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Largest Illinois Colleges with Most Graduate Enrollment

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has the most graduate students of 15,787 for academic year 2018-2019 in Illinois. Northwestern University is ranked second with 13,485 students and University of Illinois at Chicago follows them with 10,900 students. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. Next table shows the schools that have most graduate students by gender.
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Largest Illinois Colleges with Most Graduate Enrollment
NameTotal # of Graduate StudentsFemaleMale
1University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Public, 4 or more yearsChampaign, IL
15,7877,2658,522
2Northwestern University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsEvanston, IL
13,4856,5696,916
3University of Illinois at Chicago
Public, 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
10,9006,3524,548
4University of Chicago
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
10,3704,4115,959
5DePaul University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
7,9304,3203,610
6Loyola University Chicago
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
5,0883,3691,719
7Concordia University-Chicago
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsRiver Forest, IL
4,4943,0601,434
8Northern Illinois University
Public, 4 or more yearsDekalb, IL
4,3812,4401,941
9Illinois Institute of Technology
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
3,7271,5062,221
10Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Public, 4 or more yearsCarbondale, IL
3,2651,6711,594
11National Louis University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
2,9412,381560
12Illinois State University
Public, 4 or more yearsNormal, IL
2,5281,662866
13Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
Public, 4 or more yearsEdwardsville, IL
2,4481,501947
14University of St Francis
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsJoliet, IL
2,2981,867431
15Benedictine University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLisle, IL
2,2221,622600
16Lewis University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsRomeoville, IL
2,0891,423666
17Aurora University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsAurora, IL
1,9851,538447
18Roosevelt University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
1,8161,230586
19University of Illinois at Springfield
Public, 4 or more yearsSpringfield, IL
1,761860901
20Western Illinois University
Public, 4 or more yearsMacomb, IL
1,7481,020728