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Criminal Justice Schools in Illinois

There are 81 Illinois schools offering criminal justice programs. 3,913 students graduated from programs at Illinois criminal justice schools in 2010. 2,125 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 850 students graduated with certificates.

Overview

3,830 students graduate from programs in this state in criminal justice, on average, each year. This accounts for 4% of criminal justice students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 850 students graduated with certificates in criminal justice, 773 with an associate's level degree, 2,125 with a bachelor's level degree, 163 with a master's level degree, and two with a degree at the doctorate level.

81 criminal justice schools are in this state. Of these, while 29 schools are private, 52 schools are public. While public criminal justice school tuition varies from $7,492 to $12,053, tuition at a private criminal justice school varies from $13,560 to $42,041.

Average tuition for programs in criminal justice is $20,040. The lowest tuition in Illinois, which is $7,492 per year, is at Northeastern Illinois University, while the highest tuition for criminal justice programs, which is $42,041 every year, is at the University of Chicago.

Schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in criminal justice.

Criminal Justice Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

3,830 students graduate from programs in this state in criminal justice, on average, each year. This accounts for 4% of criminal justice students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 850 students graduated with certificates in criminal justice, 773 with an associate's level degree, 2,125 with a bachelor's level degree, 163 with a master's level degree, and two with a degree at the doctorate level.

Criminal Justice Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 721
  • Certificate 2007: 480
  • Certificate 2008: 439
  • Certificate 2009: 497
  • Certificate 2010: 850
  • Associate 2006: 703
  • Associate 2007: 1055
  • Associate 2008: 1001
  • Associate 2009: 764
  • Associate 2010: 773
  • Bachelor 2006: 2041
  • Bachelor 2007: 2281
  • Bachelor 2008: 2141
  • Bachelor 2009: 2037
  • Bachelor 2010: 2125
  • Master 2006: 136
  • Master 2007: 182
  • Master 2008: 164
  • Master 2009: 185
  • Master 2010: 163
  • Doctorate 2006: 3
  • Doctorate 2007: 2
  • Doctorate 2008: 3
  • Doctorate 2009: 3
  • Doctorate 2010: 2

Criminal Justice Program Availability in Illinois

Schools in this state offer a total of 154 criminal justice programs. Of these programs, 39% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

Criminal Justice Program Availability in Illinois

  • Certificate: 46
  • Associate: 60
  • Bachelor: 36
  • Master: 11
  • Doctorate: 1

Bailiffs — Salary by Percentile

Bailiffs — Salary by Percentile

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Court Clerks — Salary by Percentile

Court Clerks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17310
  • 25th Percentile: 22000
  • Median: 29580
  • 75th Percentile: 39040
  • 90th Percentile: 52620

Lawyers — Salary by Percentile

Lawyers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 55480
  • 25th Percentile: 79520
  • Median: 122890
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37710
  • 25th Percentile: 51000
  • Median: 64810
  • 75th Percentile: 76040
  • 90th Percentile: 87400

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates — Salary by Percentile

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 152530
  • 25th Percentile: 158670
  • Median: 166400
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Legal Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

Legal Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27080
  • 25th Percentile: 33450
  • Median: 42210
  • 75th Percentile: 51980
  • 90th Percentile: 65410

Police Detectives — Salary by Percentile

Police Detectives — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 50650
  • 25th Percentile: 61900
  • Median: 78630
  • 75th Percentile: 103690
  • 90th Percentile: 127020

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34700
  • 25th Percentile: 52220
  • Median: 70660
  • 75th Percentile: 82910
  • 90th Percentile: 94560

Fraud Examiners, Investigators and Analysts — Salary by Percentile

Fraud Examiners, Investigators and Analysts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38050
  • 25th Percentile: 46450
  • Median: 60400
  • 75th Percentile: 86520
  • 90th Percentile: 115750

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31990
  • 25th Percentile: 39010
  • Median: 51410
  • 75th Percentile: 65020
  • 90th Percentile: 76190

Judicial Law Clerks — Salary by Percentile

Judicial Law Clerks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26960
  • 25th Percentile: 36720
  • Median: 45260
  • 75th Percentile: 55370
  • 90th Percentile: 70550

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives — Salary by Percentile

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 60900
  • 25th Percentile: 82840
  • Median: 95860
  • 75th Percentile: 110780
  • 90th Percentile: 129750

