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Educational Leadership Schools in Illinois

There are 31 schools in the state of Illinois offering educational leadership programs. 4,052 students graduated with degrees from Illinois educational leadership schools in 2010. 3,653 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 253 students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 3,616 students graduate from programs in this state in educational leadership each year. This accounts for 9% of educational leadership students who US schools graduate. Out of those, 253 students graduated with educational leadership certificates, 3,653 with a master's level degree, and 146 with a degree at the doctorate level.

31 educational leadership schools are in this Great Lakes state. Of these, while 12 schools are public, 19 schools are private. While public educational leadership school tuition varies from $7,492 to $13,096, tuition at a private educational leadership school varies from $18,355 to $32,114.

Average tuition for programs in educational leadership is $19,085. The highest tuition for programs in educational leadership, which is $32,114 each year, is at Loyola University-Chicago, while the lowest tuition in Illinois, which is $7,492 per year, is at Northeastern Illinois University.

Illinois schools offer certificates, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for students pursing educational leadership.

Educational Leadership Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

On average, 3,616 students graduate from programs in this state in educational leadership each year. This accounts for 9% of educational leadership students who US schools graduate. Out of those, 253 students graduated with educational leadership certificates, 3,653 with a master's level degree, and 146 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Educational Leadership Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 316
  • Certificate 2007: 267
  • Certificate 2008: 240
  • Certificate 2009: 238
  • Certificate 2010: 253
  • Bachelor 2006: 1
  • Bachelor 2007: 0
  • Bachelor 2008: 1
  • Bachelor 2009: 87
  • Bachelor 2010: 0
  • Master 2006: 2557
  • Master 2007: 2687
  • Master 2008: 2822
  • Master 2009: 3617
  • Master 2010: 3653
  • Doctorate 2006: 144
  • Doctorate 2007: 161
  • Doctorate 2008: 117
  • Doctorate 2009: 167
  • Doctorate 2010: 146

Educational Leadership Program Availability in Illinois

Illinois schools offer a total of 98 educational leadership programs. Of these programs, about 52% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the doctoral level and the bachelors level.

Educational Leadership Program Availability in Illinois

  • Certificate: 21
  • Bachelor: 1
  • Master: 51
  • Doctorate: 25

Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 59680
  • 25th Percentile: 74650
  • Median: 94190
  • 75th Percentile: 125530
  • 90th Percentile: 155490

Instructional Coordinators — Salary by Percentile

Instructional Coordinators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26700
  • 25th Percentile: 33670
  • Median: 47460
  • 75th Percentile: 66520
  • 90th Percentile: 96450

Education Administrators, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Education Administrators, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 46890
  • 25th Percentile: 61130
  • Median: 83780
  • 75th Percentile: 122800
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Distance Learning Coordinators — Salary by Percentile

Distance Learning Coordinators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36640
  • 25th Percentile: 46540
  • Median: 62580
  • 75th Percentile: 98320
  • 90th Percentile: 140410

Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program — Salary by Percentile

Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27850
  • 25th Percentile: 36960
  • Median: 45920
  • 75th Percentile: 68730
  • 90th Percentile: 110820

Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School — Employment Trend

Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 87750
  • Median Salary 2007: 94760
  • Median Salary 2008: 100060
  • Median Salary 2009: 95360
  • Median Salary 2010: 94190
  • Total Employed 2006: 12100
  • Total Employed 2007: 11890
  • Total Employed 2008: 11730
  • Total Employed 2009: 12660
  • Total Employed 2010: 13050

Instructional Coordinators — Employment Trend

Instructional Coordinators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 46850
  • Median Salary 2007: 51350
  • Median Salary 2008: 50110
  • Median Salary 2009: 51270
  • Median Salary 2010: 47460
  • Total Employed 2006: 4220
  • Total Employed 2007: 4270
  • Total Employed 2008: 4490
  • Total Employed 2009: 4260
  • Total Employed 2010: 4640

Education Administrators, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Education Administrators, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 61770
  • Median Salary 2007: 68270
  • Median Salary 2008: 81830
  • Median Salary 2009: 85430
  • Median Salary 2010: 83780
  • Total Employed 2006: 4220
  • Total Employed 2007: 4210
  • Total Employed 2008: 3080
  • Total Employed 2009: 2790
  • Total Employed 2010: 3160

