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Total Enrollment 741,287
Undergraduate 590,166
Graduate 151,121
Men 314,373
Women 426,914

Student Population at Illinois Colleges

At Illinois colleges, there are 741,287 students including 590,166 undergraduate and 151,121 graduate schools students in total for academic year 2020-2021. By attending status, there are 431,803 full-time and 309,484 part-time students with gender distribution of314,373 male and 426,914 female students.

Enrollment By Gender

Illinois colleges have a total enrollment of 741,287 with a gender distribution of 42.41% male and 57.59% female students for academic year 2020-2021.
Student Population By Gender
Illinois Colleges and Universities
TotalMaleFemale
Total741,287314,373426,914
Undergraduate590,166254,584335,582
Graduate151,12159,78991,332
Full-time431,803196,169235,634
Part-time309,484118,204191,280
[Chart] Student Population by Gender - Illinois Colleges

Enrollment by Attendance Status

Illinois colleges have a total of 431,803 full-time students and 309,484 part-time students. In undergraduate schools, 352,062 students are attending classes with full-time status and 238,104 are part-time students. In graduate school, 79,741 students are full-time and 71,380 students are attending schools with part-time status.
Student Population By Attendance Status
Illinois Colleges and Universities
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total741,287431,803309,484
Undergraduate590,166352,062238,104
Graduate151,12179,74171,380
[Chart] Student Population by Student Status - Illinois Colleges

Online Class (Distance Learning) Enrollment

For Illinois colleges, 100,219 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 109,297 students are enrolled in some online courses/degree programs out of total 741,287 students. In undergraduate schools, 155,315 students enrolled in online courses and 54,201 students took at least one online graduate course.
Distance Learning Enrollment (2020-2021)
Illinois Colleges and Universities
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total Students741,287590,166151,121
Online Exclusively100,21957,75942,460
In Some Online Classes109,29797,55611,741
Not In Online Classes531,771434,85196,920
[Chart] Illinois Colleges and Universities Online Class (Distance Learning) Enrollment

Race/Ethnicity Distribution

This section analyzes the student population by race/ethnicity at Illinois colleges. There are 369,996 Caucasian, 87,878 Black/African American, 50,568 Asian, and 139,455 Hispanic students in Illinois colleges.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity on
Illinois Colleges
TotalMenWomen
Total741,287314,373426,914
American Indian/Native American1,453601852
Asian50,56823,77626,792
Black/African American87,87830,65557,223
Hispanic139,45556,45982,996
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islnader929397532
White369,996158,721211,275
Two More20,2808,67011,610
Un-Known29,07711,90717,170
[Chart] Illinois Colleges Race/Ethnicity Distribution