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Chemistry Schools in Illinois

There are 43 Illinois schools offering chemistry programs. In 2010, 870 students graduated with degrees from Illinois chemistry schools. 591 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 142 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

858 students graduate from programs in this state in chemistry, on average, per year. This accounts for 5% of students who schools in the United States graduate from chemistry programs. Specifically, 591 students graduated with a degree in chemistry at the bachelor's level, 142 with a degree at the master's level, and 137 with a degree at the doctorate level.

43 chemistry schools are located in this state. And of these, while 12 schools are public, 31 schools are private. While private chemistry school tuition varies from $14,996 to $42,041, public chemistry school tuition varies from $7,492 to $13,096.

Average tuition for programs in chemistry is $22,658. While the highest tuition for chemistry programs, which is $42,041 every year, is at the University of Chicago, the lowest tuition in Illinois, which is $7,492 per year, is at Northeastern Illinois University.

Illinois schools offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for students pursing chemistry.

Chemistry Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

858 students graduate from programs in this state in chemistry, on average, per year. This accounts for 5% of students who schools in the United States graduate from chemistry programs. Specifically, 591 students graduated with a degree in chemistry at the bachelor's level, 142 with a degree at the master's level, and 137 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Chemistry Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 474
  • Bachelor 2007: 525
  • Bachelor 2008: 573
  • Bachelor 2009: 633
  • Bachelor 2010: 591
  • Master 2006: 115
  • Master 2007: 141
  • Master 2008: 141
  • Master 2009: 121
  • Master 2010: 142
  • Doctorate 2006: 153
  • Doctorate 2007: 114
  • Doctorate 2008: 132
  • Doctorate 2009: 160
  • Doctorate 2010: 137

Chemistry Program Availability in Illinois

Illinois schools offer a total of 69 chemistry programs. Of these programs, about 65% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Chemistry Program Availability in Illinois

  • Bachelor: 45
  • Master: 16
  • Doctorate: 8

Chemists — Salary by Percentile

Chemists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35720
  • 25th Percentile: 47550
  • Median: 65210
  • 75th Percentile: 87970
  • 90th Percentile: 110230

Chemical Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Chemical Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26710
  • 25th Percentile: 34010
  • Median: 44840
  • 75th Percentile: 57830
  • 90th Percentile: 66290

Chemists — Employment Trend

Chemists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56300
  • Median Salary 2007: 59820
  • Median Salary 2008: 64620
  • Median Salary 2009: 63540
  • Median Salary 2010: 65210
  • Total Employed 2006: 3120
  • Total Employed 2007: 2940
  • Total Employed 2008: 2570
  • Total Employed 2009: 2380
  • Total Employed 2010: 2500

Chemical Technicians — Employment Trend

Chemical Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38560
  • Median Salary 2007: 39220
  • Median Salary 2008: 44500
  • Median Salary 2009: 42210
  • Median Salary 2010: 44840
  • Total Employed 2006: 2010
  • Total Employed 2007: 1660
  • Total Employed 2008: 2130
  • Total Employed 2009: 2390
  • Total Employed 2010: 2870

Illinois vs National Chemistry Employment

Illinois vs National Chemistry Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 3.846% (5370)

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1. Rockford College

5050 E State St
Rockford, IL 61108-2311
(815) 226-4050

Rockford College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1847. This school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Rockford, IL. This school offers subjects such as biology and music. Students are offered 36 bachelors level degrees and nine degrees at the masters level by it. 1,330 students pursued degrees from the 41 programs at Rockford in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. This school is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

2. Wheaton College

501 College Ave
Wheaton, IL 60187-5593
(630) 752-5000

Wheaton College is in the suburbs of Wheaton, Illinois and Wheaton offers one program in chemistry. It is a 4-year institution.

3. Judson University

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

Judson University is a 4-year institution, founded in 1913. JU, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Elgin, IL. JU offers students 39 bachelors level degrees and four masters level degrees. 1,178 students sought degrees from the 42 programs at this liberal arts college in 2010. This school offers subjects including education, accounting, and chemistry. Judson is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. JU is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

4. Lake Forest College

555 N Sheridan Road
Lake Forest, IL 60045-2399
(847) 234-3100

Lake Forest College offers one program in chemistry and this school is in the suburbs of Lake Forest, Illinois. Overall, 1,443 students seek degrees in 29 Lake Forest College programs.

5. Quincy University

1800 College Ave
Quincy, IL 62301-2699
(217) 222-8020

Quincy University offers one chemistry program. It is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

6. Benedictine University

5700 College Rd
Lisle, IL 60532-0900
(630) 829-6000

Benedictine University is in the suburbs of Lisle, Illinois and it offers one chemistry program. 6,892 students pursue degrees in 74 Benedictine University programs, overall.

