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Elementary Education Schools in Illinois

There are 46 Illinois schools offering elementary education programs. In 2010, 3,892 students graduated with degrees from Illinois elementary education schools. 2,871 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 997 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 3,992 students graduate from programs in Illinois in elementary education per year. This accounts for 6% of students who schools in the United States graduate from elementary education programs. Of those, four students graduated with elementary education certificates, 14 with an associate's level degree, 2,871 with a bachelor's level degree, 997 with a master's level degree, and six with a doctorate level degree.

46 elementary education schools are in this Great Lakes state. Of these, 35 schools are private, while 11 schools are public. Private elementary education school tuition varies from $14,996 to $35,256, while tuition at a public elementary education school varies from $7,492 to $13,096.

Average tuition for programs in elementary education is $20,540. While the highest tuition for elementary education programs, which is $35,256 per year, is at Illinois Wesleyan University, the lowest tuition in Illinois, which is $7,492 every year, is at Northeastern Illinois University.

Elementary education schools in Illinois offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Elementary Education Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

On average, 3,992 students graduate from programs in Illinois in elementary education per year. This accounts for 6% of students who schools in the United States graduate from elementary education programs. Of those, four students graduated with elementary education certificates, 14 with an associate's level degree, 2,871 with a bachelor's level degree, 997 with a master's level degree, and six with a doctorate level degree.

Elementary Education Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 17
  • Certificate 2007: 2
  • Certificate 2008: 1
  • Certificate 2009: 3
  • Certificate 2010: 4
  • Associate 2006: 7
  • Associate 2007: 3
  • Associate 2008: 17
  • Associate 2009: 12
  • Associate 2010: 14
  • Bachelor 2006: 3095
  • Bachelor 2007: 3089
  • Bachelor 2008: 2964
  • Bachelor 2009: 2711
  • Bachelor 2010: 2871
  • Master 2006: 1190
  • Master 2007: 1004
  • Master 2008: 1104
  • Master 2009: 1043
  • Master 2010: 997
  • Doctorate 2006: 5
  • Doctorate 2007: 15
  • Doctorate 2008: 6
  • Doctorate 2009: 4
  • Doctorate 2010: 6

Elementary Education Program Availability in Illinois

Schools in this state offer a total of 68 elementary education programs. Of these programs, 64.7% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Elementary Education Program Availability in Illinois

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 44
  • Master: 19
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33240
  • 25th Percentile: 42130
  • Median: 55830
  • 75th Percentile: 73740
  • 90th Percentile: 93830

Career Trends

Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 50000
  • Median Salary 2007: 52230
  • Median Salary 2008: 55390
  • Median Salary 2009: 54970
  • Median Salary 2010: 55830
  • Total Employed 2006: 83730
  • Total Employed 2007: 83710
  • Total Employed 2008: 80590
  • Total Employed 2009: 85250
  • Total Employed 2010: 80820

Illinois vs National Elementary Education Employment

Illinois vs National Elementary Education Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 5.440% (80820)

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1. Hebrew Theological College

7135 N Carpenter Rd
Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 982-2500

Hebrew Theological College, which is 2.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Skokie, IL and this school offers one program in elementary education. 525 students seek degrees in nine programs at this school, overall.

2. Rockford College

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

Rockford College is near the center of the city. It offers two elementary education programs. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level elementary education degree by it and one master's level degree in elementary education. Rockford is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois. This school is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering elementary education programs.

3. Wheaton College

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

Wheaton College offers one elementary education program and it is in the suburbs of Wheaton, Illinois. 3,026 students seek degrees in 59 programs at this school, overall.

4. 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 in Elgin, IL and it offers one elementary education program. It is a 4-year institution.

5. Springfield College in Illinois

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

Springfield College in Illinois is 2.7 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one elementary education program. Overall, 145 students pursue degrees in 22 programs at this school. It ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Illinois.

