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Largest Illinois Colleges with Most Enrollment

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has the most students of 49,702 for academic year 2018-2019 in Illinois. University of Illinois at Chicago is ranked second with 31,683 students and DePaul University follows them with 22,437 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
49,70222,79526,907
2University of Illinois at Chicago
Public, 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
31,68317,02514,658
3DePaul University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
22,43711,98910,448
4Northwestern University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsEvanston, IL
22,12711,01911,108
5Illinois State University
Public, 4 or more yearsNormal, IL
20,63511,6938,942
6Northern Illinois University
Public, 4 or more yearsDekalb, IL
17,1698,8248,345
7Loyola University Chicago
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
17,00711,2965,711
8University of Chicago
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
17,0027,6549,348
9Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
Public, 4 or more yearsEdwardsville, IL
13,2817,2636,018
10Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Public, 4 or more yearsCarbondale, IL
12,8176,0306,787
11Western Illinois University
Public, 4 or more yearsMacomb, IL
8,5024,5123,990
12Northeastern Illinois University
Public, 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
8,1034,6933,410
13Eastern Illinois University
Public, 4 or more yearsCharleston, IL
7,5264,4623,064
14Columbia College Chicago
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
6,8253,9552,870
15Illinois Institute of Technology
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
6,7532,4594,294
16Lewis University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsRomeoville, IL
6,4403,6412,799
17Aurora University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsAurora, IL
6,0054,1541,851
18Concordia University-Chicago
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsRiver Forest, IL
6,0053,9542,051
19National Louis University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
5,9924,6081,384
20Bradley University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPeoria, IL
5,8823,3142,568