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Total Enrollment 729,303
Undergraduate 575,889
Graduate 153,414
Men 306,326
Women 422,977

Student Population at Illinois Colleges

At Illinois colleges, there are 729,303 students including 575,889 undergraduate and 153,414 graduate schools students in total for academic year 2020-2021. By attending status, there are 426,468 full-time and 302,835 part-time students with gender distribution of 306,326 male and 422,977 female students.

Enrollment By Gender

Illinois colleges have a total enrollment of 729,303 with a gender distribution of 42.00% male and 58.00% female students for academic year 2020-2021.
Student Population By Gender
Illinois Colleges and Universities
TotalMaleFemale
Total729,303306,326422,977
Undergraduate575,889246,665329,224
Graduate153,41459,66193,753
Full-time426,468192,613233,855
Part-time302,835113,713189,122
[Chart] Student Population by Gender - Illinois Colleges

Enrollment by Attendance Status

Illinois colleges have a total of 426,468 full-time students and 302,835 part-time students. In undergraduate schools, 346,015 students are attending classes with full-time status and 229,874 are part-time students. In graduate school, 80,453 students are full-time and 72,961 students are attending schools with part-time status.
Student Population By Attendance Status
Illinois Colleges and Universities
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total729,303426,468302,835
Undergraduate575,889346,015229,874
Graduate153,41480,45372,961
[Chart] Student Population by Student Status - Illinois Colleges

Online Class (Distance Learning) Enrollment

For Illinois colleges, 104,476 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 114,892 students are enrolled in some online courses/degree programs out of total 729,303 students. In undergraduate schools, 161,017 students enrolled in online courses and 58,351 students took at least one online graduate course.
Distance Learning Enrollment (2020-2021)
Illinois Colleges and Universities
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total Students729,303575,889153,414
Online Exclusively104,47659,39145,085
In Some Online Classes114,892101,62613,266
Not In Online Classes509,935414,87295,063
[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 359,863 Caucasian, 85,725 Black/African American, 51,179 Asian, and 141,144 Hispanic students in Illinois colleges.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity on
Illinois Colleges
TotalMenWomen
Total729,303306,326422,977
American Indian/Native American1,517593924
Asian51,17923,95727,222
Black/African American85,72529,58156,144
Hispanic141,14456,20784,937
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islnader895386509
White359,863152,651207,212
Two More20,2768,55511,721
Un-Known27,29111,14316,148
[Chart] Illinois Colleges Race/Ethnicity Distribution