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Largest Illinois Colleges with Most Graduate Enrollment

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has the most graduate students of 17,485 for academic year 2019-2020 in Illinois. Northwestern University is ranked second with 13,766 students and University of Illinois at Chicago follows them with 10,683 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
17,4857,9539,532
2Northwestern University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsEvanston, IL
13,7666,8716,895
3University of Illinois at Chicago
Public, 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
10,6836,2984,385
4University of Chicago
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
10,5614,5895,972
5DePaul University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
7,8504,2863,564
6Loyola University Chicago
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
4,9193,2851,634
7Concordia University-Chicago
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsRiver Forest, IL
4,6173,1211,496
8Northern Illinois University
Public, 4 or more yearsDekalb, IL
4,4782,5641,914
9National Louis University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
3,6422,989653
10Illinois Institute of Technology
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
3,3711,4191,952
11Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Public, 4 or more yearsCarbondale, IL
3,2291,7371,492
12Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
Public, 4 or more yearsEdwardsville, IL
2,6611,6351,026
13Illinois State University
Public, 4 or more yearsNormal, IL
2,6281,703925
14Aurora University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsAurora, IL
2,1421,701441
15Lewis University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsRomeoville, IL
2,0851,444641
16University of St Francis
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsJoliet, IL
2,0321,627405
17Benedictine University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLisle, IL
1,9081,340568
18Northeastern Illinois University
Public, 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
1,7231,104619
19Roosevelt University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
1,6901,171519
20Western Illinois University
Public, 4 or more yearsMacomb, IL
1,666998668