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 151,121 students have enrolled in graduate schools in Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is the largest graduate school with 15,787 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$37,7321,3961,3962070
American Islamic College
Chicago, IL
$4,600$4,60016724
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, IL
$49,610$43,9123,63974614174
Aurora University
Aurora, IL
$10,800$13,2006,0051,98523141
Blessing Rieman College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Quincy, IL
--21119131
Bradley University
Peoria, IL
$15,930$17,0405,8821,27643348
Catholic Theological Union at Chicago
Chicago, IL
$21,360$22,560265265628
Midwestern University-Downers Grove
Downers Grove, IL
$42,134$45,5112,9842,98413208
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Chicago
Chicago, IL
$28,927$23,5761,2091,2091792
Chicago State University
Chicago, IL
$9,566$15,0562,96493736192
Chicago Theological Seminary
Chicago, IL
$18,432$20,967231231710
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
$57,000$61,54817,00210,3701542,271
Columbia College Chicago
Chicago, IL
$27,702$2,3506,82525717274
Concordia University-Chicago
River Forest, IL
$15,360$9,3786,0054,49458340
DePaul University
Chicago, IL
$19,689$19,76022,4377,930161907
DeVry University-Administrative Office
Naperville, IL
------
Eastern Illinois University
Charleston, IL
$10,257$20,7617,5261,51448381
Elmhurst College
Elmhurst, IL
$30,970$32,3003,42657824157
Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
Evanston, IL
$20,051$22,7472842841023
Governors State University
University Park, IL
$8,320$14,6744,8571,59547225
Greenville University
Greenville, IL
$7,812$8,0821,132168965
Hebrew Theological College
Skokie, IL
$10,350$5,550167-114
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
North Chicago, IL
$33,741$36,7652,1212,12138170
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL
$17,121$27,03631,68310,9001812,147
Benedictine University
Lisle, IL
$17,526$19,7094,9402,22242150
Illinois College of Optometry
Chicago, IL
--593593152
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, IL
$17,912$30,08349,70215,7872392,292
Illinois College
Jacksonville, IL
--983-166
Illinois Institute of Technology
Chicago, IL
$30,287$30,6956,7533,72792412
Illinois State University
Normal, IL
$9,457$11,06920,6352,52881889
Institute for Clinical Social Work
Chicago, IL
$20,000$21,00097972-
The John Marshall Law School
Chicago, IL
$44,580$1,840973973356
Judson University
Elgin, IL
$30,905$18,9001,256222857
Lake Forest College
Lake Forest, IL
$13,700$14,8961,512204102
Lake Forest Graduate School of Management
Lake Forest, IL
--39339313
Lewis University
Romeoville, IL
$14,460$14,7806,4402,08935228
Lincoln Christian University
Lincoln, IL
$7,812$8,4887142991327
Loyola University Chicago
Chicago, IL
$19,458$19,15417,0075,088195942
Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago
Chicago, IL
$17,050$19,345185185512
Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Rock Island, IL
$15,281$32,3342177117
McCormick Theological Seminary
Chicago, IL
$9,281$9,410220220513
McKendree University
Lebanon, IL
$10,410$9,3242,4945431594
Meadville Lombard Theological School
Chicago, IL
$20,028$24,733787823
Methodist College
Peoria, IL
$9,330$16,5906925138
Millikin University
Decatur, IL
$21,413$23,7332,09410910152
Moody Bible Institute
Chicago, IL
$8,192$8,9303,0866401273
National Louis University
Chicago, IL
$11,364$12,0965,9922,94140160
National University of Health Sciences
Lombard, IL
$19,800$24,716655588564
North Central College
Naperville, IL
$15,372$15,8222,92824711149
North Park University
Chicago, IL
$13,248$14,0762,90092422123
Northern Baptist Theological Seminary
Lisle, IL
$14,253$13,92923523555
Northern Illinois University
Dekalb, IL
$11,086$11,08617,1694,38181830
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL
$52,679$56,56722,12713,4852482,282
Northeastern Illinois University
Chicago, IL
$9,242$17,0328,1031,71333299
Olivet Nazarene University
Bourbonnais, IL
$10,660$13,3934,6551,42429124
Quincy University
Quincy, IL
$10,900$12,0001,086101348
Robert Morris University Illinois
Chicago, IL
$25,650$18,0001,934235349
Rockford University
Rockford, IL
$12,880$13,2551,2032091172
Roosevelt University
Chicago, IL
$19,879$21,6054,3291,81660198
Dominican University
River Forest, IL
$18,920$20,8842,99088431158
Rush University
Chicago, IL
$34,654$37,2072,7082,587351,064
Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing
Peoria, IL
$8,088$8,730607221337
University of St Francis
Joliet, IL
$13,839$13,8393,9272,29833102
St. John's College-Department of Nursing
Springfield, IL
$17,968$17,67814018216
Saint Xavier University
Chicago, IL
$16,450$15,4503,66771247140
University of Illinois at Springfield
Springfield, IL
$10,983$16,7574,5751,76132204
University of Saint Mary of the Lake
Mundelein, IL
$25,941$30,894231231329
Spertus College
Chicago, IL
$20,000$20,00010710733
Saint Anthony College of Nursing
Rockford, IL
$17,386$18,85730380322
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Carbondale, IL
$16,026$32,92812,8173,265131921
Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
Edwardsville, IL
$9,300$9,30013,2812,44865613
Telshe Yeshiva-Chicago
Chicago, IL
$8,000$8,000881117
Trinity Christian College
Palos Heights, IL
$28,751$10,7671,13168470
Trinity International University-Illinois
Deerfield, IL
$16,430$17,7801,7751,0722873
University of Illinois University Administration
Urbana, IL
------
VanderCook College of Music
Chicago, IL
$7,280$7,7301463919
Resurrection University
Chicago, IL
$11,092$14,45583399855
Western Illinois University
Macomb, IL
$11,996$11,9968,5021,74854527
Wheaton College
Wheaton, IL
$19,800$17,4242,94454315224
Erikson Institute
Chicago, IL
$21,200$22,400342342519
Midwest College of Oriental Medicine-Evanston
Evanston, IL
$17,850$20,290583921
University of Phoenix-Illinois
Chicago, IL
$17,760$16,7525431-
Pacific College of Health Science-Chicago
Chicago, IL
$11,001$12,71918613823
NorthShore University HealthSystem School of Nurse Anesthesia
Evanston, IL
$17,548$19,35867671-
Bexley Hall Seabury Western Theological Seminary Federation, Inc.
Chicago, IL
$18,971$20,259767635
Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago
Chicago, IL
$30,000$30,0003535111
Rasmussen College-Illinois
Rockford, IL
-$9,7451,7294-34
Chamberlain University-Administrative Office
Downers Grove, IL
------
Chamberlain University-Illinois
Addison, IL
$14,240$14,09027,62912,5399116
DeVry University-Illinois
Chicago, IL
$17,252$17,55217,3644,2961953
Average$18,869$19,247430,959151,121--