6. MacMurray College

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

MacMurray College is located in town of Jacksonville, Illinois and it offers one elementary education program. It is a 4-year institution.

7. Quincy University

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

Quincy University offers one elementary education program. It is a 4-year institution.

8. Benedictine University

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

Benedictine University offers one elementary education program and it is in the suburbs of Lisle, Illinois. 6,892 students pursue degrees in 74 Benedictine University programs, overall. In terms of programs, this medium-sized school is the third biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering elementary education.

9. Columbia College - Chicago

600 South Michigan
Chicago, IL 60605-1996
(312) 663-1600

Columbia College-Chicago is located in the center of Chicago and this school offers one program in elementary education. This school is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the second largest institution in the state of Illinois offering elementary education.

10. 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 located in Chicago, IL and this school offers one elementary education program. It is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois.

11. Illinois Wesleyan University

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

Illinois Wesleyan University is in the center of Bloomington and this school offers one program in elementary education. IWU is a 4-year institution.

12. Trinity International University - Illinois

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

Trinity International University-Illinois offers three elementary education programs. Of those, it offers one elementary education certificate to students, one degree at the bachelor's level in elementary education, and one elementary education degree at the master's level. It is in the suburbs of Deerfield, Illinois. It is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the second largest institution in the state of Illinois offering elementary education.

13. Trinity Christian College

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

Trinity Christian College is located in the suburbs of Palos Heights, Illinois and this school offers one elementary education program. 1,491 students pursue degrees in 41 Trinity programs, overall.

14. Augustana College

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

Augustana College, which is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Rock Island, IL and it offers one elementary education program. Overall, 2,532 students seek degrees in 54 programs at Augustana.

15. Eureka College

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

Eureka College offers one program in elementary education. This school is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

16. Monmouth College

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

Monmouth College offers one elementary education program. Overall, 1,375 students pursue degrees in 33 programs at Monmouth.

17. Principia College

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

Principia College is located in Elsah, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in elementary education. Overall, 532 students seek degrees in 29 Principia College programs.

18. Illinois College

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

Illinois College is in Jacksonville, IL and it offers one elementary education program. This liberal arts college is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering elementary education programs.

19. National-Louis University

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

National-Louis University is in the center of Chicago. It offers two elementary education programs. Specifically, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in elementary education by it and one elementary education degree at the master's level.

20. Blackburn College

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

Blackburn College is located in town of Carlinville, Illinois and it offers one program in elementary education. It is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

21. Loyola University - Chicago

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

Loyola University-Chicago offers two programs in elementary education. Out of those, it offers one bachelor's level degree in elementary education to students and one master's level elementary education degree. It is near the center of the city. Overall, 15,951 students seek degrees in 224 programs at this university.

22. 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 GSU offers one elementary education program. 5,660 students seek degrees in 57 Governors State University programs, overall.

23. Lewis University

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

Lewis University is located in Romeoville, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two programs in elementary education. Of those, this school offers students one bachelor's level degree in elementary education and one master's level elementary education degree. 6,139 students pursue degrees in 103 programs at this school, overall. In terms of programs, it is the sixth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering elementary education.

24. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

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

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is located in Carbondale, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in elementary education. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

25. The University of St Francis

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

The University of St Francis offers two programs in elementary education. Specifically, it offers one bachelor's level elementary education degree to students and one master's level degree in elementary education. This school, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is in Joliet, IL. 3,255 students seek degrees in 63 University of St Francis programs, overall.

26. Roosevelt University

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

Roosevelt University is in the center of Chicago. This school offers two elementary education programs. Specifically, this school offers students one elementary education degree at the bachelor's level and one master's level elementary education degree.

27. Greenville College

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

Greenville College offers two programs in elementary education. Out of those, this school offers one elementary education degree at the bachelor's level to students and one elementary education degree at the master's level. This school is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

28. DePaul University

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

DePaul University is located in the center of Chicago. It offers two elementary education programs. Specifically, students are offered one elementary education degree at the bachelor's level by it and one master's level elementary education degree. It is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the third biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering elementary education.