7. Northeastern Illinois University

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

Northeastern Illinois University, which is 8.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Chicago, IL. This school offers two programs in chemistry. Of those, NEIU offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in chemistry and one degree at the master's level in chemistry. Overall, 11,746 students pursue degrees in 69 programs at this school. In terms of programs, this school is the ninth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering chemistry.

8. Illinois Wesleyan University

1312 N Park St
Bloomington, IL 61702-2900
(309) 556-1000

Illinois Wesleyan University is located in the center of Bloomington and it offers one program in chemistry. This school is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois. This school is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering chemistry programs.

9. Knox College

2 E South St
Galesburg, IL 61401-9999
(309) 341-7000

Knox College is in town of Galesburg, Illinois and Knox offers one program in chemistry. Knox is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

10. Trinity International University - Illinois

2065 Half Day Rd
Deerfield, IL 60015-1283
(847) 945-8800

Trinity International University-Illinois offers one chemistry program and it is in the suburbs of Deerfield, Illinois. Overall, 2,564 students pursue degrees in 57 programs at TIU.

11. Trinity Christian College

6601 W College Dr
Palos Heights, IL 60463-0929
(708) 597-3000

Trinity Christian College is in the suburbs of Palos Heights, Illinois and Trinity offers one chemistry program. This school is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

12. Augustana College

639 38th St
Rock Island, IL 61201-2296
(309) 794-7000

Augustana College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Rock Island, IL and this school offers one chemistry program. 2,532 students seek degrees in 54 Augustana College programs, overall.

13. The University of Chicago

5801 S Ellis Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 702-1234

The University of Chicago is 6.3 miles from the center of the city. It offers four chemistry programs. Of those, students are offered two chemistry degrees at the bachelor's level by this university, one master's level degree in chemistry, and one doctorate level degree in chemistry. It is a 4-year research institution. UC is the second biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering chemistry in terms of programs.

14. Eureka College

300 E. College Ave.
Eureka, IL 61530
(309) 467-3721

Eureka College offers one program in chemistry. 782 students pursue degrees in 30 programs at EC, overall.

15. Monmouth College

700 E Broadway
Monmouth, IL 61462-1998
(309) 457-2311

Monmouth College offers one chemistry program. It is a 4-year institution. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering chemistry programs.

16. Principia College

1 Maybeck Place
Elsah, IL 62028-9799
(618) 374-2131

Principia College offers one chemistry program and Principia is in Elsah, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

17. Illinois College

1101 W College Ave
Jacksonville, IL 62650-2299
(217) 245-3000

Illinois College is located in town of Jacksonville, Illinois and it offers one program in chemistry. This school is a 4-year institution.

18. Blackburn College

700 College Ave
Carlinville, IL 62626
(217) 854-3231

Blackburn College is located in town of Carlinville, Illinois and it offers one chemistry program. This school is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

19. Loyola University - Chicago

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

Loyola University-Chicago offers three programs in chemistry. Out of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in chemistry by Loyola, one chemistry degree at the master's level, and one doctorate level chemistry degree. This large university is 8.4 miles from the center of the city. This university is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. In terms of programs, it is the third largest institution in the state of Illinois offering chemistry.

20. Dominican University

7900 W Division St
River Forest, IL 60305
(708) 366-2490

Dominican University is in the suburbs of River Forest, Illinois and it offers one program in chemistry.

21. Governors State University

1 University Pky
University Park, IL 60484
(708) 534-5000

Governors State University is in the suburbs of University Park, Illinois and it offers one chemistry program. 5,660 students pursue degrees in 57 programs at this school, overall.

22. Lewis University

One University Parkway
Romeoville, IL 60446-2200
(815) 838-0500

Lewis University is in Romeoville, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in chemistry. It is a 4-year institution.

23. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

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

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is in Carbondale, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This university offers three chemistry programs. Of those, this research university offers students one bachelor's level degree in chemistry, one master's level chemistry degree, and one doctorate level degree in chemistry. SIUC is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. In terms of programs, this university is the sixth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering chemistry.

24. The University of Illinois at Springfield

One University Plaza
Springfield, IL 62703-5407
(217) 206-6600

The University of Illinois at Springfield is near the heart of downtown and this school offers one program in chemistry. UIS is a public 4-year institution.

25. Roosevelt University

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

Roosevelt University is located in the center of Chicago and it offers one program in chemistry. Overall, 6,766 students pursue degrees in 113 programs at this school.

26. Greenville College

315 E. College Ave
Greenville, IL 62246
(618) 664-2800

Greenville College offers one chemistry program. This school is a 4-year institution.

27. DePaul University

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

DePaul University is located in the center of Chicago. It offers two chemistry programs. Of those, DePaul offers students one bachelor's level chemistry degree and one master's level chemistry degree. 25,145 students pursue degrees in 247 DePaul University programs, overall.

