Colleges in Chicago, Illinois Statistics

Chicago is a city in Illinois. According to 2019 Census data, the population is 8,604,203 (estimated). For the academic year 2019-2020, seventy colleges are active for serving college programs in Chicago, Illinois. By school types, there are eleven public and fifty-nine private schools. By school levels, there are forty-one 4-years (or high) schools, fourteen 2-4 years schools (community colleges), and fifteen less than 2 years schools (career, technical, or vocational schools) based on the IPEDS data.
Fifty-six schools offer undergraduate programs and thirty-seven schools offer graduate programs. The 2020 average tuition & fees of the schools in Chicago, Illinois is $21,393 for Illinois residents and $21,145 for out-of-state students.
The average acceptance rate is 74.23% and the average SAT score is 1,150. A total of 217,361 students enrolled in schools in Chicago, Illinois, of which 27,316 students enrolled in online degree programs exclusively. The average student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

Colleges in Chicag Comparison Table

The following table lists 70 colleges located in Chicago and 7 schools near Chicago, Illinois ordered by distance from Chicago. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
You can sort the table by column by clicking/touching column titles. The colleges in light blue rows are located in the city limit and other schools are not located in, but near the city.
All SchoolsPublicPrivate4 Years CollegeCommunity CollegesTechnical Colleges
College NameDistance From ChicagoUndergraduate Tuition & FeesPopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty RatioGraduate Tuition & FeesAcceptance RateSAT Score
Adler University
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$36,2661,396--$37,732--
American Academy of Art
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$35,27024253%9 to 1---
American Islamic College
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$7,6001650%2 to 1$4,600--
Aveda Institute-Chicago
Chicago, IL
Private, Less than 2 years
-$21,60010781%15 to 1---
Bexley Hall Seabury Western Theological Seminary Federation, Inc.
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
--76--$20,259--
Cannella School of Hair Design-Chicago
Chicago, IL
Private, Less than 2 years
-$14,1103353%11 to 1---
Cannella School of Hair Design-Chicago
Chicago, IL
Private, Less than 2 years
-$14,1106088%12 to 1---
Catholic Theological Union at Chicago
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$22,559265--$22,560--
Chicago State University
Chicago, IL
Public, 4 years
four-years
-$11,2042,96417%7 to 1$15,05663.00%952
Chicago Theological Seminary
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
--231--$20,967--
City Colleges of Chicago-District Office
Chicago, IL
Public, 2-4 years
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City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College
Chicago, IL
Public, 2-4 years
-$14,4308,64319%29 to 1---
City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College
Chicago, IL
Public, 2-4 years
-$14,4307,67327%30 to 1---
City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College
Chicago, IL
Public, 2-4 years
-$14,4303,13627%20 to 1---
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College
Chicago, IL
Public, 2-4 years
-$14,4307,10424%25 to 1---
City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College
Chicago, IL
Public, 2-4 years
-$14,4302,66321%22 to 1---
City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College
Chicago, IL
Public, 2-4 years
-$14,4306,94226%36 to 1---
City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College
Chicago, IL
Public, 2-4 years
-$14,4309,77726%31 to 1---
Columbia College Chicago
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$27,7866,82550%13 to 1$2,35090.00%-
Cortiva Institute-Chicago
Chicago, IL
Private, Less than 2 years
-$15,760180-15 to 1---
Coyne College
Chicago, IL
Private, 2-4 years
-$16,64155554%17 to 1---
DePaul University
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$41,20222,43774%15 to 1$19,76068.00%-
DeVry University-Illinois
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$15,20017,36428%20 to 1$17,55296.00%-
East-West University
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$22,65039411%16 to 1---
Erikson Institute
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$21,799342--$22,400--
Flashpoint Chicago A Campus of Columbia College Hollywood
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$27,45431487%12 to 1-99.00%-
HVAC Technical Institute
Chicago, IL
Private, Less than 2 years