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers — Salary by Percentile

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 55770
  • 25th Percentile: 63330
  • Median: 69950
  • 75th Percentile: 77860
  • 90th Percentile: 88250

Security Guards — Salary by Percentile

Security Guards — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18110
  • 25th Percentile: 19610
  • Median: 23050
  • 75th Percentile: 29090
  • 90th Percentile: 37620

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 46950
  • 25th Percentile: 55840
  • Median: 72350
  • 75th Percentile: 89220
  • 90th Percentile: 105980

Security Management Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Security Management Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26180
  • 25th Percentile: 38700
  • Median: 55320
  • 75th Percentile: 77470
  • 90th Percentile: 106500

Security Managers — Salary by Percentile

Security Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 45020
  • 25th Percentile: 61850
  • Median: 85870
  • 75th Percentile: 117250
  • 90th Percentile: 157330

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers — Salary by Percentile

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
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  • Median: 69125
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Correctional Officers and Jailers — Salary by Percentile

Correctional Officers and Jailers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40480
  • 25th Percentile: 48540
  • Median: 53160
  • 75th Percentile: 57720
  • 90th Percentile: 61660

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34110
  • 25th Percentile: 40090
  • Median: 47090
  • 75th Percentile: 55850
  • 90th Percentile: 67000

Bailiffs — Employment Trend

Bailiffs — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006:
  • Median Salary 2007:
  • Median Salary 2008:
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  • Median Salary 2010:
  • Total Employed 2006: 1550
  • Total Employed 2007: 1570
  • Total Employed 2008: 1575
  • Total Employed 2009: 1570
  • Total Employed 2010: 1520

Court Clerks — Employment Trend

Court Clerks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 27645
  • Median Salary 2007: 28700
  • Median Salary 2008: 29150
  • Median Salary 2009: 31870
  • Median Salary 2010: 29580
  • Total Employed 2006: 2520
  • Total Employed 2007: 2670
  • Total Employed 2008: 3150
  • Total Employed 2009: 2120
  • Total Employed 2010: 1970

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54160
  • Median Salary 2007: 56130
  • Median Salary 2008: 62950
  • Median Salary 2009: 64260
  • Median Salary 2010: 72350
  • Total Employed 2006: 910
  • Total Employed 2007: 810
  • Total Employed 2008: 700
  • Total Employed 2009: 690
  • Total Employed 2010: 580

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Employment Trend

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 49690
  • Median Salary 2007: 53350
  • Median Salary 2008: 55180
  • Median Salary 2009: 61780
  • Median Salary 2010: 64810
  • Total Employed 2006: 2550
  • Total Employed 2007: 2820
  • Total Employed 2008: 2820
  • Total Employed 2009: 2570
  • Total Employed 2010: 2170

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates — Employment Trend

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 145600
  • Median Salary 2007: 145600
  • Median Salary 2008: 151600
  • Median Salary 2009: 166400
  • Median Salary 2010: 166400
  • Total Employed 2006: 1060
  • Total Employed 2007: 1060
  • Total Employed 2008: 1075
  • Total Employed 2009: 1090
  • Total Employed 2010: 1060

Legal Secretaries — Employment Trend

Legal Secretaries — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39440
  • Median Salary 2007: 39550
  • Median Salary 2008: 41150
  • Median Salary 2009: 41850
  • Median Salary 2010: 42210
  • Total Employed 2006: 14080
  • Total Employed 2007: 15250
  • Total Employed 2008: 14510
  • Total Employed 2009: 14020
  • Total Employed 2010: 13040

Police Detectives — Employment Trend

Police Detectives — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 76030
  • Median Salary 2007: 80210
  • Median Salary 2008: 72960
  • Median Salary 2009: 75420
  • Median Salary 2010: 78630
  • Total Employed 2006: 3700
  • Total Employed 2007: 3960
  • Total Employed 2008: 2920
  • Total Employed 2009: 2840
  • Total Employed 2010: 2970

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 59930
  • Median Salary 2007: 63630
  • Median Salary 2008: 67200
  • Median Salary 2009: 69900
  • Median Salary 2010: 70660
  • Total Employed 2006: 29700
  • Total Employed 2007: 31180
  • Total Employed 2008: 31970
  • Total Employed 2009: 31390
  • Total Employed 2010: 30110

