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Drafting Schools in Illinois

There are 41 schools in the state of Illinois offering drafting programs. 609 students graduated with degrees from Illinois drafting schools in 2010. 364 of all these students graduated with certificates and 245 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 575 students graduate from programs in this state in drafting each year. This accounts for 4% of students who schools in the United States graduate from drafting programs. Specifically, 364 students graduated with certificates in drafting and 245 with an associate's level degree.

41 drafting schools are in this state. Out of these, eight schools are private, while 33 schools are public. While tuition at a public drafting school varies from $2,194 to $4,128, tuition at a private drafting school varies from $5,550 to $10,991.

Average tuition for drafting programs is $2,919. The highest tuition for drafting programs, which is $10,991 every year, is at Vatterott College-Quincy, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $2,194 every year, is at Waubonsee Community College.

Schools in this state offer certificates and associates degrees for students pursing drafting.

Drafting Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

On average, 575 students graduate from programs in this state in drafting each year. This accounts for 4% of students who schools in the United States graduate from drafting programs. Specifically, 364 students graduated with certificates in drafting and 245 with an associate's level degree.

Drafting Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 251
  • Certificate 2007: 269
  • Certificate 2008: 327
  • Certificate 2009: 332
  • Certificate 2010: 364
  • Associate 2006: 201
  • Associate 2007: 208
  • Associate 2008: 215
  • Associate 2009: 207
  • Associate 2010: 245

Drafting Program Availability in Illinois

Schools in Illinois offer a total of 78 programs in drafting. Of these programs, about 56.4% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Drafting Program Availability in Illinois

  • Certificate: 44
  • Associate: 34

Drafters, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Drafters, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30090
  • 25th Percentile: 37330
  • Median: 44650
  • 75th Percentile: 52700
  • 90th Percentile: 64730

Mechanical Drafters — Salary by Percentile

Mechanical Drafters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31030
  • 25th Percentile: 39600
  • Median: 47120
  • 75th Percentile: 58330
  • 90th Percentile: 72450

Electrical and Electronics Drafters — Salary by Percentile

Electrical and Electronics Drafters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36370
  • 25th Percentile: 45880
  • Median: 57860
  • 75th Percentile: 73270
  • 90th Percentile: 118380

Architectural and Civil Drafters — Salary by Percentile

Architectural and Civil Drafters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31930
  • 25th Percentile: 38310
  • Median: 45690
  • 75th Percentile: 56720
  • 90th Percentile: 73620

Drafters, All Other — Employment Trend

Drafters, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40160
  • Median Salary 2007: 44920
  • Median Salary 2008: 43750
  • Median Salary 2009: 44320
  • Median Salary 2010: 44650
  • Total Employed 2006: 850
  • Total Employed 2007: 1000
  • Total Employed 2008: 1520
  • Total Employed 2009: 1330
  • Total Employed 2010: 1060

Mechanical Drafters — Employment Trend

Mechanical Drafters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42530
  • Median Salary 2007: 44950
  • Median Salary 2008: 48420
  • Median Salary 2009: 47870
  • Median Salary 2010: 47120
  • Total Employed 2006: 2410
  • Total Employed 2007: 2480
  • Total Employed 2008: 2100
  • Total Employed 2009: 2310
  • Total Employed 2010: 2070

Architectural and Civil Drafters — Employment Trend

Architectural and Civil Drafters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39130
  • Median Salary 2007: 42680
  • Median Salary 2008: 42840
  • Median Salary 2009: 43670
  • Median Salary 2010: 45690
  • Total Employed 2006: 2870
  • Total Employed 2007: 2760
  • Total Employed 2008: 2820
  • Total Employed 2009: 2580
  • Total Employed 2010: 2550

Electrical and Electronics Drafters — Employment Trend

Electrical and Electronics Drafters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 47090
  • Median Salary 2007: 52920
  • Median Salary 2008: 61480
  • Median Salary 2009: 58660
  • Median Salary 2010: 57860
  • Total Employed 2006: 880
  • Total Employed 2007: 870
  • Total Employed 2008: 870
  • Total Employed 2009: 1110
  • Total Employed 2010: 920

Illinois vs National Drafting Employment

Illinois vs National Drafting Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 3.345% (6600)

Drafting Schools in Illinois

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1. John Wood Community College

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

John Wood Community College, which is only a few miles from Quincy, is in a rural setting and it offers one drafting program. It is a public 2-year institution.

2. Danville Area Community College

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

Danville Area Community College is near the center of the city and it offers one program in drafting. 3,713 students seek degrees in 66 Danville Area Community College programs, overall. This college is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering drafting in terms of programs.

3. Heartland Community College

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

Heartland Community College offers one drafting program and it is located in Normal, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering drafting.

4. ITT Technical Institute - Mount Prospect

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

ITT Technical Institute-Mount Prospect is located in the suburbs of Mount Prospect, Illinois and this school offers one program in drafting. Overall, 513 students pursue degrees in 16 programs at this technical college.

5. The Zarem Golde ORT Technical Institute

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

The Zarem Golde ORT Technical Institute offers one program in drafting and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Skokie, IL. This small school is a 2-year institution. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in drafting.

6. ITT Technical Institute - Oak Brook

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

ITT Technical Institute-Oak Brook offers one drafting program and it is located in the suburbs of Oak Brook, Illinois. This school is one of 8 technical colleges in Illinois.

7. Vatterott College - Quincy

3609 North Marx Drive
Quincy, IL 62305
(800) 438-5621

Vatterott College-Quincy offers two programs in drafting. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in drafting by this school and one drafting degree at the associate's level. 515 students pursue degrees in 11 Vatterott College-Quincy programs, overall.

8. ITT Technical Institute - Orland Park

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

ITT Technical Institute-Orland Park is in Orland Park, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this school offers one program in drafting. ITT Tech is a for-profit 4-year institution.

