874
DeVry University-Administrative Office
Naperville, IL
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Eastern Illinois University
Charleston, IL
$10,257$20,7618,6261,65748378
Elmhurst College
Elmhurst, IL
$30,970$32,3003,42158324158
Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
Evanston, IL
$20,051$22,7472832831027
Governors State University
University Park, IL
$8,320$14,6744,6501,62847241
Greenville University
Greenville, IL
$7,812$8,082994171951
Hebrew Theological College
Skokie, IL
$10,350$5,550181-114
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
North Chicago, IL
$33,741$36,7652,0992,09938172
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL
$17,121$27,03633,51811,5971812,250
Benedictine University
Lisle, IL
$17,526$19,7093,7791,48042141
Illinois College of Optometry
Chicago, IL
--531531149
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, IL
$17,912$30,08352,67918,9962392,434
Illinois College
Jacksonville, IL
--1,154-178
Illinois Institute of Technology
Chicago, IL
$30,287$30,6956,3253,20392387
Illinois State University
Normal, IL
$9,457$11,06920,7202,73381915
Institute for Clinical Social Work
Chicago, IL
$20,000$21,0001281282-
The John Marshall Law School
Chicago, IL
$44,580$1,840973973356
Judson University
Elgin, IL
$30,905$18,9001,173219849
Lake Forest College
Lake Forest, IL
$13,700$14,8961,583254104
Lake Forest Graduate School of Management
Lake Forest, IL
--39539512
Lewis University
Romeoville, IL
$14,460$14,7806,4372,13135224
Lincoln Christian University
Lincoln, IL
$7,812$8,4885812731322
Loyola University Chicago
Chicago, IL
$19,458$19,15416,8935,281195917
Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago
Chicago, IL
$17,050$19,345145145513
Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Rock Island, IL
$15,281$32,33420628112
McCormick Theological Seminary
Chicago, IL
$9,281$9,410221221512
McKendree University
Lebanon, IL
$10,410$9,3242,2004991583
Meadville Lombard Theological School
Chicago, IL
$20,028$24,733838324
Methodist College
Peoria, IL
$9,330$16,59059538140
Millikin University
Decatur, IL
$21,413$23,7331,98210710148
Moody Bible Institute
Chicago, IL
$8,192$8,9302,8707091268
National Louis University
Chicago, IL
$11,364$12,0967,4023,79840183
National University of Health Sciences
Lombard, IL
$19,800$24,716529486559
North Central College
Naperville, IL
$15,372$15,8222,83235711160
North Park University
Chicago, IL
$13,248$14,0762,83198522125
Northern Baptist Theological Seminary
Lisle, IL
$14,253$13,92928528553
Northern Illinois University
Dekalb, IL
$11,086$11,08616,7694,49281787
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL
$52,679$56,56722,60314,0442482,325
Northeastern Illinois University
Chicago, IL
$9,242$17,0327,1191,89933271
Olivet Nazarene University
Bourbonnais, IL
$10,660$13,3933,76496229124
Quincy University
Quincy, IL
$10,900$12,0001,273181353
Robert Morris University Illinois
Chicago, IL
$25,650$18,0001,934235349
Rockford University
Rockford, IL
$12,880$13,2551,2722531169
Roosevelt University
Chicago, IL
$19,879$21,6054,6801,61260216
Dominican University
River Forest, IL
$18,920$20,8843,1891,02331142
Rush University
Chicago, IL
$34,654$37,2072,8162,712351,196
Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing
Peoria, IL
$8,088$8,730466182337
University of St Francis
Joliet, IL
$13,839$13,8393,5291,9023396
St. John's College-Department of Nursing
Springfield, IL
$17,968$17,67811811218
Saint Xavier University
Chicago, IL
$16,450$15,4503,76468447130
University of Illinois at Springfield
Springfield, IL
$10,983$16,7574,1461,49232202
University of Saint Mary of the Lake
Mundelein, IL
$25,941$30,894186186320
Spertus College
Chicago, IL
$20,000$20,00011711732
Saint Anthony College of Nursing
Rockford, IL
$17,386$18,85729181322
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Carbondale, IL
$16,026$32,92811,3663,067131973
Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
Edwardsville, IL
$9,300$9,30012,8602,91865631
Telshe Yeshiva-Chicago
Chicago, IL
$8,000$8,000941216
Trinity Christian College
Palos Heights, IL
$28,751$10,7671,08671467
Trinity International University-Illinois
Deerfield, IL
$16,430$17,7801,4548832873
University of Illinois University Administration
Urbana, IL
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VanderCook College of Music
Chicago, IL
$7,280$7,730313231110
Resurrection University
Chicago, IL
$11,092$14,45575382848
Western Illinois University
Macomb, IL
$11,996$11,9967,4901,63654441
Wheaton College
Wheaton, IL
$19,800$17,4242,90864315223
Erikson Institute
Chicago, IL
$21,200$22,400457457521
Midwest College of Oriental Medicine-Evanston
Evanston, IL
$17,850$20,290564421
University of Phoenix-Illinois
Chicago, IL
$17,760$16,752231-
Pacific College of Health Science-Chicago
Chicago, IL
$11,001$12,71919615324
NorthShore University HealthSystem School of Nurse Anesthesia
Evanston, IL
$17,548$19,35870701-
Bexley Hall Seabury Western Theological Seminary Federation, Inc.
Chicago, IL
$18,971$20,259686835
Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago
Chicago, IL
$30,000$30,0004343111
Rasmussen College-Illinois
Rockford, IL
-$9,7452,43831-48
Chamberlain University-Administrative Office
Downers Grove, IL
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Chamberlain University-Illinois
Addison, IL
$14,240$14,09029,48114,6309116
DeVry University-Illinois
Chicago, IL
$17,252$17,55220,8323,6581962
Average$18,869$19,247436,924158,143--