Fraud Examiners, Investigators and Analysts — Employment Trend

Fraud Examiners, Investigators and Analysts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56630
  • Median Salary 2007: 56810
  • Median Salary 2008: 62220
  • Median Salary 2009: 60320
  • Median Salary 2010: 60400
  • Total Employed 2006: 11820
  • Total Employed 2007: 12220
  • Total Employed 2008: 10570
  • Total Employed 2009: 8300
  • Total Employed 2010: 7780

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 43910
  • Median Salary 2007: 49900
  • Median Salary 2008: 51090
  • Median Salary 2009: 53320
  • Median Salary 2010: 51410
  • Total Employed 2006: 7250
  • Total Employed 2007: 8180
  • Total Employed 2008: 8660
  • Total Employed 2009: 8310
  • Total Employed 2010: 9010

Judicial Law Clerks — Employment Trend

Judicial Law Clerks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41480
  • Median Salary 2007: 40590
  • Median Salary 2008: 39810
  • Median Salary 2009: 42480
  • Median Salary 2010: 45260
  • Total Employed 2006: 2020
  • Total Employed 2007: 2240
  • Total Employed 2008: 2230
  • Total Employed 2009: 2220
  • Total Employed 2010: 1660

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives — Employment Trend

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 80100
  • Median Salary 2007: 86370
  • Median Salary 2008: 91660
  • Median Salary 2009: 93350
  • Median Salary 2010: 95860
  • Total Employed 2006: 3030
  • Total Employed 2007: 4160
  • Total Employed 2008: 5120
  • Total Employed 2009: 5610
  • Total Employed 2010: 5080

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers — Employment Trend

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60490
  • Median Salary 2007: 65650
  • Median Salary 2008: 66140
  • Median Salary 2009: 65920
  • Median Salary 2010: 69950
  • Total Employed 2006: 640
  • Total Employed 2007: 1730
  • Total Employed 2008: 1690
  • Total Employed 2009: 1780
  • Total Employed 2010: 1600

Security Guards — Employment Trend

Security Guards — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 21980
  • Median Salary 2007: 23520
  • Median Salary 2008: 23790
  • Median Salary 2009: 23540
  • Median Salary 2010: 23050
  • Total Employed 2006: 47820
  • Total Employed 2007: 47370
  • Total Employed 2008: 46330
  • Total Employed 2009: 45310
  • Total Employed 2010: 46570

Lawyers — Employment Trend

Lawyers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 120760
  • Median Salary 2007: 116120
  • Median Salary 2008: 125690
  • Median Salary 2009: 125110
  • Median Salary 2010: 122890
  • Total Employed 2006: 32340
  • Total Employed 2007: 32200
  • Total Employed 2008: 31010
  • Total Employed 2009: 29780
  • Total Employed 2010: 28720

Correctional Officers and Jailers — Employment Trend

Correctional Officers and Jailers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45310
  • Median Salary 2007: 46180
  • Median Salary 2008: 54190
  • Median Salary 2009: 53310
  • Median Salary 2010: 53160
  • Total Employed 2006: 12810
  • Total Employed 2007: 13440
  • Total Employed 2008: 12430
  • Total Employed 2009: 12350
  • Total Employed 2010: 11990

Security Managers — Employment Trend

Security Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 72750
  • Median Salary 2007: 83650
  • Median Salary 2008: 89010
  • Median Salary 2009: 88320
  • Median Salary 2010: 85870
  • Total Employed 2006: 34870
  • Total Employed 2007: 43130
  • Total Employed 2008: 48680
  • Total Employed 2009: 51390
  • Total Employed 2010: 43790

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers — Employment Trend

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57990
  • Median Salary 2007: 58550
  • Median Salary 2008: 62010
  • Median Salary 2009: 65470
  • Median Salary 2010: 69125
  • Total Employed 2006: 680
  • Total Employed 2007: 680
  • Total Employed 2008: 655
  • Total Employed 2009: 630
  • Total Employed 2010: 610

Security Management Specialists — Employment Trend

Security Management Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55340
  • Median Salary 2007: 53900
  • Median Salary 2008: 53220
  • Median Salary 2009: 54420
  • Median Salary 2010: 55320
  • Total Employed 2006: 64630
  • Total Employed 2007: 84230
  • Total Employed 2008: 93955
  • Total Employed 2009: 103680
  • Total Employed 2010: 93030