28. Bradley University

1501 W Bradley Ave
Peoria, IL 61625-0001
(309) 676-7611

Bradley University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Peoria, IL. It offers two programs in chemistry. Of those, Bradley offers one bachelor's level chemistry degree to students and one degree at the master's level in chemistry. It is a 4-year institution.

29. Olivet Nazarene University

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

Olivet Nazarene University offers one program in chemistry and ONU is in the suburbs of Bourbonnais, Illinois. It is a 4-year institution.

30. 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 near the center of the city. This university offers three chemistry programs. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in chemistry by Illinois, one master's level chemistry degree, and one degree at the doctorate level in chemistry. This university is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. UIUC is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering chemistry in terms of programs.

31. McKendree University

701 College Rd
Lebanon, IL 62254-1291
(618) 537-4481

Founded in 1828, McKendree University is a 4-year institution. This school is in the suburbs of Lebanon, Illinois. This liberal arts college is the oldest institution in the state of Illinois. This school offers subjects such as human resources, chemistry, and counseling. This school offers one degree at the associates level, 46 bachelors level degrees, and seven masters level degrees to students. In 2010, 3,299 students pursued degrees from the 50 programs at McK. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This liberal arts college is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

32. Northern Illinois University

1425 W. Lincoln Hwy.
Dekalb, IL 60115-2828
(800) 892-3050

Northern Illinois University is in the suburbs of Dekalb, Illinois. It offers three chemistry programs. Out of those, students are offered one chemistry degree at the bachelor's level by it, one master's level degree in chemistry, and one doctorate level chemistry degree. This public university is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the fourth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering chemistry.

33. Concordia University - Chicago

7400 Augusta
River Forest, IL 60305-1499
(708) 771-8300

Concordia University-Chicago is located in the suburbs of River Forest, Illinois and CUC offers one program in chemistry. It is a 4-year institution. It is the eighth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering chemistry in terms of programs.

34. Eastern Illinois University

600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 581-5000

Eastern Illinois University is in Charleston, IL. It offers two programs in chemistry. Of those, students are offered one chemistry degree at the bachelor's level by it and one master's level chemistry degree. This big school is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois.

35. North Central College

30 N Brainard St
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 637-5100

North Central College offers one chemistry program and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Naperville, IL. Overall, 2,902 students seek degrees in 66 programs at this small school.

36. Elmhurst College

190 Prospect Ave
Elmhurst, IL 60126-3096
(630) 617-3500

Elmhurst College is in the suburbs of Elmhurst, Illinois and it offers one program in chemistry. This school is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

37. Chicago State University

9501 S. King Drive
Chicago, IL 60628-1598
(773) 995-2000

Chicago State University offers one program in chemistry. This school is a public 4-year institution.

38. Western Illinois University

1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
(309) 295-1414

Western Illinois University is in Macomb, IL. It offers three programs in chemistry. Specifically, it offers two chemistry degrees at the bachelor's level to students and one master's level chemistry degree. 12,585 students seek degrees in 111 programs at this public school, overall.

39. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Il State Rte 157
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1001
(618) 650-2000

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is located in the suburbs of Edwardsville, Illinois. SIUE offers two chemistry programs. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in chemistry by this university and one master's level degree in chemistry. This university is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois.

40. Millikin University

1184 W Main St
Decatur, IL 62522-2084
(217) 424-6211

Millikin University, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is in Decatur, IL and this school offers one program in chemistry. It is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

41. Illinois State University

North and School Streets
Normal, IL 61790-1000
(309) 438-2111

Illinois State University is located in the center of Normal. It offers two programs in chemistry. Of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in chemistry by it and one master's level chemistry degree. 21,134 students pursue degrees in 131 Illinois State University programs, overall. Illinois State is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering chemistry.

42. Saint Xavier University

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

Saint Xavier University is near Chicago, IL and this school offers one program in chemistry. SXU is a 4-year institution.

43. The Illinois Institute of Technology

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

The Illinois Institute of Technology, which is 3.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Chicago, IL. It offers four programs in chemistry. Out of those, this research university offers one chemistry degree at the bachelor's level to students, two chemistry degrees at the master's level, and one chemistry degree at the doctorate level. 7,774 students seek degrees in 114 Illinois Tech programs, overall. It is the biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering chemistry in terms of programs.

44. The University of Illinois at Chicago

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

The University of Illinois at Chicago is 1.2 miles from the center of the city. This university offers three programs in chemistry. Out of those, this research university offers students one chemistry degree at the bachelor's level, one master's level chemistry degree, and one degree at the doctorate level in chemistry. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering chemistry.

45. North Park University

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

North Park University, which is 7.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Chicago, IL and it offers one chemistry program.

46. Northwestern University

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

Northwestern University offers three chemistry programs. More specifically, it offers one bachelor's level degree in chemistry to students, one master's level chemistry degree, and one chemistry degree at the doctorate level. This research university, which is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Evanston, IL. Northwestern is a 4-year research institution. NU is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering chemistry programs.