Illinois Colleges and Universities

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Our database currently includes Illinois colleges, universities, technical and vocational schools.

Illinois State Board of Education: DOE
Illinois Student Assistance Commission: ISAC

Illinois, the 21st state and Land of Lincoln, thrives as the fifth most populous area per-capita in the country. A vital transportation hub, Illinois connects a variety of industries and economies with the rest of the country and the world. The historic O'Hara Airport is known as an important international gateway connecting to over 200 destinations around the world and, along with Midway Airport, supplies over 500,000 jobs to the state.

Below are some of our most requested featured institutions that are currently accepting applications from Illinois residents.

Last Month's Most Requested Featured Colleges

The Art Institutes
Multiple Locations in IL
Grand Canyon University
Online

Technology has boomed across Illinois; the state is ranked seventh across the nation in college and university supported research and development. As a result, profitable tech and telecommunications companies have settled in Illinois such as Motorola Mobile, Westell Inc, and Tellabs. Illinois also ranks highest of the Midwest states in non-farm employment with over 23-percent of those employed in this category working in trained professions in high-tech manufacturing. Tech jobs in advanced manufacturing are projected to be the fastest growing professions in the United States with many of the jobs requiring a minimal postsecondary education.

Major, tech-intensive fortune 500s including Boeing, John Deere, and Caterpillar supply thousands of highly skilled tech jobs across the state. Illinois is also a major exporter of crops and natural resources with a strong agricultural economy in the north as well as coal, lumber, and oil in the south. Corn Products International, another Fortune 500 company is located in Westchester, Illinois. Bustling metropolitan Chicago is the heart of the Midwest with a flourishing economy and a strong collegiate center. Northeastern Illinois University, University of Illinois in Chicago, and Chicago State University are all located in the famous city.

Besides Chicago’s famous public universities, Illinois also offers an impressive range of public and private colleges and trade schools that cater to the state’s specialized labor force needed to maintain the wide swath of businesses and industries that call Illinois home: technology, agriculture, manufacturing, and pharmaceuticals. For individuals pursuing a postsecondary degree in Illinois, the Illinois Student Assistance Commission offers an extensive list of financial aid and grant opportunities.

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Illinois Colleges

Lincoln College of Technology - Melrose Park
Melrose Park, IL
Westwood College
Multiple Locations in IL
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Chicago
Chicago, IL
Vatterott College
Multiple Locations in IL
Empire Beauty School
Multiple Locations in IL

Online Illinois Colleges

Ottawa University - Online
Online
Capella University
Online
Northcentral University
Online
American InterContinental University Online
Online
AmeriTech College - Online
Online
Chamberlain College of Nursing - Online
Online
Ashworth College - US
Online
Penn Foster Career School
Online
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Additional Schools that may have Illinois Programs