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42080
  • Median Salary 2007: 44270
  • Median Salary 2008: 46080
  • Median Salary 2009: 45540
  • Median Salary 2010: 47090
  • Total Employed 2006: 1600
  • Total Employed 2007: 1330
  • Total Employed 2008: 1110
  • Total Employed 2009: 1050
  • Total Employed 2010: 1085

Illinois vs National Criminal Justice Employment

Illinois vs National Criminal Justice Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 5.806% (304345)

Criminal Justice Schools in Illinois

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1. Argosy University - Chicago

225 N. Michigan Ave- Ste 1300
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 777-7600

Argosy University-Chicago is a for-profit 4-year institution. Argosy, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Chicago, IL. This small school offers students two certificates, three bachelors level degrees, four masters level degrees, and four degrees at the doctoral level. 1,464 students pursued degrees from the eight programs at Argosy in 2010. It offers subjects including business management and criminal justice. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities accredits Argosy.

2. John Wood Community College

1301 S 48th Street
Quincy, IL 62305-8736
(217) 224-6500

John Wood Community College offers one program in criminal justice and it is located in Quincy, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

3. 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 located in Elgin, IL and this school offers one criminal justice program. It is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

4. Danville Area Community College

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

Danville Area Community College is 2.1 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers four programs in criminal justice. Specifically, this college offers students one certificate in criminal justice and three criminal justice degrees at the associate's level. It is a public 2-year institution.

5. Heartland Community College

1500 West Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761-9446
(309) 268-8000

Heartland Community College, which is very close to Normal, Illinois, is located in a rural area. It offers two programs in criminal justice. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in criminal justice by this community college and one associate's level degree in criminal justice. This community college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

6. ITT Technical Institute - Mount Prospect

1401 Feehanville Road
Mount Prospect, IL 60056-9823
(847) 375-8800

ITT Technical Institute-Mount Prospect offers two programs in criminal justice. More specifically, it offers one associate's level degree in criminal justice to students and one criminal justice degree at the bachelor's level. This school is in the suburbs of Mount Prospect, Illinois. Overall, 513 students pursue degrees in 16 ITT programs.

7. Springfield College in Illinois

1500 North Fifth Street
Springfield, IL 62702-2694
(217) 525-1420

Springfield College in Illinois offers one criminal justice program and this school is near the heart of downtown. It is a 2-year institution.

8. 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 three programs in criminal justice. More specifically, it offers two criminal justice certificates to students and one associate's level degree in criminal justice. It is 9.7 miles from the center of the city. Overall, 8,965 students pursue degrees in 30 City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College programs.

9. Sauk Valley Community College

173 Illinois Rt 2
Dixon, IL 61021
(815) 288-5511

Sauk Valley Community College is located in Dixon, IL. This college offers two programs in criminal justice. It offers students two associate's level degrees in criminal justice. This community college is a public 2-year institution.

10. MacMurray College

447 E. College Ave
Jacksonville, IL 62650-2590
(217) 479-7000

MacMurray College is located in Jacksonville, IL. It offers two criminal justice programs. Of those, it offers students one associate's level degree in criminal justice and one criminal justice degree at the bachelor's level. Mac is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

11. Quincy University

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

Quincy University offers one program in criminal justice. This school is a 4-year institution. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering criminal justice programs.

12. Benedictine University

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

Founded in 1887, Benedictine University is a 4-year institution. This school is located in the suburbs of Lisle, Illinois. Students are offered one certificate, one degree at the associates level, 52 degrees at the bachelors level, 18 masters level degrees, and two degrees at the doctoral level by this school. 6,892 students pursued degrees from the 69 programs at this mid-sized school in 2010. This school offers subjects including sports management and management. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this school.

13. ITT Technical Institute - Oak Brook

800 Jorie Boulevard- Suite 100
Oak Brook, IL 60523
(630) 472-7000

ITT Technical Institute-Oak Brook is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is in the suburbs of Oak Brook, Illinois. This school is one of several campuses. It offers eight associates level degrees and seven bachelors level degrees to students. In 2010, 470 students pursued degrees from the 12 programs at ITT Tech. ITT offers subjects such as project management and drafting. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits this technical college. It is one of 8 technical colleges in Illinois.

14. Northeastern Illinois University

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

Northeastern Illinois University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Chicago, IL and it offers one program in criminal justice. 11,746 students seek degrees in 69 programs at this public school, overall. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in criminal justice.

