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Accounting Schools in Chicago, Illinois

There are 42 schools conveniently located near Chicago, IL offering accounting programs. 1,996 students graduated from programs at Chicago accounting schools in 2010. 1,039 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 679 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 1,788 students graduate from accounting programs in this municipality per year. This accounts for half of the students who Illinois schools graduate from accounting programs. More specifically, 169 students graduated with accounting certificates, 109 with a degree at the associate's level, 1,039 with a bachelor's level degree, and 679 with a degree at the master's level.

42 accounting schools are in Chicago. And of these, 20 schools are public, while 22 schools are private. While tuition at a private accounting school varies from $13,560 to $40,223, tuition at a public accounting school varies from $6,181 to $12,053.

Average tuition for accounting programs is $24,986. While the highest tuition for accounting programs, which is $40,223 each year, is at Northwestern University, the lowest tuition in Chicago, which is $6,181 each year, is at Purdue University-Calumet.

Chicago schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in accounting.

Accounting Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Chicago, Illinois

On average, 1,788 students graduate from accounting programs in this municipality per year. This accounts for half of the students who Illinois schools graduate from accounting programs. More specifically, 169 students graduated with accounting certificates, 109 with a degree at the associate's level, 1,039 with a bachelor's level degree, and 679 with a degree at the master's level.

Accounting Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Chicago, Illinois

  • Certificate 2006: 131
  • Certificate 2007: 82
  • Certificate 2008: 77
  • Certificate 2009: 68
  • Certificate 2010: 169
  • Associate 2006: 95
  • Associate 2007: 97
  • Associate 2008: 84
  • Associate 2009: 89
  • Associate 2010: 109
  • Bachelor 2006: 730
  • Bachelor 2007: 763
  • Bachelor 2008: 861
  • Bachelor 2009: 997
  • Bachelor 2010: 1039
  • Master 2006: 441
  • Master 2007: 455
  • Master 2008: 559
  • Master 2009: 633
  • Master 2010: 679
  • Doctorate 2006: 3
  • Doctorate 2007: 2
  • Doctorate 2008: 0
  • Doctorate 2009: 0
  • Doctorate 2010: 0

Accounting Program Availability in Chicago, Illinois

Schools in Chicago offer a total of 73 programs in accounting. Of these programs, close to 30.1% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

Accounting Program Availability in Chicago, Illinois

  • Certificate: 20
  • Associate: 17
  • Bachelor: 22
  • Master: 13
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Accountants — Salary by Percentile

Accountants — Salary by Percentile

Accountants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41640
  • 25th Percentile: 51970
  • Median: 66470
  • 75th Percentile: 86510
  • 90th Percentile: 114990

Career Trends

Accountants — Employment Trend

Accountants — Employment Trend

Accountants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 59770
  • Median Salary 2007: 62090
  • Median Salary 2008: 64560
  • Median Salary 2009: 65210
  • Median Salary 2010: 66470
  • Total Employed 2006: 41530
  • Total Employed 2007: 37740
  • Total Employed 2008: 37770
  • Total Employed 2009: 32880
  • Total Employed 2010: 30650

Chicago vs Illinois Accounting Employment

Chicago vs Illinois Accounting Employment

  • Employed in Chicago: 71.579% (30650)

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1. City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College

7500 S Pulaski Rd
Chicago, IL 60652-1299
(773) 838-7500

City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College offers two programs in accounting. Out of those, students are offered one accounting certificate by this college and one degree at the associate's level in accounting. This community college, which is located just 11.0 miles from Orland Park, is just a short commute away from within Chicago. This public college is a public 2-year institution and this college is one out of eight Chicago institutions offering accounting.

2. Northeastern Illinois University

5500 N Saint Louis Ave
Chicago, IL 60625-4699
(773) 583-4050

Northeastern Illinois University, which is located 19.3 miles from Schaumburg, is 8.4 miles from Chicago, IL. It offers two accounting programs. Specifically, it offers students one bachelor's level degree in accounting and one master's level accounting degree. NEIU is a public 4-year institution and NEIU is one out of 11 institutions in Chicago offering accounting.

3. City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College

10001 S Woodlawn Ave
Chicago, IL 60628-1696
(773) 291-6100

City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College, which is 36.7 miles from Buffalo Grove, is a short commute away from within Chicago. It offers two accounting programs. More specifically, it offers one certificate in accounting to students and one associate's level accounting degree. This community college is one of 8 community colleges in Chicago.

