Selected Colleges Comparison

Academic OverviewKey Fact

Institutional Characteristics

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.
Academic Comparison - Selected Colleges
NameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
Principia College Elsah, ILPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsBachelor's DegreeBachelor
Rockford University Rockford, ILPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master
Saint Xavier University Chicago, ILPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
Trinity International University-Illinois Deerfield, ILPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Columbia College - Elgin Elgin, ILPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsBachelor's Degree-

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of selected colleges is $30,775 for State residents and $29,069 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 81.76% and graduation rate is 53.75%. The following table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
Key Facts Comparison Between Selected Colleges
NameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
Principia College $32,130 84.06% 86% 5:1321
Rockford University $35,050 66.78% 32% 10:11,231
Saint Xavier University $35,770 84.79% 52% 16:13,749
Trinity International University-Illinois $33,898 91.42% 45% 12:11,330
Columbia College - Elgin $8,496 - - --
Average$30,775 / $29,06981.76%53.75%10.75:11,658