15. Illinois Eastern Community Colleges - Olney Central College

305 N West Street
Olney, IL 62450
(618) 393-2982

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Olney Central College offers one criminal justice program. It is a public 2-year institution.

16. Shawnee Community College

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

Shawnee Community College is located in Ullin, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college offers two programs in criminal justice. More specifically, it offers students one certificate in criminal justice and one criminal justice degree at the associate's level. It is a public 2-year institution.

17. The University of Phoenix - Chicago

1500 McConnor Pkwy Ste 700
Schaumburg, IL 60173-4395
(847) 413-1922

The University of Phoenix-Chicago is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school, which is 2.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Schaumburg, IL. This school is one of several campuses. It offers subjects including technology, project management, and law enforcement. This school offers students five bachelors level degrees and two degrees at the masters level. In 2010, 1,269 students sought degrees from the six programs at this school. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it.

18. Northwestern College - Southwestern

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

Northwestern College-Southwestern is in the suburbs of Bridgeview, Illinois and this school offers one program in criminal justice. 1,244 students pursue degrees in 33 Northwestern College-Southwestern programs, overall.

19. Illinois Eastern Community Colleges - Lincoln Trail College

11220 State Hwy 1
Robinson, IL 62454
(618) 393-2982

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Lincoln Trail College offers one program in criminal justice and this college is located in town of Robinson, Illinois. 1,062 students pursue degrees in 20 programs at this community college, overall.

20. Kendall College

900 N. North Branch St.
Chicago, IL 60642
(312) 752-2000

Kendall College is a for-profit 4-year institution, founded in 1934. This school, which is near the center of the city, is in Chicago, IL. This school offers subjects such as education, business, and pastry arts. It offers two certificates, two associates level degrees, and eight bachelors level degrees to students. 2,545 students sought degrees from the nine programs at Kendall in 2010. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

21. 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 offers one program in criminal justice. Overall, 4,868 students pursue degrees in 22 City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College programs.

22. ITT Technical Institute - Orland Park

11551 184th Place
Orland Park, IL 60467
(708) 326-3200

ITT Technical Institute-Orland Park offers two programs in criminal justice. Out of those, students are offered one associate's level criminal justice degree by it and one bachelor's level degree in criminal justice. This school is in Orland Park, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is a for-profit 4-year institution.

23. Illinois Valley Community College

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

Illinois Valley Community College is in Oglesby, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college offers three criminal justice programs. Specifically, it offers students one criminal justice certificate and two associate's level criminal justice degrees. 4,507 students pursue degrees in 46 Illinois Valley Community College programs, overall.

24. Illinois Eastern Community Colleges - Frontier Community Coll

Frontier Drive
Fairfield, IL 62837
(618) 393-2982

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Frontier Community Coll, which is very close to Fairfield, Illinois, is in a rural setting and it offers one criminal justice program. This college is a public 2-year institution.

25. The University of Chicago

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

The University of Chicago offers one program in criminal justice and UC is near the heart of downtown. This university is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. This university is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering criminal justice in terms of programs.

26. Eureka College

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

Eureka College offers one criminal justice program. Overall, 782 students pursue degrees in 30 Eureka College programs.

27. The Taylor Business Institute

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

The Taylor Business Institute is located in the center of Chicago and it offers one program in criminal justice. Overall, 431 students seek degrees in six Taylor Business Institute programs.

28. Ellis University

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

Founded in 2008, Ellis University is a 4-year institution. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Chicago, IL. This school offers subjects including forensic accounting and teaching. This very small school offers one certificate, two associates level degrees, 11 degrees at the bachelors level, and five degrees at the masters level to students. 1,338 students pursued degrees from the 15 programs at this school in 2010. It is accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council, Accrediting Commission. Ellis is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

29. Rasmussen College - Illinois

6000 East State Street- 4th Floor
Rockford, IL 61108-2513
(815) 316-4800

Rasmussen College-Illinois, which is near the center of the city, is located in Rockford, IL and it offers one criminal justice program. Overall, 2,193 students pursue degrees in 20 programs at Rasmussen.

30. Argosy University - Schaumburg

999 North Plaza Dr.- Suite 111
Schaumburg, IL 60173-5403
(847) 969-4900

Argosy University-Schaumburg is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Schaumburg, IL. This school is one of several campuses. Argosy offers subjects including educational leadership, business, and psychology. This school offers one certificate, three bachelors level degrees, four degrees at the masters level, and five degrees at the doctoral level to students. 796 students pursued degrees from the eight programs at this school in 2010. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities accredits it.

