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Bookkeeping Schools in Illinois

There are 30 schools in the state of Illinois offering bookkeeping programs. 459 students graduated from programs at Illinois bookkeeping schools in 2010. 305 of all these students graduated with certificates and 154 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

384 students graduate from bookkeeping programs in Illinois, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of bookkeeping students who US schools graduate. Out of those, 305 students graduated with bookkeeping certificates and 154 with an associate's level degree.

30 bookkeeping schools are located in Illinois. Of these, nine schools are private, while 21 schools are public. Private bookkeeping school tuition varies from $5,550 to $20,980, while public bookkeeping school tuition varies from $2,348 to $4,128.

Average tuition for bookkeeping programs is $3,699. The highest tuition for bookkeeping programs, which is $20,980 per year, is at Northwestern College, while the lowest tuition in Illinois, which is $2,348 per year, is at Waubonsee Community College.

Schools in Illinois offer certificates and associates degrees in bookkeeping.

Bookkeeping Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

384 students graduate from bookkeeping programs in Illinois, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of bookkeeping students who US schools graduate. Out of those, 305 students graduated with bookkeeping certificates and 154 with an associate's level degree.

Bookkeeping Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 217
  • Certificate 2007: 202
  • Certificate 2008: 206
  • Certificate 2009: 280
  • Certificate 2010: 305
  • Associate 2006: 89
  • Associate 2007: 73
  • Associate 2008: 104
  • Associate 2009: 142
  • Associate 2010: 154

Bookkeeping Program Availability in Illinois

Schools in Illinois offer a total of 41 programs in bookkeeping. Of these programs, around 63.4% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Bookkeeping Program Availability in Illinois

  • Certificate: 26
  • Associate: 15

Career Trends

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks — Salary by Percentile

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks — Salary by Percentile

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20800
  • 25th Percentile: 27220
  • Median: 34490
  • 75th Percentile: 42240
  • 90th Percentile: 50670

Career Trends

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks — Employment Trend

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks — Employment Trend

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30800
  • Median Salary 2007: 32620
  • Median Salary 2008: 33820
  • Median Salary 2009: 34340
  • Median Salary 2010: 34490
  • Total Employed 2006: 79770
  • Total Employed 2007: 74590
  • Total Employed 2008: 70520
  • Total Employed 2009: 63980
  • Total Employed 2010: 58830

Illinois vs National Bookkeeping Employment

Illinois vs National Bookkeeping Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 3.512% (58830)

Bookkeeping Schools in Illinois

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1. Danville Area Community College

2000 E Main St
Danville, IL 61832-5118
(217) 443-3222

Danville Area Community College offers two bookkeeping programs. Out of those, it offers one certificate in bookkeeping to students and one bookkeeping degree at the associate's level. It is 2.1 miles from the heart of downtown. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

2. Brown Mackie College - Quad Cities

1527 47th Ave
Moline, IL 61265
(309) 762-2100

Brown Mackie College-Quad Cities offers one program in bookkeeping and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Moline, IL.

3. The Zarem Golde ORT Technical Institute

5440 Fargo Avenue
Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 324-5588x18

The Zarem Golde ORT Technical Institute, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Skokie, IL and it offers one program in bookkeeping. It is a 2-year institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in bookkeeping.

4. Shawnee Community College

8364 Shawnee College Rd
Ullin, IL 62992
(618) 634-3200

Shawnee Community College, which is several miles from Ullin, is in a rural setting and it offers one bookkeeping program. Overall, 2,359 students seek degrees in 38 Shawnee Community College programs.

5. Northwestern College - Southwestern

7725 South Harlem Avenue
Bridgeview, IL 60455
(888) 205-2283

Northwestern College-Southwestern is located in the suburbs of Bridgeview, Illinois. It offers two programs in bookkeeping. Of those, this school offers students one certificate in bookkeeping and one bookkeeping degree at the associate's level. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

6. The BIR Training Center

3601 W Devon Ste 210
Chicago, IL 60659
(773) 866-0111x12

The BIR Training Center, which is 9.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Chicago, IL and it offers one program in bookkeeping. It is a for-profit institution.