Academy of Real Estate Chicago IL
Adler School of Professional Psychology Chicago IL
Advanced Technical Training Center Inc Oak Forest IL
Advocate Illinois Masonic School of Radiologic Technology Chicago IL
Advocate Trinity Hospital School of Radiologic Technology Chicago IL
Airgo Inc Centralia IL
Altamore School of Cosmetology Inc Machesney Park IL
Alvareitas College of Cosmetology Godfrey IL
Alvareitas College of Cosmetology Edwardsville IL
American Academy of Art Chicago IL
American Bartenders School Calumet City IL
American Career College Berwyn IL
American Floral Art School Chicago IL
American Flyers West Chicago IL
American Health Information Management Association Chicago IL
American Islamic College Chicago IL
American Professional Bartending School Schaumburg IL
American Travel Educators Inc Arlington Heights IL
Argosy University - Chicago Chicago IL
Arlington Academy of Beauty Culture Arlington Heights IL
Augustana College Rock Island IL
Aurora University Aurora IL
Barat College Lake Forest IL
Beck Area Career Center - Red Bud Red Bud IL
Bell Mar Beauty College Cicero IL
Belleville Barber College Belleville IL
Benedictine University Lisle IL
Berlitz Language Center Chicago IL
Berlitz Language Center - Water Tower Place Chicago IL
Berlitz Language Centers Schaumburg IL
Bible Missionary Institute Rock Island IL
Bir Training Center Chicago IL
Black Hawk College Moline IL
Blackburn College Carlinville IL
Blessing Hospital School of Medical Laboratory Technology Quincy IL
Blessing Hospital School of Radiologic Technology Quincy IL
Blessing Rieman College of Nursing Quincy IL
Bloomington Normal School of Radiography Normal IL
Blue Horizon Corp Inc Chicago IL
Bradley University Peoria IL
Brisk Rabbinical College Chicago IL
Brown Mackie College - Moline Moline IL
Bsg Training Institute Chicago IL
Cains Barber College Inc Chicago IL
Cameo Beauty Academy Oak Lawn IL
Capelli Academy of Cosmetology Chicago IL
Capital Area School of Practical Nursing Springfield IL
Capri Garfield Ridge School of Beauty Culture Chicago IL
Capri Oak Forest Beauty College Oak Forest IL
Career Academy Chicago IL
Career Colleges of Chicago Chicago IL
Career Logics Institute of Hair Design Pekin IL
Careers in Travel Decatur IL
Carl Sandburg College Galesburg IL
Catholic Theological Union at Chicago Chicago IL
Center for Psychoanalytic Study Chicago IL
Centralia School of Cosmetology Centralia IL
Century 21 - Real Estate Academy Des Plaines IL
Cet - Chicago Chicago IL
Chicago Baptist Institute Chicago IL
Chicago Manufacturing Institute Chicago IL
Chicago National College of Naprapathy Chicago IL
Chicago School of Professional Psychology Chicago IL
Chicago School of Violin Making Skokie IL
Chicago State University Chicago IL
Chicago Theological Seminary Chicago IL
Chicagoland American Institute of Banking Chicago IL
Christian Life College Mount Prospect IL
City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College Chicago IL
City Colleges of Chicago - Harry S Truman College Chicago IL
City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy - King College Chicago IL
City Colleges of Chicago - Malcolm X College Chicago IL
City Colleges of Chicago - Olive - Harvey College Chicago IL
City Colleges of Chicago - Richard J Daley College Chicago IL
City Colleges of Chicago - Wilbur Wright College Chicago IL
Coiffure School of Cosmetology Arts and Sci Inc Belleville IL
Coldwell Banker School of Real Estate Oak Brook IL
College of Dupage Glen Ellyn IL
College of Lake County Grayslake IL
Columbia College Chicago Chicago IL
Community Film Workshop of Chicago Chicago IL
Computer Systems Institute Skokie IL
Concept College of Cosmetology Urbana IL
Concept College of Cosmetology Danville IL
Concordia University River Forest IL
Continental Academy of Beauty Culture Elgin IL
Cortiva Institute - Chicago School of Massage Therapy Chicago IL
Curtiss Academy of Real Estate Fairview Height IL
Danville Area Community College Danville IL
Decatur Area Technical Academy - Sch of Pract Nsg Decatur IL
Decatur Aviation Incorporated Decatur IL
Depaul University Chicago IL
Devry University Addison IL
Devry University Tinley Park IL