31. 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 is 6.2 miles from the center of the city. It offers two programs in criminal justice. Specifically, this college offers one certificate in criminal justice to students and one degree at the associate's level in criminal justice. 12,947 students pursue degrees in 25 City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College programs, overall.

32. Blackburn College

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

Blackburn College offers one program in criminal justice and it is in town of Carlinville, Illinois. It is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois. It is the oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering criminal justice programs.

33. Loyola University - Chicago

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

Loyola University-Chicago is 8.4 miles from the center of the city. This university offers three criminal justice programs. More specifically, this university offers students two bachelor's level degrees in criminal justice and one master's level degree in criminal justice. It is a 4-year research institution. This research university is the second largest institution in the state of Illinois offering criminal justice in terms of programs.

34. Governors State University

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

Governors State University is located in the suburbs of University Park, Illinois and it offers one criminal justice program. 5,660 students pursue degrees in 57 Governors State University programs, overall.

35. Lewis University

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

Lewis University, which is very close to Romeoville, Illinois, is located in a rural setting. This school offers five criminal justice programs. Specifically, it offers three bachelor's level criminal justice degrees to students and two degrees at the master's level in criminal justice. 6,139 students pursue degrees in 103 programs at this school, overall.

36. Southeastern Illinois College

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

Southeastern Illinois College is in Harrisburg, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college offers three programs in criminal justice. More specifically, this community college offers students two criminal justice certificates and one associate's level criminal justice degree. It is a public 2-year institution.

37. 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. SIUC offers two criminal justice programs. Out of those, SIUC offers one degree at the bachelor's level in criminal justice to students and one master's level degree in criminal justice. Overall, 20,037 students pursue degrees in 218 programs at this public university. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering criminal justice.

38. 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. This school offers two programs in criminal justice. Out of those, it offers students one bachelor's level criminal justice degree and one degree at the master's level in criminal justice. It is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the seventh largest institution in the state of Illinois offering criminal justice.

39. City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College

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

City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College is near the heart of downtown. It offers three criminal justice programs. Out of those, it offers students two certificates in criminal justice and one degree at the associate's level in criminal justice. 12,660 students seek degrees in 40 programs at this community college, overall.

40. The University of St Francis

500 N Wilcox St
Joliet, IL 60435-6188
(815) 740-3360

The University of St Francis, which is near the center of the city, is located in Joliet, IL and it offers one criminal justice program.

41. 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. It offers two criminal justice programs. Of those, students are offered one criminal justice certificate by this community college and one associate's level degree in criminal justice. It is a public 2-year institution.

42. Roosevelt University

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

Roosevelt University is located in the center of Chicago and this school offers one program in criminal justice.

43. The College of DuPage

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

The College of DuPage offers two criminal justice programs. More specifically, students are offered one criminal justice certificate by it and one degree at the associate's level in criminal justice. This community college is located in the suburbs of Glen Ellyn, Illinois. It is a public 2-year institution.

44. Carl Sandburg College

2400 Tom L. Wilson Boulevard
Galesburg, IL 61401
(309) 344-2518

Carl Sandburg College is in Galesburg, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in criminal justice. This college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. This small college is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering criminal justice in terms of programs.

45. Elgin Community College

1700 Spartan Drive
Elgin, IL 60123-7193
(847) 697-1000

Elgin Community College offers two programs in criminal justice. Of those, students are offered one certificate in criminal justice by this college and one degree at the associate's level in criminal justice. It is near the center of the city. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

46. Greenville College

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

Greenville College offers one program in criminal justice. GC is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

47. Lincoln College

300 Keokuk St
Lincoln, IL 62656
(217) 732-3155x242

Lincoln College offers two criminal justice programs. Specifically, this school offers students one associate's level degree in criminal justice and one degree at the bachelor's level in criminal justice. This school is the tenth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering criminal justice in terms of programs.

48. John A Logan College

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

John A Logan College is in town of Carterville, Illinois. It offers two criminal justice programs. Specifically, it offers students one certificate in criminal justice and one degree at the associate's level in criminal justice. This school is a public 2-year institution.

49. 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 in Peoria, IL and BU offers one program in criminal justice. Bradley is a 4-year institution.

