The following table compares the basic academic information between selected colleges. By school type, all 5 selected colleges are private. By school level, all 5 schools are 4 years or high institutes.
|Name||Location||Type/Level||Highest Degree||Offered Degree|
|School of the Art Institute of Chicago||Chicago, IL||Private (not-for-profit), four-years||Master's Degree||Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate|
|Augustana College||Rock Island, IL||Private (not-for-profit), four-years||Bachelor's Degree||Bachelor, Master|
|Columbia College Chicago||Chicago, IL||Private (not-for-profit), four-years||Master's Degree||Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate|
|McKendree University||Lebanon, IL||Private (not-for-profit), four-years||Doctor's Degree||Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate|
|National University of Health Sciences||Lombard, IL||Private (not-for-profit), four-years||Doctor's Degree||Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate|
Key Facts Comparison
The average tuition & fees of selected colleges is $32,434 for State residents and $37,698 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 80.86% and graduation rate is 62.75%. The following table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
|Name||Tuition & Fees||Acceptance Rate||Graduation Rate||Student Faculty Ratio||Student Population|
|School of the Art Institute of Chicago||$54,530||80.98%||65%||10:1||3,559|
|Columbia College Chicago||$31,026||95.64%||51%||14:1||6,736|
|National University of Health Sciences||$21,588||-||-||6:1||466|
|Average||$32,434 / $37,698||80.86%||62.75%||11.20:1||3,017|