Devry University - Chicago Chicago IL
Dominican University River Forest IL
Dorothy Chrysler School of Beauty Culture Effingham IL
Dr William Scholl College of Podiatric Chicago IL
Du Quoin Beauty College Du Quoin IL
Dudley Beauty College Chicago IL
East - West University Chicago IL
Eastern Illinois University Charleston IL
Educators of Beauty La Salle IL
Educators of Beauty Sterling IL
Educators of Beauty Rockford IL
Elegant School of Beauty Chicago IL
Elgin Community College Elgin IL
Elmhurst College Elmhurst IL
Empire Beauty School - Hanover Park Hanover Park IL
Environmental Technical Institute Blue Island IL
Environmental Technical Institute Itasca IL
Erikson Institute Chicago IL
Eureka College Eureka IL
Everest College Skokie IL
Faith School of Theology Urbana IL
First Institute Inc Crystal Lake IL
Fox College Oak Lawn IL
Frasca Air Services Urbana IL
Freemans Fashion Academy Chicago IL
Futurama Beauty Academy Chicago IL
Garrett - Evangelical Theological Seminary Evanston IL
Gem City College Quincy IL
Governors State University University Park IL
Graham Hospital School of Nursing Canton IL
Greater West Town Training Partnership Chicago IL
Greenville College Greenville IL
Hair Professionals Academy of Cosmetology West Dundee IL
Hair Professionals Academy of Cosmetology Wheaton IL
Hair Professionals Career College Palos Hills IL
Hair Professionals Career College Inc Sycamore IL
Hair Professionals School of Cosmetology Oswego IL
Hairmasters Institute of Cosmetology Bloomington IL
Harrington College of Design Chicago IL
Haskana Institute of Hair Design Palatine IL
Heartland Community College Normal IL
Hebrew Theological College Skokie IL
Highland Community College Freeport IL
Hvac Tech Bedford Park IL
Illinois Academy of Real Estate Aurora IL
Illinois Academy of Real Estate - Tom Brinkoetter Co Decatur IL
Illinois Baptist College Washington IL
Illinois Center for Broadcasting Lombard IL
Illinois Central College East Peoria IL
Illinois College Jacksonville IL
Illinois College of Optometry Chicago IL
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges - Frontier Community Coll Fairfield IL
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges - Lincoln Trail College Robinson IL
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges - Olney Central College Olney IL
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges - Wabash Valley College Mount Carmel IL
Illinois Institute of Art at Schaumburg Schaumburg IL
Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago IL
Illinois School of Health Careers Chicago IL
Illinois State University Normal IL
Illinois Valley Community College Oglesby IL
Illinois Wesleyan University Bloomington IL
Industrial Engineering College Chicago IL
Information Professionals - Midlothian Oak Forest IL
Ingalls Memorial Hospital Dietetic Internship Harvey IL
Inlingua School of Languages Chicago IL
Institute for Clinical Social Work Chicago IL
Institute for Development of Sales Potential Inc Rolling Meadows IL
Institute for Psychoanalysis Chicago IL
Institute of Professional Bowling Instruction Des Plaines IL
Insurance School of Chicago Chicago IL
International Academy of Design and Technology Chicago IL
International Foundation of Microbiology Chicago IL
International Teams Prospect Heights IL
Investigations Institute Hoffman Estates IL
ITT Technical Institute Burr Ridge IL
ITT Technical Institute Matteson IL
ITT Technical Institute Mount Prospect IL
Jewish University of America Skokie IL
Jmars School of Real Estate Education Norridge IL
John A Logan College Carterville IL
John Amico School of Hair Design Oak Forest IL
John Wood Community College Quincy IL
Joliet Junior College Joliet IL
Judson College Elgin IL
Kankakee Academy of Hair Design Chicago IL
Kankakee Community College Kankakee IL
Kaskaskia College Centralia IL
Keller Graduate School of Management of Devry University Elgin IL
Keller Graduate School of Management of Devry University Oakbrook Terrace IL
Keller Graduate School of Management of Devry University Schaumburg IL
Keller Graduate School of Management of Devry University Chicago IL
Keller Graduate School of Management of Devry University Tinley Park IL