-$15,00011887%12 to 1---
Illinois College of Optometry
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
--593-----
Illinois Institute of Technology
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$50,2306,75370%12 to 1$30,69560.00%1,295
Illinois Media School-Chicago Campus
Chicago, IL
Private, Less than 2 years
-$18,47512669%9 to 1-100.00%-
Institute for Clinical Social Work
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$20,99997--$21,000--
Larry's Barber College
Chicago, IL
Private, Less than 2 years
-$14,61814320%25 to 1---
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Chicago
Chicago, IL
Private, 2-4 years
-$9,97641844%30 to 1---
Loyola University Chicago
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$46,06017,00774%14 to 1$19,15467.00%1,225
Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$19,169185--$19,345--
MacCormac College
Chicago, IL
Private, 2-4 years
-$12,70029523%13 to 1---
McCormick Theological Seminary
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$8,639220--$9,410--
Meadville Lombard Theological School
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
--78--$24,733--
Midwestern Career College
Chicago, IL
Private, 2-4 years
-$11,52053763%25 to 1---
Moody Bible Institute
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$13,9703,08667%20 to 1$8,93094.00%1,095
National Latino Education Institute
Chicago, IL
Private, Less than 2 years
-$14,3001352%10 to 1-80.00%-
National Louis University
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$14,1695,99222%15 to 1$12,09698.00%-
North Park University
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$32,1002,90062%10 to 1$14,07648.00%1,075
Northeastern Illinois University
Chicago, IL
Public, 4 years
four-years
-$21,7508,10321%14 to 1$17,03258.00%1,015
Pacific College of Health Science-Chicago
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$6,88018667%12 to 1$12,719--
Paul Mitchell the School-Chicago
Chicago, IL
Private, Less than 2 years
-$19,50018364%15 to 1---
Resurrection University
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$26,135833-13 to 1$14,455--
Robert Morris University Illinois
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$29,4001,93440%20 to 1$18,00063.00%-
Roosevelt University
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$31,4934,32941%10 to 1$21,60567.00%1,120
Rush University
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$30,6492,708-5 to 1$37,207--
SAE Institute of Technology-Chicago
Chicago, IL
Private, 2-4 years
-$32,89935942%14 to 1---
Saint Augustine College
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$12,1201,09814%14 to 1---
Saint Xavier University
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$34,7303,66756%15 to 1$15,45073.00%1,050
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$50,8013,63970%11 to 1$43,91257.00%1,240
SOLEX Medical Academy
Chicago, IL
Private, Less than 2 years
---80%----
Soma Institute-The National School of Clinical Massage Therapy
Chicago, IL
Private, Less than 2 years
-$14,315249-10 to 1---
Spertus College
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$17,999107--$20,000--
Steven Papageorge Hair Academy
Chicago, IL
Private, Less than 2 years
-$17,2505389%7 to 1---
Taylor Business Institute
Chicago, IL
Private, 2-4 years
-$10,65011562%12 to 1-96.00%-
Telshe Yeshiva-Chicago
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$14,500886%13 to 1$8,00092.00%-
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Chicago
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$12,5241,209--$23,576--
The John Marshall Law School
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$1,564973--$1,840--
Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$29,99935--$30,000--
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Chicago NE
Chicago, IL
Private, Less than 2 years
-$20,4828553%10 to 1---
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Chicago NW
Chicago, IL
Private, Less than 2 years
-$20,48219079%9 to 1---
University of Aesthetics & Cosmetology
Chicago, IL
Private, Less than 2 years
-$14,3253367%10 to 1---
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$59,29817,00295%5 to 1$61,5486.00%1,535
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL
Public, 4 years
four-years
-$30,04831,68361%18 to 1$27,03673.00%1,145
University of Phoenix-Illinois
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$9,5525410%5 to 1$16,752--
VanderCook College of Music
Chicago, IL
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$29,80014667%5 to 1$7,73085.00%1,049
Average-$21,145217,36150%15 to 1$19,98774.23%1,150