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Largest Illinois Colleges with Most Enrollment

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has the most students of 51,605 for academic year 2019-2020 in Illinois. University of Illinois at Chicago is ranked second with 32,324 students and Northwestern University follows them with 22,448 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 students by gender.
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Largest Illinois Colleges with Most Enrollment
NameTotal # of StudentsFemaleMale
1University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Public, 4 or more yearsChampaign, IL
51,60523,72127,884
2University of Illinois at Chicago
Public, 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
32,32417,50014,824
3Northwestern University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsEvanston, IL
22,44811,33911,109
4DePaul University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
22,06411,86110,203
5Illinois State University
Public, 4 or more yearsNormal, IL
20,87811,8129,066
6University of Chicago
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
17,4527,9689,484
7Loyola University Chicago
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
17,15911,4865,673
8Northern Illinois University
Public, 4 or more yearsDekalb, IL
16,6098,7717,838
9Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
Public, 4 or more yearsEdwardsville, IL
13,0617,2375,824
10Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Public, 4 or more yearsCarbondale, IL
11,6955,6636,032
11Eastern Illinois University
Public, 4 or more yearsCharleston, IL
7,8064,6413,165
12Western Illinois University
Public, 4 or more yearsMacomb, IL
7,6244,1353,489
13Northeastern Illinois University
Public, 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
7,4234,3553,068
14National Louis University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
7,0055,4511,554
15Columbia College Chicago
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
6,9474,0512,896
16Illinois Institute of Technology
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
6,5152,4224,093
17Lewis University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsRomeoville, IL
6,3593,5842,775
18Aurora University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsAurora, IL
6,2464,3901,856
19Concordia University-Chicago
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsRiver Forest, IL
6,2054,0542,151
20Bradley University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPeoria, IL
5,9293,3502,579