Distance Learning Coordinators — Employment Trend

Distance Learning Coordinators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 71610
  • Median Salary 2007: 74250
  • Median Salary 2008: 65540
  • Median Salary 2009: 70650
  • Median Salary 2010: 62580
  • Total Employed 2006: 840
  • Total Employed 2007: 530
  • Total Employed 2008: 720
  • Total Employed 2009: 760
  • Total Employed 2010: 1010

Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program — Employment Trend

Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42260
  • Median Salary 2007: 41740
  • Median Salary 2008: 41590
  • Median Salary 2009: 44240
  • Median Salary 2010: 45920
  • Total Employed 2006: 1440
  • Total Employed 2007: 1640
  • Total Employed 2008: 2120
  • Total Employed 2009: 2370
  • Total Employed 2010: 2520

Illinois vs National Educational Leadership Employment

Illinois vs National Educational Leadership Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 4.513% (24380)

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1. Argosy University - Chicago

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

Argosy University-Chicago is near the center of the city. This school offers four educational leadership programs. Specifically, Argosy offers students one educational leadership certificate, two degrees at the master's level in educational leadership, and one educational leadership degree at the doctorate level. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution.

2. Benedictine University

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

Benedictine University is in the suburbs of Lisle, Illinois. It offers two programs in educational leadership. More specifically, this school offers students one master's level educational leadership degree and one doctorate level degree in educational leadership. Overall, 6,892 students pursue degrees in 74 Benedictine University programs.

3. 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 located in Chicago, IL and it offers one program in educational leadership. This mid-sized school is a public 4-year institution.

4. 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.

5. Trinity International University - Illinois

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

Founded in 1897, Trinity International University-Illinois is a 4-year institution. This school is in the suburbs of Deerfield, Illinois. Trinity offers students eight certificates, 30 degrees at the bachelors level, 15 masters level degrees, and four doctoral level degrees. In 2010, 2,564 students pursued degrees from the 41 programs at this small school. It offers subjects such as theology, allied health, and communications. TIU is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

6. The American College of Education

20 North Wacker Drive- Suite 1776
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 821-6300

The American College of Education is in the center of Chicago and it offers one educational leadership program.

7. Argosy University - Schaumburg

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

Argosy University-Schaumburg is near the heart of downtown. This school offers five programs in educational leadership. More specifically, Argosy offers students one certificate in educational leadership, two master's level educational leadership degrees, and two doctorate level educational leadership degrees. It is a for-profit 4-year institution. Argosy is the seventh largest institution in the state of Illinois offering educational leadership in terms of programs.

8. National-Louis University

122 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603
(800) 443-5522

National-Louis University offers six educational leadership programs. Out of those, it offers one certificate in educational leadership to students, one master's level educational leadership degree, and four degrees at the doctorate level in educational leadership. This school is in the center of Chicago. National Louis is a 4-year institution. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering educational leadership in terms of programs.

9. Loyola University - Chicago

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

Loyola University-Chicago is 8.4 miles from the heart of downtown. Loyola offers six programs in educational leadership. Specifically, this university offers four degrees at the master's level in educational leadership to students and two degrees at the doctorate level in educational leadership. 15,951 students seek degrees in 224 programs at this university, overall. This university is the second largest institution in the state of Illinois offering educational leadership in terms of programs.

10. Dominican University

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

Dominican University is located in the suburbs of River Forest, Illinois and DU offers one educational leadership program.

11. Governors State University

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

Governors State University offers one educational leadership program and this school is located in the suburbs of University Park, Illinois. 5,660 students seek degrees in 57 Governors State University programs, overall.

12. 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. It offers six educational leadership programs. Out of those, it offers two certificates in educational leadership to students, three master's level educational leadership degrees, and one educational leadership degree at the doctorate level. This mid-sized school is a 4-year institution. This school is the second largest institution in the state of Illinois offering educational leadership in terms of programs.

13. 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 four programs in educational leadership. Of those, it offers students two degrees at the master's level in educational leadership and two doctorate level educational leadership degrees. It is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois.

14. The University of Illinois at Springfield

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

The University of Illinois at Springfield is 4.0 miles from the heart of downtown. UIS offers six programs in educational leadership. Of those, it offers three certificates in educational leadership to students and three degrees at the master's level in educational leadership. It is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois. This mid-sized school is the second largest institution in the state of Illinois offering educational leadership in terms of programs.

15. 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 heart of downtown, is located in Joliet, IL and this school offers one educational leadership program. This small school is a 4-year institution.

