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Top Colleges in Illinois Academic Key Facts Comparison

There are 1 public and 9 private schools in Top Colleges in Illinois. The average acceptance ratio of Top Colleges in Illinois is 56.20% where University of Chicago has the tightest rate of 7% and Principia College has the loosest rate of 92%. The average graduation rate is 80.20% and the average student to faculty ratio is 10.90:1 (9.17%).

#1. University of Chicago

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#1. University of Chicago

Chicago, IL | Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
7%
Student Population
17,002
Graduation Rate
94%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
5 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$60,552
Graduate
$61,548

#2. Northwestern University

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#2. Northwestern University

Evanston, IL | Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
8%
Student Population
22,127
Graduation Rate
95%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
6 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$56,691
Graduate
$56,567

#3. Principia College

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#3. Principia College

Elsah, IL | Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
92%
Student Population
447
Graduation Rate
75%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
6 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$30,190

#4. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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#4. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Champaign, IL | Public, 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
62%
Student Population
49,702
Graduation Rate
84%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
20 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$15,122 (in-state), / $32,264 (out-of-state)
Graduate
$18,083 (in-state), / $31,490 (out-of-state)

#5. Illinois Institute of Technology

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#5. Illinois Institute of Technology

Chicago, IL | Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
58%
Student Population
6,753
Graduation Rate
72%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
12 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$49,280
Graduate
$30,937

#6. Wheaton College

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#6. Wheaton College

Wheaton, IL | Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
83%
Student Population
2,944
Graduation Rate
87%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
10 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$37,700
Graduate
$16,800

#7. Loyola University Chicago

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#7. Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, IL | Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
68%
Student Population
17,007
Graduation Rate
74%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
14 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$45,543
Graduate
$19,498

#8. Illinois Wesleyan University

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#8. Illinois Wesleyan University

Bloomington, IL | Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
59%
Student Population
1,693
Graduation Rate
79%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
11 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$50,028

#9. Lewis University

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#9. Lewis University

Romeoville, IL | Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
58%
Student Population
6,440
Graduation Rate
64%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
13 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$33,430
Graduate
$14,550

#10. Bradley University

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#10. Bradley University

Peoria, IL | Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
67%
Student Population
5,882
Graduation Rate
78%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
12 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$34,610
Graduate
$16,660

Top Colleges in Illinois Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Comparison

The average undergraduate tuition & fees of Top Colleges in Illinois is $15,122 for state residents and $43,029 for out of state students in academic year 2019-2020. University of Chicago has the most expensive tuition & fees of of $60,552 and Principia College has the lowest rates of $30,190. The average graduate tuition & fees of Top Colleges in Illinois is $18,083 for state residents and $31,006 for out of state students in academic year 2019-2020. University of Chicago has the most expensive graduate tuition & fees of of $61,548 and Lewis University has the lowest graduate tuition rates of $14,550. Next tables compare the tuition, fees, and living costs at Top Colleges in Illinois.
Table. Top Colleges in Illinois Tuition & Fees Comparison
RankSchool NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesLiving Costs
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-StateOn-CampusOff-Campus
1 University of Chicago $60,552$61,548$19,179-
2 Northwestern University $56,691$56,567$20,325$20,325
3 Principia College $30,190-$12,960$11,000
4 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign $15,122$32,264$18,083$31,490$13,980-
5 Illinois Institute of Technology $49,280$30,937$17,732$16,168
6 Wheaton College $37,700$16,800$12,630$12,630
7 Loyola University Chicago $45,543$19,498$16,380$13,408
8 Illinois Wesleyan University $50,028-$13,012$13,012
9 Lewis University $33,430$14,550$13,050$9,618
10 Bradley University $34,610$16,660$13,180$13,180
Average$15,122$43,029$18,083$31,006$15,243$13,668

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