7. Saint Augustine College

1333-45 W Argyle
Chicago, IL 60640-3593
(773) 878-8756

Saint Augustine College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Chicago, IL. It offers two programs in bookkeeping. Specifically, this school offers students one certificate in bookkeeping and one bookkeeping degree at the associate's level. This school is a 4-year institution.

8. Highland Community College

2998 W Pearl City Rd
Freeport, IL 61032-9341
(815) 235-6121

Highland Community College is in town of Freeport, Illinois and this college offers one program in bookkeeping. 2,419 students seek degrees in 30 programs at this community college, overall.

9. Illinois Valley Community College

815 N Orlando Smith Ave
Oglesby, IL 61348-9692
(815) 224-2720

Illinois Valley Community College, which is very close to Oglesby, Illinois, is in a rural setting and this college offers one bookkeeping program. This medium-sized college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. It is the ninth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering bookkeeping in terms of programs.

10. The Taylor Business Institute

318 West Adams Street- Suite 500
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 658-5100

The Taylor Business Institute offers one program in bookkeeping and it is located in the center of Chicago. 431 students seek degrees in six programs at this school, overall. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in bookkeeping.

11. Midstate College

411 W Northmoor Road
Peoria, IL 61614-3595
(309) 692-4092

Midstate College, which is near the center of the city, is in Peoria, IL and this school offers one bookkeeping program. Overall, 703 students seek degrees in 19 programs at this very small school. In terms of programs, this school is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering bookkeeping.

12. Southeastern Illinois College

3575 College Road
Harrisburg, IL 62946
(618) 252-5400

Southeastern Illinois College is located in Harrisburg, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one bookkeeping program. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. This community college is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering bookkeeping programs.

13. Prairie State College

202 South Halsted Street
Chicago Heights, IL 60411-8226
(708) 709-3500

Prairie State College is located in the suburbs of Chicago Heights, Illinois and it offers one bookkeeping program. This college is a public 2-year institution.

14. The College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599
(630) 942-2800

The College of DuPage is in the suburbs of Glen Ellyn, Illinois. It offers two programs in bookkeeping. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in bookkeeping by this college and one associate's level bookkeeping degree. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. In terms of programs, it is the second biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering bookkeeping.

15. MacCormac College

29 E. Madison
Chicago, IL 60602-4405
(312) 922-1884x424

MacCormac College is located in the center of Chicago and this college offers one program in bookkeeping. 162 students seek degrees in 19 programs at this college, overall. In terms of programs, this community college is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering bookkeeping.

16. John A Logan College

700 Logan College Road
Carterville, IL 62918-2500
(618) 985-3741

John A Logan College offers one bookkeeping program and this school is in town of Carterville, Illinois. This school is a public 2-year institution.

17. Triton College

2000 5th Ave
River Grove, IL 60171-1995
(708) 456-0300x3130

Triton College is in the suburbs of River Grove, Illinois and it offers one bookkeeping program. It is a public 2-year institution.

18. McHenry County College

8900 US Hwy 14
Crystal Lake, IL 60012-2761
(815) 455-3700

McHenry County College, which is very close to Crystal Lake, Illinois, is located in a rural area and it offers one bookkeeping program. It is a public 2-year institution.

19. Richland Community College

One College Pk
Decatur, IL 62521-8512
(217) 875-7200

Richland Community College is in Decatur, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two bookkeeping programs. Out of those, students are offered one bookkeeping certificate by this community college and one associate's level bookkeeping degree. This community college is a public 2-year institution.

20. Harper College

1200 W Algonquin Rd
Palatine, IL 60067-7398
(847) 925-6000

Harper College is in the suburbs of Palatine, Illinois. This school offers two bookkeeping programs. More specifically, students are offered one bookkeeping certificate by it and one bookkeeping degree at the associate's level. This school is a public 2-year institution. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering bookkeeping in terms of programs.