50. Kaskaskia College

27210 College Rd
Centralia, IL 62801
(618) 545-3000

Kaskaskia College offers two criminal justice programs. Of those, this college offers one certificate in criminal justice to students and one associate's level degree in criminal justice. It is located in Centralia, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college is a public 2-year institution.

51. Southwestern Illinois College

2500 Carlyle Ave
Belleville, IL 62221-5899
(618) 235-2700

Southwestern Illinois College offers four programs in criminal justice. More specifically, it offers students three certificates in criminal justice and one criminal justice degree at the associate's level. This school is in Belleville, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. 13,221 students pursue degrees in 100 Southwestern Illinois College programs, overall.

52. Morton College

3801 S Central Ave
Cicero, IL 60804-4398
(708) 656-8000

Morton College offers one program in criminal justice and this college is located in the suburbs of Cicero, Illinois. Overall, 5,459 students seek degrees in 32 Morton College programs.

53. Olivet Nazarene University

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

Olivet Nazarene University offers one criminal justice program and Olivet is located in the suburbs of Bourbonnais, Illinois. Overall, 4,550 students seek degrees in 89 programs at this school.

54. Triton College

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

Triton College offers two programs in criminal justice. Specifically, this college offers one criminal justice certificate to students and one criminal justice degree at the associate's level. This large college is located in the suburbs of River Grove, Illinois. This community college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

55. McHenry County College

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

McHenry County College offers one criminal justice program and this college is located in Crystal Lake, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 7,392 students seek degrees in 47 McHenry County College programs.

56. Lincoln Land Community College

5250 Shepherd Rd
Springfield, IL 62794-9256
(217) 786-2200

Lincoln Land Community College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Springfield, IL. This college offers four criminal justice programs. Out of those, students are offered three criminal justice certificates by it and one associate's level degree in criminal justice. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. This college is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering criminal justice in terms of programs.

57. 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 three programs in criminal justice. Out of those, this community college offers two criminal justice certificates to students and one associate's level criminal justice degree. 3,807 students seek degrees in 62 Richland Community College programs, overall.

58. Harper College

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

Harper College is in the suburbs of Palatine, Illinois. It offers five programs in criminal justice. Of those, this school offers students three criminal justice certificates and two criminal justice degrees at the associate's level. Overall, 16,060 students pursue degrees in 94 programs at this school. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks seventh in the state of Illinois.

59. Oakton Community College

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

Oakton Community College, which is 1.5 miles from the center of the city, is located in Des Plaines, IL. It offers two programs in criminal justice. More specifically, this community college offers students one certificate in criminal justice and one criminal justice degree at the associate's level. Overall, 11,837 students pursue degrees in 73 programs at this college.

60. Kishwaukee College

21193 Malta Rd
Malta, IL 60150-9699
(815) 825-2086

Kishwaukee College is in Malta, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in criminal justice. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

61. Parkland College

2400 W Bradley Ave
Champaign, IL 61821-1899
(217) 351-2200

Parkland College, which is 2.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Champaign, IL and it offers one criminal justice program. It is a public 2-year institution.

62. Aurora University

347 S Gladstone Ave
Aurora, IL 60506-4892
(630) 892-6431

Aurora University is located in the suburbs of Aurora, Illinois and it offers one criminal justice program. 4,437 students seek degrees in 47 AU programs, overall.

63. Lewis and Clark Community College

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

Lewis and Clark Community College is in Godfrey, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college offers two programs in criminal justice. Of those, it offers students one certificate in criminal justice and one criminal justice degree at the associate's level. Overall, 8,406 students pursue degrees in 69 programs at this college.

64. Northwestern College

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

Northwestern College, which is near the center of the city, is in Chicago, IL and it offers one criminal justice program. It is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in criminal justice.

65. Illinois Central College

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

Illinois Central College, which is only a few miles from East Peoria, is in a rural setting. This college offers three programs in criminal justice. More specifically, this college offers students one certificate in criminal justice and two degrees at the associate's level in criminal justice. It is a public 2-year institution.

66. 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. It offers four programs in criminal justice. Of those, this college offers three certificates in criminal justice to students and one degree at the associate's level in criminal justice. 18,091 students seek degrees in 103 programs at this community college, overall. In terms of enrollment, it ranks second in the state of Illinois.

67. Elmhurst College

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

Elmhurst College is in the suburbs of Elmhurst, Illinois and this school offers one criminal justice program. 3,430 students seek degrees in 76 programs at this liberal arts college, overall.