4. Ellis University

111 N Canal St Ste 380
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 669-5000

Ellis University, which is located 25.6 miles from Carol Stream, is within commuting distance of central Chicago and it offers one program in accounting. Overall, 1,338 students seek degrees in 19 Ellis programs.

5. City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College

1145 W Wilson Ave.
Chicago, IL 60640-6063
(773) 907-4000

City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College offers two accounting programs. Out of those, this college offers students one certificate in accounting and one associate's level accounting degree. This large college, which is 38.8 miles from Crystal Lake, is within commuting distance of central Chicago. It is one of 8 community colleges in Chicago.

6. National-Louis University

122 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603
(800) 443-5522

Founded in 1886, National-Louis University is a 4-year institution. NLU is in the center of Chicago. It offers 17 certificates, 21 degrees at the bachelors level, 28 degrees at the masters level, and 11 doctoral level degrees to students. In 2010, 6,154 students pursued degrees from the 49 programs at National Louis. It offers subjects such as forensic accounting and healthcare management. National Louis is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

7. Loyola University - Chicago

1032 W. Sheridan Rd
Chicago, IL 60660
(773) 274-3000

Loyola University-Chicago, which is just 24.9 miles from Wheaton, is a short commute away from within Chicago. It offers two programs in accounting. Out of those, it offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in accounting and one accounting degree at the master's level. 15,951 students seek degrees in 224 Loyola University-Chicago programs, overall.

8. City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College

4300 N Narragansett
Chicago, IL 60634-1500
(773) 777-7900

City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College, which is located 5.1 miles from neighboring Oak Park, is near Chicago, IL. It offers two accounting programs. Of those, it offers students one accounting certificate and one associate's level accounting degree. This college is one of 8 community colleges in Chicago.

9. Roosevelt University

430 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605-1394
(312) 341-3500

Roosevelt University offers three programs in accounting. Specifically, students are offered one accounting certificate by it, one degree at the bachelor's level in accounting, and one master's level accounting degree. This school, which is 19.8 miles from neighboring Lombard, is located within commuting distance of central Chicago. 6,766 students seek degrees in 113 Roosevelt University programs, overall.

10. DePaul University

55 E Jackson
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 362-8000

DePaul University, which is just 26.4 miles from neighboring Carol Stream, is within commuting distance of central Chicago. It offers two accounting programs. More specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level accounting degree by this school and one accounting degree at the master's level. This big school ranks third in terms of enrollment in Chicago, IL.

11. City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College

30 E Lake St
Chicago, IL 60601-2449
(312) 553-5600

City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College offers two programs in accounting. Out of those, it offers one certificate in accounting to students and one degree at the associate's level in accounting. This college, which is 30.0 miles from Streamwood, is near Chicago, IL. It is a public 2-year institution and this college is one out of eight Chicago institutions offering accounting.

12. Saint Xavier University

3700 W 103rd St
Chicago, IL 60655
(773) 298-3000

Saint Xavier University, which is located just 27.4 miles from neighboring Mount Prospect, is a short commute away from within Chicago. This school offers two programs in accounting. More specifically, this school offers one certificate in accounting to students and one bachelor's level degree in accounting.

13. City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College

6301 S Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60621-2709
(773) 602-5000

City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College, which is just 16.0 miles from neighboring Tinley Park, is near Chicago, IL. It offers two programs in accounting. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in accounting by it and one associate's level degree in accounting. In terms of enrollment, this college ranks sixth in this municipality.

14. The University of Illinois at Chicago

601 S Morgan
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 996-7000

The University of Illinois at Chicago, which is located 25.7 miles from Palatine, is located a short commute away from within Chicago. It offers two accounting programs. Out of those, this university offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in accounting and one degree at the master's level in accounting. It is a public, 4-year, research institution and it is one out of 11 institutions in Chicago, IL offering accounting.

15. North Park University

3225 W Foster Ave
Chicago, IL 60625-4895
(773) 244-6200

Founded in 1891, North Park University is a 4-year institution. NPU, which is 7.9 miles from the center of the city, is in Chicago, IL. Students are offered two certificates, 45 bachelors level degrees, 13 degrees at the masters level, and one degree at the doctoral level by NPU. In 2010, 3,233 students pursued degrees from the 55 programs at NPU. It offers subjects such as accounting, education, and forensic accounting. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.