21. Oakton Community College

1600 E Golf Rd.
Des Plaines, IL 60016-1268
(847) 635-1600

Oakton Community College offers two programs in bookkeeping. Out of those, it offers students one certificate in bookkeeping and one associate's level degree in bookkeeping. This college, which is near the center of the city, is in Des Plaines, IL. This college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. In terms of programs, this college is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering bookkeeping.

22. Lewis and Clark Community College

5800 Godfrey Rd
Godfrey, IL 62035
(618) 468-7000

Lewis and Clark Community College, which is very close to Godfrey, Illinois, is located in a rural area and this college offers one program in bookkeeping. 8,406 students seek degrees in 69 programs at this college, overall.

23. Northwestern College

4829 North Lipps Avenue
Chicago, IL 60630
(773) 777-4220

Northwestern College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Chicago, IL. This school offers two bookkeeping programs. More specifically, students are offered one bookkeeping certificate by it and one associate's level degree in bookkeeping. It is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering bookkeeping in terms of programs.

24. Illinois Central College

One College Drive
East Peoria, IL 61635-0001
(309) 694-5422

Illinois Central College offers two bookkeeping programs. Specifically, it offers one certificate in bookkeeping to students and one associate's level degree in bookkeeping. It is located in East Peoria, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. This college is the eighth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering bookkeeping.

25. The College of Lake County

19351 W Washington St.
Grayslake, IL 60030-1198
(847) 543-2000

The College of Lake County is in the suburbs of Grayslake, Illinois and this college offers one bookkeeping program. This college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. It is the third largest institution in the state of Illinois offering bookkeeping.

26. Moraine Valley Community College

9000 W. College Parkway
Palos Hills, IL 60465-0937
(708) 974-4300

Moraine Valley Community College is in the suburbs of Palos Hills, Illinois and it offers one bookkeeping program. This college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

27. Robert Morris University Illinois

401 S State Street
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 935-6800

Founded in 1913, Robert Morris University Illinois is a 4-year institution. This school is located in the center of Chicago. Students are offered 12 certificates, 19 degrees at the associates level, four degrees at the bachelors level, and three degrees at the masters level by this school. 4,558 students pursued degrees from the 24 programs at this school in 2010. It offers subjects such as nursing, design, and business. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

28. South Suburban College

15800 South State Street
South Holland, IL 60473-1200
(708) 596-2000x5894

South Suburban College offers one bookkeeping program and it is in the suburbs of South Holland, Illinois. This college is a public 2-year institution.

29. Rock Valley College

3301 N Mulford Rd
Rockford, IL 61114-5699
(815) 921-7821

Rock Valley College offers one program in bookkeeping and this college, which is 5.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Rockford, IL. 8,849 students seek degrees in 55 Rock Valley College programs, overall.

30. Waubonsee Community College

Rte 47 at Waubonsee Drive
Sugar Grove, IL 60554-0901
(630) 466-7900x5756

Waubonsee Community College, which is very close to Sugar Grove, Illinois, is in a rural setting and this college offers one bookkeeping program. 10,428 students seek degrees in 80 programs at this public college, overall.

31. Black Hawk College

6600-34th Avenue
Moline, IL 61265-5899
(309) 796-5000

Black Hawk College, which is 4.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Moline, IL. It offers two programs in bookkeeping. Of those, this college offers one certificate in bookkeeping to students and one associate's level bookkeeping degree. This medium-sized college is a public 2-year institution.

32. Northwestern University

633 Clark St
Evanston, IL 60208
(847) 491-3741

Founded in 1851, Northwestern University is a 4-year research institution. This university, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Evanston, IL. Northwestern is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Illinois. This big university offers subjects including technology, business administration, and international business. Students are offered 20 certificates, 99 bachelors level degrees, 120 masters level degrees, and 76 degrees at the doctoral level by NU. 20,481 students sought degrees from the 175 programs at NU in 2010. NU is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This university is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois.

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