9. Illinois Valley Community College

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

Illinois Valley Community College offers two drafting programs. Specifically, students are offered one drafting certificate by it and one drafting degree at the associate's level. This medium-sized college, which is very close to Oglesby, Illinois, is in a rural setting. This community college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. This college is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering drafting programs.

10. 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 offers one program in drafting and it is 6.2 miles from the center of the city. It is a public 2-year institution.

11. Lake Land College

5001 Lake Land Blvd
Mattoon, IL 61938
(217) 234-5253

Lake Land College offers three programs in drafting. Of those, students are offered one drafting certificate by this college and two associate's level degrees in drafting. It is in Mattoon, IL. Overall, 8,234 students seek degrees in 67 programs at this college.

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 this college offers one drafting program. This community college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

13. 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 four programs in drafting. More specifically, this college offers three certificates in drafting to students and one associate's level drafting degree. 12,660 students pursue degrees in 40 City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College programs, overall. This college is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in drafting.

14. 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 programs in drafting. It offers two certificates in drafting to students. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

15. The College of DuPage

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

The College of DuPage offers three programs in drafting. Of those, it offers students one certificate in drafting and two associate's level drafting degrees. It is in the suburbs of Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Overall, 26,722 students seek degrees in 120 College of DuPage programs. In terms of programs, this college is the fourth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering drafting.

16. Carl Sandburg College

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

Carl Sandburg College offers one program in drafting and it is located in Galesburg, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college is a public 2-year institution.

17. Elgin Community College

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

Elgin Community College is near the center of the city. It offers two drafting programs. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in drafting by it and one degree at the associate's level in drafting. It is a public 2-year institution.

18. John A Logan College

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

John A Logan College is located in Carterville, IL and it offers one program in drafting. This school is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois.

19. Kaskaskia College

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

Kaskaskia College is located in Centralia, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two programs in drafting. Specifically, this community college offers students one drafting certificate and one associate's level drafting degree. This college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

20. Southwestern Illinois College

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

Southwestern Illinois College is located in Belleville, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two drafting programs. Of those, it offers students one drafting certificate and one drafting degree at the associate's level. This school is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois.

21. Morton College

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

Morton College is in the suburbs of Cicero, Illinois. This college offers three drafting programs. Of those, students are offered two drafting certificates by it and one drafting degree at the associate's level. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering drafting programs.

22. Triton College

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

Triton College is located in the suburbs of River Grove, Illinois. It offers four drafting programs. Specifically, this community college offers students three certificates in drafting and one associate's level drafting degree. This community college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. In terms of programs, it is the third biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering drafting.

23. McHenry County College

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

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

24. 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 in Springfield, IL. It offers two drafting programs. More specifically, this college offers one certificate in drafting to students and one associate's level drafting degree. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

25. Richland Community College

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

Richland Community College, which is near Decatur, is located in a rural setting. This college offers two drafting programs. Of those, it offers one drafting certificate to students and one associate's level drafting degree. This college is a public 2-year institution.

26. Harper College

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

Harper College is in the suburbs of Palatine, Illinois. It offers two programs in drafting. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in drafting by this big school and one associate's level drafting degree. Overall, 16,060 students pursue degrees in 94 programs at this school.

27. Oakton Community College

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

Oakton Community College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Des Plaines, IL. It offers three programs in drafting. More specifically, this college offers two drafting certificates to students and one associate's level degree in drafting. This large college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

28. Kishwaukee College

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

Kishwaukee College is located in Malta, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two programs in drafting. Of those, it offers students one certificate in drafting and one drafting degree at the associate's level. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

29. Parkland College

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

Parkland College offers one drafting program and this college, which is 2.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Champaign, IL. This college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

30. 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 drafting programs. Out of those, it offers one certificate in drafting to students and one associate's level degree in drafting. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

31. Illinois Central College

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

Illinois Central College offers two programs in drafting. Students are offered two certificates in drafting by this college. This community college is located in East Peoria, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering drafting in terms of programs.

32. The College of Lake County

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

The College of Lake County offers four drafting programs. Of those, it offers two drafting certificates to students and two associate's level degrees in drafting. It is located in the suburbs of Grayslake, Illinois. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this community college is the second largest institution in the state of Illinois offering drafting.

33. 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 near the center of the city. This college offers two drafting programs. Out of those, it offers one drafting certificate to students and one associate's level drafting degree. It is a public 2-year institution.

34. Moraine Valley Community College

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

Moraine Valley Community College is located in the suburbs of Palos Hills, Illinois. It offers two drafting programs. Students are offered two certificates in drafting by it. It is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the fourth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering drafting.

35. Kankakee Community College

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

Kankakee Community College offers two drafting programs. Of those, it offers students one drafting certificate and one associate's level degree in drafting. This college is in the suburbs of Kankakee, Illinois. This college is a public 2-year institution.

36. Robert Morris University Illinois

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

Robert Morris University Illinois is in the center of Chicago. RMU offers two drafting programs. Out of those, students are offered one drafting certificate by this school and one associate's level drafting degree. 4,558 students pursue degrees in 38 programs at this school, overall.

37. Rend Lake College

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

Rend Lake College, which is very close to Ina, Illinois, is in a rural area. It offers three drafting programs. More specifically, it offers two drafting certificates to students and one degree at the associate's level in drafting. It is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering drafting in terms of programs.

38. Rock Valley College

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

Rock Valley College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Rockford, IL and it offers one drafting program. This large college is a public 2-year institution.

39. Waubonsee Community College

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

Waubonsee Community College is located in Sugar Grove, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers three programs in drafting. Of those, this college offers two drafting certificates to students and one associate's level degree in drafting. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

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