Average Tuition & Fees $19,154
Average Acceptance Rates 17.82 %
Total Student Population 698,701
Average Graduation Rates 55.54 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 13.33 to 1

Illinois Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2021-2022, 279 colleges and universities are active in Illinois - 67 public and 212 private schools. By school level, there are 118 four(4) Years or high, 68 two(2) but less thant four(4) years, and 93 less than tow(2) years schools in Illinois. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level in Illinois.
Illinois College Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Public67 schools
Private (not-for-profit)98 schools
Private (for-profit)114 schools
4 Year or High118 schools
2-4 Year68 schools
Less than 2 year93 schools

2022 Average Key Statistics for Illinois Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Illinois colleges is 17.82% and the average graduation rate is 55.54% in academic year 2021-2022. Total 698,701 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Illinois colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 13.33 to 1.
Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in Illinois.
[Chart] 2022 Illinois Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for Illinois colleges is 21.125 %
Average Retention Rate for Illinois colleges is 73.547263681592 %

2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees For Illinois Colleges

For academic year 2021-2022, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Illinois colleges are $17,287 for Illinois residents and $19,154 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $18,899 for in-state students and $19,409 for out-of-state students.
Illinois 2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Illinois State 2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Illinois Colleges

Illinois colleges and universities are offering 10,566 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
One but less than two years certificate1,20433
Associate's Degree1,66271
Two but less than four years certificate60
Bachelor's Degree3,242128
Post Bachelor's Degree31470
Master's Degree1,927226
Post Master's Degree17344
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship52520
Doctor's degree - professional practice754
Doctor's degree - other184

Special Learning Opportunities at Illinois State

In Illinois, 109 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 66 colleges offer the graduate online programs. 33 colleges have the ROTC programs and 86 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 Completely0 out of 247 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes109 out of 247 Schools
Graduate Online Classes66 out of 247 Schools
ROTC33 out of 247 Schools
Weekend/Evening College122 out of 247 Schools
Teacher certificate58 out of 247 Schools
Study Abroad86 out of 247 Schools