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Institutional Characteristics

The following table compares the basic academic information between best schools in Illinois. By school type, there are 1 public and 9 private schools in best schools in Illinois. By school level, all 10 schools are 4 years or high institutes.
Academic Comparison - Best Schools In Illinois
RankNameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
1 University of ChicagoChicago, ILPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
2 Northwestern UniversityEvanston, ILPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
3 Principia CollegeElsah, ILPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsBachelor's DegreeBachelor
4 University of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignChampaign, ILPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
5 Illinois Institute of TechnologyChicago, ILPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate
6 Wheaton CollegeWheaton, ILPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
7 Loyola University ChicagoChicago, ILPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
8 Illinois Wesleyan UniversityBloomington, ILPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsBachelor's DegreeBachelor
9 Lewis UniversityRomeoville, ILPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
10 Bradley UniversityPeoria, ILPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of best schools in Illinois is $38,517 for State residents and $45,018 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 57.89% and graduation rate is 81.00%. 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 Best Schools In Illinois
RankNameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
1 University of Chicago $62,241 6.48% 96% 5:117,834
2 Northwestern University $60,768 6.97% 95% 6:122,603
3 Principia College $30,820 84.06% 86% 5:1340
4 University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign $15,442 / $32,892 59.66% 85% 20:152,679
5 Illinois Institute of Technology $50,490 66.11% 71% 10:16,325
6 Wheaton College $40,820 86.25% 88% 10:12,908
7 Loyola University Chicago $47,808 76.98% 72% 14:116,893
8 Illinois Wesleyan University $52,512 45.23% 81% 11:11,636
9 Lewis University $35,472 71.26% 60% 14:16,437
10 Bradley University $36,360 75.86% 76% 14:15,855
Average$38,517 / $45,01857.89%81.00%10.90:113,351
The ranking data is provided by CollegeEvaluator. We compare the schools that ranked top 10 in Illinoisand in top 500 ranking for all colleges and universities in United States.