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Computer Engineering Schools in Illinois

There are eight Illinois schools offering computer engineering programs. In 2010, 168 students graduated from programs at Illinois computer engineering schools. 153 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 14 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

179 students graduate from programs in this state in computer engineering, on average, per year. This accounts for 2% of computer engineering students who US schools graduate. Specifically, 153 students graduated with a degree in computer engineering at the bachelor's level, 14 with a master's level degree, and one with a degree at the doctorate level.

Eight computer engineering schools are located in Illinois. And of these, while four schools are public, four schools are private. While tuition at a public computer engineering school varies from $8,401 to $13,096, private computer engineering school tuition varies from $25,424 to $40,223.

Average tuition for computer engineering programs is $21,300. The highest tuition for computer engineering programs, which is $40,223 per year, is at Northwestern University, while the lowest tuition in Illinois, which is $8,401 every year, is at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

Schools in Illinois offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in computer engineering.

Computer Engineering Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

179 students graduate from programs in this state in computer engineering, on average, per year. This accounts for 2% of computer engineering students who US schools graduate. Specifically, 153 students graduated with a degree in computer engineering at the bachelor's level, 14 with a master's level degree, and one with a degree at the doctorate level.

Computer Engineering Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 254
  • Bachelor 2007: 210
  • Bachelor 2008: 178
  • Bachelor 2009: 167
  • Bachelor 2010: 153
  • Master 2006: 15
  • Master 2007: 15
  • Master 2008: 13
  • Master 2009: 19
  • Master 2010: 14
  • Doctorate 2006: 0
  • Doctorate 2007: 4
  • Doctorate 2008: 0
  • Doctorate 2009: 1
  • Doctorate 2010: 1

Computer Engineering Program Availability in Illinois

Illinois schools offer a total of 11 computer engineering programs. Of these programs, about 72.7% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Computer Engineering Program Availability in Illinois

  • Bachelor: 8
  • Master: 2
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Computer Hardware Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Computer Hardware Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Computer Hardware Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 56190
  • 25th Percentile: 70020
  • Median: 90270
  • 75th Percentile: 111310
  • 90th Percentile: 139330

Career Trends

Computer Hardware Engineers — Employment Trend

Computer Hardware Engineers — Employment Trend

Computer Hardware Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 79910
  • Median Salary 2007: 84840
  • Median Salary 2008: 90140
  • Median Salary 2009: 91760
  • Median Salary 2010: 90270
  • Total Employed 2006: 2070
  • Total Employed 2007: 2180
  • Total Employed 2008: 1360
  • Total Employed 2009: 1110
  • Total Employed 2010: 1430

Illinois vs National Computer Engineering Employment

Illinois vs National Computer Engineering Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 2.136% (1430)

Computer Engineering Schools in Illinois

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1. 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. and it offers one computer engineering program. SIUC is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in computer engineering.

2. Bradley University

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

Bradley University, which is 1.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Peoria, IL and BU offers one program in computer engineering. 5,813 students pursue degrees in 141 programs at Bradley, overall. It is the largest institution in the state of Illinois offering computer engineering in terms of programs.

3. Olivet Nazarene University

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

Olivet Nazarene University is in the suburbs of Bourbonnais, Illinois and this school offers one program in computer engineering. Olivet is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois. This school is the eighth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering computer engineering.

4. 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 heart of downtown and the U of I offers one computer engineering program. It is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. In terms of programs, this big university is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering computer engineering.

5. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

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

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville offers one computer engineering program and this university is in the suburbs of Edwardsville, Illinois. Overall, 14,133 students seek degrees in 112 programs at this university. In terms of enrollment, it ranks fifth in the state of Illinois.

6. The Illinois Institute of Technology

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

The Illinois Institute of Technology offers four programs in computer engineering. Of those, this university offers one bachelor's level computer engineering degree to students, two degrees at the master's level in computer engineering, and one degree at the doctorate level in computer engineering. IIT, which is near the center of the city, is located in Chicago, IL. Illinois Tech is one of 10 research universities in Illinois. This mid-sized university is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in computer engineering.

7. The University of Illinois at Chicago

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

The University of Illinois at Chicago offers one computer engineering program and it is near the heart of downtown. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. UIC is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in computer engineering.

8. Northwestern University

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

Northwestern University offers one computer engineering program and Northwestern, which is near the center of the city, is located in Evanston, IL. This large university is a 4-year research institution. It is the third largest institution in the state of Illinois offering computer engineering.