Keller Graduate School of Management of Devry University Lincolnshire IL
Keller Graduate School of Management of Devry University Chicago IL
Kendall College Chicago IL
Kishwaukee College Malta IL
Knowledge Systems Institute Skokie IL
Knox College Galesburg IL
La James International College East Moline IL
Lake Forest College Lake Forest IL
Lake Forest Graduate School of Management Lake Forest IL
Lake Land College Mattoon IL
Lakeview College of Nursing Danville IL
Lamonts International School of Cosmetology Canton IL
Lenas Artistic Beauty College Chicago IL
Lewis and Clark Community College Godfrey IL
Lexington College Chicago IL
Lifepath School of Massage Therapy Peoria IL
Lincoln Barber College East Moline IL
Lincoln Christian College and Seminary Lincoln IL
Lincoln College Lincoln IL
Lincoln Land Community College Springfield IL
Lincoln Technical Institute Oak Lawn IL
Lincoln Technical Institute Melrose Park IL
Loyola University Chicago Chicago IL
Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago Chicago IL
M G Institute Ltd Chicago IL
Mac Daniels Beauty School Chicago IL
Maccormac College Chicago IL
Macmurray College Jacksonville IL
Mccormick Theological Seminary Chicago IL
Mccoy Barber College Chicago IL
Mcdonough District Hospital Macomb IL
Mchenry County College Crystal Lake IL
Mckendree College Lebanon IL
Meadville - Lombard Theological School Chicago IL
Medical Careers Institute Chicago IL
Methodist College of Nursing Peoria IL
Midwest Horseshoeing School Macomb IL
Midwest Institute of Technology Inc Chicago IL
Midwest Technical Institute Lincoln IL
Midwestern University Downers Grove IL
Millikin University Decatur IL
Monmouth College Monmouth IL
Montessori Education Center Associated Clarendon Hills IL
Moody Bible Institute Chicago IL
Moraine Valley Community College Palos Hills IL
Morris Academy of Hair Design Morris IL
Morrison Institute of Technology Morrison IL
Morton College Cicero IL
Mr Johns School of Cosmetology and Nails Urbana IL
Mr Johns School of Cosmetology Esthetics and Nails Decatur IL
Ms Roberts Academy of Beauty Culture - Villa Park Villa Park IL
National - Louis University Chicago IL
National Real Estate School Schaumburg IL
National Real Estate School Chicago IL
National University of Health Sciences Lombard IL
Native American Educational Services College Inc Chicago IL
Niles School of Cosmetology Niles IL
North Central College Naperville IL
North Park University Chicago IL
Northeastern Illinois University Chicago IL
Northern Baptist Theological Seminary Lombard IL
Northern Illinois University Dekalb IL
Northwest School of Real Estate Education Arlington Heights IL
Northwestern Business College Chicago IL
Northwestern Business College - Southwestern Campus Bridgeview IL
Northwestern University Evanston IL
Oakton Community College Des Plaines IL
Oehrlein School of Cosmetology East Peoria IL
Olivet Nazarene University Bourbonnais IL
Omni Real Estate School Inc Chicago IL
Operation Uplift Training Resource Center Inc Maywood IL
Parker Business School Downers Grove IL
Parkland College Champaign IL
Peoria Barber College Peoria IL
Pivot Point Beauty School Evanston IL
Pivot Point Beauty School Bloomingdale IL
Prairie State College Chicago Heights IL
Principia College Elsah IL
Professional Bartending School Chicago IL
Professional Truck Driver Training School Inc Chicago IL
Professionals Choice Hair Design Academy Joliet IL
Provena United Samaritans Med Ctr Sch of Rad Techn Danville IL
Quincy University Quincy IL
Ravenswood Hosp Med Ctr - Henry J Kutsch Sch of Nurs Chicago IL
Ravenswood Hospital Medical Center - Sch of Anesth Chicago IL
Real Estate Education Co Chicago IL
Real Estate Institute of America Calumet City IL
Real Estate Training Inc Northlake IL
Rend Lake College Ina IL
Richland Community College Decatur IL
Robert Morris College Chicago IL
Robert Morris College - Naperville Naperville IL
Rock Valley College Rockford IL
Rockford Business College Rockford IL
Rockford College Rockford IL
Rockford Memorial Hospital School of Xray Techn Rockford IL
Ronald D Ladley & Co National Acad of Real Estate Springfield IL
