Average Tuition & Fees $18,872
Average Acceptance Rates 66.38 %
Total Student Population 754,706
Average Graduation Rates 54.97 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 13.62 to 1

Illinois Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, there are 281 colleges and universities in Illinois State - 66 public and 215 private schools. By school level, there are 118 4 Year or high, 72 2-4 years, and 91 less than 2 years schools in Illinois. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

Illinois Colleges Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)95
Private (for-profit)120
4 Year or High118
2-4 Year72
Less than 2 year91

Average Academic Statistics for Illinois Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Illinois colleges is 66.38% and the average graduation rate is 54.97% in academic year 2019-2020. Total 754,706 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Illinois colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 13.62:1. Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in Illinois.

[Chart] Illinois Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for Illinois colleges is 21.641304347826 %
Average Retention Rate for Illinois colleges is 71.931707317073 %

2019-2020 Average Tuition & Fees For Illinois Colleges

For academic year 2019-2020, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Illinois colleges are $16,860 for Illinois residents and $18,872 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $18,752 for in-state students and $19,241 for out-of-state students.

Illinois 2019-2020 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Illinois State 2019-2020 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Illinois Colleges

Illinois colleges and universities are offering 10,348 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Illinois State
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate1,51058
One but less than two years certificate1,17243
Associate's Degree1,708104
Two but less than four years certificate90
Bachelor's Degree3,127222
Post Bachelor's Degree24875
Master's Degree1,822329
Post Master's Degree14024
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship51920
Doctor's degree - professional practice768
Doctor's degree - other175

Special Learning Opportunities at Illinois State

In Illinois, 1 colleges offer all programs online completely. 117 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 70 colleges offer the graduate online programs. 34 colleges have the ROTC programs and 89 colleges offer the study abroad programs. Next table shows the number of Illinois schools which are offering special learning opportunities by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at Illinois State
Online Completely1 out of 279 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes117 out of 279 Schools
Graduate Online Classes70 out of 279 Schools
ROTC34 out of 279 Schools
Weekend/Evening College130 out of 279 Schools
Teacher certificate59 out of 279 Schools
Study Abroad89 out of 279 Schools