16. Roosevelt University

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

Roosevelt University is located in the center of Chicago. It offers two educational leadership programs. Of those, it offers one educational leadership degree at the master's level to students and one educational leadership degree at the doctorate level. Roosevelt is a 4-year institution.

17. DePaul University

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

DePaul University is located in the center of Chicago. It offers four educational leadership programs. Out of those, this school offers one certificate in educational leadership to students, one educational leadership degree at the bachelor's level, one master's level educational leadership degree, and one degree at the doctorate level in educational leadership.

18. Bradley University

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

Bradley University offers two programs in educational leadership. Students are offered two educational leadership degrees at the master's level by it. Bradley, which is 1.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Peoria, IL.

19. Olivet Nazarene University

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

Olivet Nazarene University offers one program in educational leadership and it is located in the suburbs of Bourbonnais, Illinois. It is a 4-year institution.

20. 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 heart of downtown. It offers three programs in educational leadership. Of those, UIUC offers students one educational leadership certificate, one master's level educational leadership degree, and one doctorate level degree in educational leadership. It is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. This university is the biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering educational leadership.

21. McKendree University

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

McKendree University offers two programs in educational leadership. Students are offered two degrees at the master's level in educational leadership by it. This school is in the suburbs of Lebanon, Illinois. 3,299 students seek degrees in 54 McKendree University programs, overall. This small school is the oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering educational leadership programs.

22. Northern Illinois University

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

Northern Illinois University is in the suburbs of Dekalb, Illinois. This university offers six educational leadership programs. More specifically, NIU offers students one certificate in educational leadership, three degrees at the master's level in educational leadership, and two educational leadership degrees at the doctorate level. Overall, 23,850 students seek degrees in 131 NIU programs.

23. Aurora University

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

Aurora University offers three programs in educational leadership. Specifically, AU offers one educational leadership certificate to students, one degree at the master's level in educational leadership, and one educational leadership degree at the doctorate level. This medium-sized school is located in the suburbs of Aurora, Illinois. It is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the tenth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering educational leadership.

24. Concordia University - Chicago

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

Concordia University-Chicago is in the suburbs of River Forest, Illinois. Concordia offers three educational leadership programs. More specifically, students are offered two educational leadership degrees at the master's level by it and one doctorate level degree in educational leadership. It is a 4-year institution.

25. Eastern Illinois University

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

Eastern Illinois University is located in Charleston, IL. EIU offers two educational leadership programs. More specifically, students are offered one educational leadership certificate by this school and one degree at the master's level in educational leadership. It is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois.

26. North Central College

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

North Central College, which is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Naperville, IL. This school offers two educational leadership programs. Of those, it offers one certificate in educational leadership to students and one master's level educational leadership degree. It is a 4-year institution. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in educational leadership.

27. Chicago State University

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

Chicago State University offers two educational leadership programs. Specifically, it offers one degree at the master's level in educational leadership to students and one doctorate level degree in educational leadership. It is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois.

28. Western Illinois University

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

Western Illinois University offers three programs in educational leadership. Of those, WIU offers students two master's level educational leadership degrees and one educational leadership degree at the doctorate level. WIU is located in Macomb, IL. WIU is a public 4-year institution.

29. 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. It offers two educational leadership programs. Out of those, SIUE offers one certificate in educational leadership to students and one educational leadership degree at the master's level. This large university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

30. Illinois State University

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

Illinois State University is located in the center of Normal. Illinois State offers 11 educational leadership programs. Out of those, it offers students five educational leadership certificates, five master's level educational leadership degrees, and one doctorate level educational leadership degree. This school is a public 4-year institution. Illinois State is the largest institution in the state of Illinois offering educational leadership in terms of programs.

31. Saint Xavier University

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

Saint Xavier University is near Chicago, IL. Saint Xavier offers two programs in educational leadership. Of those, students are offered one educational leadership certificate by this mid-sized school and one degree at the master's level in educational leadership. 4,852 students seek degrees in 124 Saint Xavier programs, overall.

32. 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. It offers three educational leadership programs. Out of those, students are offered one master's level degree in educational leadership by this university and two degrees at the doctorate level in educational leadership. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, it is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering educational leadership.

33. North Park University

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

North Park University offers one educational leadership program and this school, which is 7.9 miles from the center of the city, is located in Chicago, IL. 3,233 students pursue degrees in 61 programs at this school, overall.

34. Northwestern University

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

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

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