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Architecture Schools in Illinois

There are eight schools in the state of Illinois offering architecture programs. 867 students graduated with degrees from Illinois architecture schools in 2010. 512 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 347 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

801 students graduate from architecture programs in Illinois, on average, every year. This accounts for 5% of architecture students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, 512 students graduated with a degree in architecture at the bachelor's level, 347 with a master's level degree, and eight with a doctorate level degree.

Eight architecture schools are in this state. Of these, three schools are public, while five schools are private. While tuition at a public architecture school varies from $10,468 to $13,096, private architecture school tuition varies from $24,780 to $36,150.

Average tuition for programs in architecture is $19,749. While the lowest tuition in Illinois, which is $10,468 per year, is at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, the highest tuition for architecture programs, which is $36,150 every year, is at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Illinois schools offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in architecture.

Architecture Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

801 students graduate from architecture programs in Illinois, on average, every year. This accounts for 5% of architecture students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, 512 students graduated with a degree in architecture at the bachelor's level, 347 with a master's level degree, and eight with a doctorate level degree.

Architecture Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 392
  • Bachelor 2007: 453
  • Bachelor 2008: 413
  • Bachelor 2009: 463
  • Bachelor 2010: 512
  • Master 2006: 269
  • Master 2007: 303
  • Master 2008: 311
  • Master 2009: 324
  • Master 2010: 347
  • Doctorate 2006: 8
  • Doctorate 2007: 11
  • Doctorate 2008: 11
  • Doctorate 2009: 9
  • Doctorate 2010: 8

Architecture Program Availability in Illinois

Illinois schools offer a total of 27 architecture programs. Of these programs, around 48.1% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level and the doctoral level.

Architecture Program Availability in Illinois

  • Bachelor: 10
  • Master: 13
  • Doctorate: 4

Career Trends

Architects, Except Landscape and Naval — Salary by Percentile

Architects, Except Landscape and Naval — Salary by Percentile

Architects, Except Landscape and Naval — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 45670
  • 25th Percentile: 55950
  • Median: 73400
  • 75th Percentile: 90900
  • 90th Percentile: 117650

Career Trends

Architects, Except Landscape and Naval — Employment Trend

Architects, Except Landscape and Naval — Employment Trend

Architects, Except Landscape and Naval — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 61550
  • Median Salary 2007: 67900
  • Median Salary 2008: 68560
  • Median Salary 2009: 73840
  • Median Salary 2010: 73400
  • Total Employed 2006: 4740
  • Total Employed 2007: 4830
  • Total Employed 2008: 5260
  • Total Employed 2009: 5330
  • Total Employed 2010: 4440

Illinois vs National Architecture Employment

Illinois vs National Architecture Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 5.063% (4440)

Architecture Schools in Illinois

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1. The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

36 S Wabash
Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 629-6100

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago offers three architecture programs. Of those, this college offers students one bachelor's level degree in architecture and two master's level architecture degrees. SAIC is in the center of Chicago. It is a 4-year institution.

2. Judson University

1151 N State St
Elgin, IL 60123-1498
(847) 628-2500

Judson University, which is 1.7 miles from the center of the city, is in Elgin, IL. This school offers two architecture programs. Out of those, Judson offers one bachelor's level degree in architecture to students and one degree at the master's level in architecture. Judson is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois. In terms of programs, this liberal arts college is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering architecture.

3. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL 62901-4512
(618) 453-2121

Southern Illinois University Carbondale offers two programs in architecture. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level architecture degree by it and one master's level architecture degree. SIU, which is very close to Carbondale, Illinois, is located in a rural setting. This public university is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering architecture programs.

4. DePaul University

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

DePaul University is located in the center of Chicago and it offers one architecture program. This big school is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in architecture.

5. Olivet Nazarene University

One University Avenue
Bourbonnais, IL 60914-2271
(815) 939-5011

Olivet Nazarene University is in the suburbs of Bourbonnais, Illinois and Olivet offers one architecture program. 4,550 students seek degrees in 89 programs at this liberal arts college, overall. ONU is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering architecture programs.

6. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

601 E John Street
Champaign, IL 61820-5711
(217) 333-1000

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is 0.9 miles from the center of the city. It offers nine architecture programs. Of those, this big university offers three bachelor's level degrees in architecture to students, three master's level degrees in architecture, and three doctorate level degrees in architecture. This university is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. Illinois is the largest institution in the state of Illinois offering architecture in terms of programs.

7. The Illinois Institute of Technology

3300 S Federal St
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 567-3000

The Illinois Institute of Technology, which is near the center of the city, is in Chicago, IL. It offers five programs in architecture. More specifically, Illinois Tech offers one architecture degree at the bachelor's level to students, three master's level degrees in architecture, and one doctorate level architecture degree. 7,774 students pursue degrees in 114 Illinois Tech programs, overall. It is the second largest institution in the state of Illinois offering architecture in terms of programs.

8. The University of Illinois at Chicago

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

The University of Illinois at Chicago offers four architecture programs. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in architecture by it and three master's level architecture degrees. It is near the heart of downtown. This public university is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the third largest institution in the state of Illinois offering architecture in terms of programs.