Roosevelt University Chicago IL
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science North Chicago IL
Rosel School of Cosmetology Chicago IL
Rts Enterprises Inc Darien IL
Rush University Chicago IL
Saint Anthony College of Nursing Rockford IL
Saint Augustine College Chicago IL
Saint Francis Hospital School of Radiologic Techn Evanston IL
Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing Peoria IL
Saint Xavier University Chicago IL
Sanford - Brown College Collinsville IL
Sauk Valley Community College Dixon IL
School of the Art Institute of Chicago Chicago IL
Scuba Emporium Orland Park IL
Scuba Emporium Alsip IL
Seabury - Western Theological Seminary Evanston IL
Ser Business and Technical Institute Chicago IL
Shawnee Community College Ullin IL
Shimer College Waukegan IL
Siebel Institute of Technology Chicago IL
South Suburban College South Holland IL
Southeastern Illinois College Harrisburg IL
Southern Illinois University - Systems Office Carbondale IL
Southern Illinois University Carbondale Carbondale IL
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Edwardsville IL
Southwestern Illinois College Belleville IL
Spanish Coalition for Jobs Inc Chicago IL
Sparks College Shelbyville IL
Spertus College Chicago IL
Spoon River College Canton IL
Springfield College in Illinois Springfield IL
Springfield School of Court Reporting Springfield IL
St Johns College Springfield IL
St Johns Hospital School of Clinical Lab Science Springfield IL
St Johns Hospital School of Dietetics Springfield IL
St Johns Hospital School of Respiratory Therapy Springfield IL
St Sava Serbian Orthodox School of Theology Libertyville IL
Star Truck Driving School Bensenville IL
Star Truck Driving School Hickory Hills IL
Swedish American Hospital School of Medical Techn Rockford IL
Swedish American Hospital School of Radiation Ther Rockford IL
Swedish American Hospital School of Radiography Rockford IL
Tai Travel Academy Rockford IL
Taylor Business Institute Chicago IL
Telshe Yeshiva - Chicago Chicago IL
The Academy of Dog Grooming Arts Ltd Arlington Heights IL
The College of Office Technology Chicago IL
The Cooking and Hospitality Institute of Chicago Chicago IL
The Cosmetology and Spa Institute Crystal Lake IL
The Illinois Institute of Art Chicago IL
The John Marshall Law School Chicago IL
The Pearson School of Real Estate Flossmoor IL
The Training Institute Inc Melrose Park IL
Trend Beauty College Marion IL
Trend Setters College of Cosmetology Bradley IL
Tri - County Beauty Academy Litchfield IL
Tricocis School of Hair Design Inc Glendale Heights IL
Trinity Christian College Palos Heights IL
Trinity College of Nursing Moline IL
Trinity International University Deerfield IL
Trinity School of Radiography Moline IL
Trinity School of Surgical Technology Moline IL
Triton College River Grove IL
Truck Training Driving School Chicago IL
Undergraduate School of Cosmetology Springfield IL
Union Special Corporation Technical Training Ctr Huntley IL
United States Dental Institute Northbrook IL
University of Chicago Chicago IL
University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago IL
University of Illinois at Springfield Springfield IL
University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign Champaign IL
University of Illinois University Administration Urbana IL
University of Saint Mary of the Lake Mundelein IL
University of St Francis Joliet IL
Uti of Illinois Inc Glendale Heights IL
Vandercook College of Music Chicago IL
Vees School of Beauty Culture East Saint Louis IL
Vip Schools Inc Chicago IL
Waubonsee Community College Sugar Grove IL
Wellness and Massage Training Institute Woodridge IL
West Suburban College of Nursing Oak Park IL
Western Illinois University Macomb IL
Westwood College - Dupage Woodridge IL
Westwood College - Ohare Airport Chicago IL
Wheaton College Wheaton IL
William Rainey Harper College Palatine IL
Worsham College Wheeling IL
Ymca of Metropolitan Chicago - Training Alliance Chicago IL
Zarem Golde Ort Technical Institute Skokie IL
Zittel School of Real Estate Harwood Heights IL

Illinois Colleges and Universities

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