29. Bradley University

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

Bradley University, which is 1.4 miles from the center of the city, is in Peoria, IL and this school offers one elementary education program. This school is a 4-year institution.

30. Olivet Nazarene University

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

Olivet Nazarene University is located in the suburbs of Bourbonnais, Illinois. Olivet offers two programs in elementary education. Out of those, students are offered one elementary education degree at the bachelor's level by Olivet and one master's level elementary education degree. 4,550 students seek degrees in 89 ONU programs, overall.

31. 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 offers four programs in elementary education. More specifically, students are offered one elementary education certificate by UIUC, one bachelor's level elementary education degree, one elementary education degree at the master's level, and one elementary education degree at the doctorate level. UIUC is 0.9 miles from the center of the city. Overall, 43,862 students seek degrees in 358 U of I programs. UIUC is the biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering elementary education in terms of programs.

32. McKendree University

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

McKendree University offers one program in elementary education and McKendree is in the suburbs of Lebanon, Illinois. It is a 4-year institution. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering elementary education programs.

33. Northern Illinois University

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

Northern Illinois University is in the suburbs of Dekalb, Illinois. NIU offers two elementary education programs. Of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in elementary education by it and one master's level elementary education degree. Overall, 23,850 students pursue degrees in 131 programs at NIU. NIU ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Illinois.

34. 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 elementary education program. This school is a 4-year institution. AU is the second biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering elementary education in terms of programs.

35. Concordia University - Chicago

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

Concordia University-Chicago is in the suburbs of River Forest, Illinois. It offers two programs in elementary education. More specifically, Concordia offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in elementary education and one degree at the master's level in elementary education. CUC is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois. CUC is the second biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering elementary education in terms of programs.

36. Eastern Illinois University

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

Eastern Illinois University offers two elementary education programs. More specifically, this school offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in elementary education and one master's level degree in elementary education. This public school is located in town of Charleston, Illinois. It is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois.

37. 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 and it offers one program in elementary education. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution.

38. Elmhurst College

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

Elmhurst College offers one program in elementary education and it is located in the suburbs of Elmhurst, Illinois. This school is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois. In terms of programs, it is the tenth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering elementary education.

39. Chicago State University

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

Chicago State University offers two programs in elementary education. Specifically, it offers one bachelor's level degree in elementary education to students and one elementary education degree at the master's level. CSU is a public 4-year institution.

40. Western Illinois University

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

Western Illinois University is located in Macomb, IL. This school offers two elementary education programs. Specifically, WIU offers students one bachelor's level elementary education degree and one master's level degree in elementary education. This large school is a public 4-year institution.

41. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

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

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville offers two programs in elementary education. Of those, SIUE offers one bachelor's level elementary education degree to students and one degree at the master's level in elementary education. It is in the suburbs of Edwardsville, Illinois. This big university is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of enrollment, this university ranks eighth in the state of Illinois.

42. Millikin University

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

Millikin University offers one elementary education program and Milikin, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Decatur, IL. Overall, 2,328 students seek degrees in 44 MU programs.

43. Illinois State University

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

Illinois State University is located in the center of Normal and it offers one elementary education program. It is a public 4-year institution.

44. Saint Xavier University

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

Saint Xavier University offers three elementary education programs. Specifically, this school offers one elementary education certificate to students, one bachelor's level degree in elementary education, and one master's level elementary education degree. It is near Chicago, IL. 4,852 students pursue degrees in 124 Saint Xavier programs, overall. Saint Xavier is the biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering elementary education in terms of programs.

45. The University of Illinois at Chicago

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

The University of Illinois at Chicago is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in elementary education. This large university is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. In terms of enrollment, it ranks second in the state of Illinois.

46. North Park University

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

North Park University, which is near the center of the city, is in Chicago, IL and it offers one program in elementary education.