68. Chicago State University

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

Chicago State University offers two programs in criminal justice. More specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in criminal justice by this school and one criminal justice degree at the master's level. 7,354 students seek degrees in 59 programs at this medium-sized school, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering criminal justice.

69. 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 is 0.6 miles from the center of the city. It offers two criminal justice programs. Specifically, students are offered one criminal justice certificate by it and one criminal justice degree at the associate's level. 8,721 students seek degrees in 39 City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College programs, overall.

70. 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. It offers two programs in criminal justice. Specifically, students are offered one criminal justice certificate by this community college and one criminal justice degree at the associate's level. Overall, 17,387 students seek degrees in 73 programs at this college.

71. Western Illinois University

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

Western Illinois University is in Macomb, IL. WIU offers three programs in criminal justice. Out of those, this school offers students one certificate in criminal justice, one bachelor's level degree in criminal justice, and one master's level criminal justice degree. It is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois.

72. Joliet Junior College

1215 Houbolt Rd
Joliet, IL 60431-8938
(815) 729-9020

Joliet Junior College is in Joliet, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers four programs in criminal justice. Out of those, students are offered one criminal justice certificate by this community college and three associate's level criminal justice degrees. Overall, 15,676 students pursue degrees in 89 Joliet Junior College programs. In terms of enrollment, it ranks tenth in the state of Illinois.

73. Kankakee Community College

100 College Drive
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 802-8500

Kankakee Community College is located in the suburbs of Kankakee, Illinois. It offers two criminal justice programs. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in criminal justice by it and one degree at the associate's level in criminal justice. Overall, 4,688 students seek degrees in 38 Kankakee Community College programs.

74. South Suburban College

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

South Suburban College is located in the suburbs of South Holland, Illinois. This college offers three criminal justice programs. Specifically, students are offered one criminal justice certificate by this college and two degrees at the associate's level in criminal justice. 7,161 students seek degrees in 53 South Suburban College programs, overall.

75. Rend Lake College

468 N Ken Gray Pky
Ina, IL 62846
(618) 437-5321

Rend Lake College offers two criminal justice programs. Of those, students are offered one criminal justice certificate by it and one associate's level criminal justice degree. It is located in Ina, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

76. 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 and it offers one program in criminal justice. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the seventh largest institution in the state of Illinois offering criminal justice.

77. Rock Valley College

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

Rock Valley College offers one criminal justice program and this college, which is 5.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Rockford, IL. This college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

78. Millikin University

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

Millikin University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Decatur, IL and MU offers one program in criminal justice. MU is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

79. Illinois State University

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

Illinois State University offers two programs in criminal justice. Specifically, it offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in criminal justice and one criminal justice degree at the master's level. ISU is located in the center of Normal. ISU is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in criminal justice.

80. Saint Xavier University

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

Saint Xavier University is located near Chicago, IL and this school offers one criminal justice program. This school is a 4-year institution.

81. 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 is near the center of the city. This college offers two programs in criminal justice. Of those, this college offers one certificate in criminal justice to students and one associate's level criminal justice degree. This college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

82. The Illinois Institute of Technology

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

Founded in 1940, the Illinois Institute of Technology is a 4-year research institution. IIT, which is 3.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Chicago, IL. It offers 31 degrees at the bachelors level, 61 degrees at the masters level, and 22 doctoral level degrees to students. 7,774 students pursued degrees from the 73 programs at IIT in 2010. It offers subjects including architecture, communications, and physics. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 10 research universities in Illinois.

83. Waubonsee Community College

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

Waubonsee Community College is in Sugar Grove, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers three criminal justice programs. More specifically, it offers students two criminal justice certificates and one associate's level degree in criminal justice. This college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

84. The University of Illinois at Chicago

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

The University of Illinois at Chicago offers four programs in criminal justice. Of those, it offers one bachelor's level degree in criminal justice to students, two master's level criminal justice degrees, and one degree at the doctorate level in criminal justice. UIC is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, it is the second largest institution in the state of Illinois offering criminal justice.

85. Black Hawk College

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

Black Hawk College, which is 4.0 miles from the center of the city, is in Moline, IL. It offers two programs in criminal justice. Of those, students are offered one criminal justice certificate by this community college and one criminal justice degree at the associate's level. This community college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.