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English Schools in Illinois

There are 57 schools in the state of Illinois offering English programs. 3,080 students graduated from programs at Illinois English schools in 2010. 2,267 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 409 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

3,133 students graduate from programs in Illinois in english, on average, per year. This accounts for 4% of English students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 330 students graduated with certificates in english, one with a degree at the associate's level, 2,267 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 409 with a master's level degree, and 73 with a doctorate level degree.

57 English schools are located in this state. And out of these, while 13 schools are public, 44 schools are private. Tuition at a public English school varies from $7,492 to $13,096, while tuition at a private English school varies from $13,560 to $42,041.

Average tuition for English programs is $22,582. The highest tuition for English programs, which is $42,041 per year, is at the University of Chicago, while the lowest tuition in Illinois, which is $7,492 per year, is at Northeastern Illinois University.

English schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

English Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

3,133 students graduate from programs in Illinois in english, on average, per year. This accounts for 4% of English students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 330 students graduated with certificates in english, one with a degree at the associate's level, 2,267 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 409 with a master's level degree, and 73 with a doctorate level degree.

English Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 319
  • Certificate 2007: 435
  • Certificate 2008: 546
  • Certificate 2009: 606
  • Certificate 2010: 330
  • Associate 2006: 6
  • Associate 2007: 6
  • Associate 2008: 2
  • Associate 2009: 1
  • Associate 2010: 1
  • Bachelor 2006: 1885
  • Bachelor 2007: 2039
  • Bachelor 2008: 2121
  • Bachelor 2009: 2003
  • Bachelor 2010: 2267
  • Master 2006: 421
  • Master 2007: 367
  • Master 2008: 449
  • Master 2009: 409
  • Master 2010: 409
  • Doctorate 2006: 50
  • Doctorate 2007: 59
  • Doctorate 2008: 68
  • Doctorate 2009: 64
  • Doctorate 2010: 73

English Program Availability in Illinois

Illinois schools offer a total of 124 programs in english. Of these programs, around 55.6% 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.

English Program Availability in Illinois

  • Certificate: 10
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 69
  • Master: 34
  • Doctorate: 10

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors — Salary by Percentile

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21280
  • 25th Percentile: 27760
  • Median: 39590
  • 75th Percentile: 56260
  • 90th Percentile: 85200

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24200
  • 25th Percentile: 34010
  • Median: 46670
  • 75th Percentile: 67350
  • 90th Percentile: 97170

Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers — Salary by Percentile

Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26670
  • 25th Percentile: 39850
  • Median: 56070
  • 75th Percentile: 77320
  • 90th Percentile: 100590

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors — Employment Trend

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40450
  • Median Salary 2007: 46250
  • Median Salary 2008: 42210
  • Median Salary 2009: 41880
  • Median Salary 2010: 39590
  • Total Employed 2006: 2860
  • Total Employed 2007: 2190
  • Total Employed 2008: 2110
  • Total Employed 2009: 1230
  • Total Employed 2010: 1390

Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers — Employment Trend

Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 44620
  • Median Salary 2007: 49960
  • Median Salary 2008: 52410
  • Median Salary 2009: 56150
  • Median Salary 2010: 56070
  • Total Employed 2006: 1370
  • Total Employed 2007: 1290
  • Total Employed 2008: 1370
  • Total Employed 2009: 1720
  • Total Employed 2010: 1700

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 49770
  • Median Salary 2007: 49620
  • Median Salary 2008: 49130
  • Median Salary 2009: 50970
  • Median Salary 2010: 46670
  • Total Employed 2006: 2910
  • Total Employed 2007: 2540
  • Total Employed 2008: 2130
  • Total Employed 2009: 2010
  • Total Employed 2010: 2620

Illinois vs National English Employment

Illinois vs National English Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 3.183% (5710)

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1. Hebrew Theological College

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

Hebrew Theological College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1921. This school, which is 2.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Skokie, IL. It offers subjects including english and forensic accounting. It offers students eight degrees at the bachelors level and one masters level degree. In 2010, 525 students sought degrees from the nine programs at this school. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it.

2. Rockford College

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

Rockford College is near the center of the city and Rockford offers one English program. Overall, 1,330 students pursue degrees in 45 Rockford programs.

3. The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

36 S Wabash
Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 629-6100

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago is in the center of Chicago. SAIC offers three programs in english. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in english by it, one bachelor's level english degree, and one master's level degree in english. SAIC is one of 2 art colleges in Illinois.

4. Wheaton College

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

Wheaton College offers one English program and this school is located in the suburbs of Wheaton, Illinois. 3,026 students pursue degrees in 59 Wheaton programs, overall.

5. Judson University

1151 N State St
Elgin, IL 60123-1498
(847) 628-2500

Judson University, which is 1.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Elgin, IL and it offers one program in english. It is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

6. Lake Forest College

555 N Sheridan Road
Lake Forest, IL 60045-2399
(847) 234-3100

Lake Forest College is located in the suburbs of Lake Forest, Illinois and this school offers one English program. Overall, 1,443 students pursue degrees in 29 Lake Forest College programs.

7. MacMurray College

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

MacMurray College is located in Jacksonville, IL and Mac offers one program in english. It is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

8. Quincy University

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

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

9. The Zarem Golde ORT Technical Institute

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

The Zarem Golde ORT Technical Institute, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Skokie, IL and it offers one English program. It is a 2-year institution. It ranks ninth in terms of enrollment in the state of Illinois.

10. Benedictine University

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

Benedictine University offers one program in english and it is in the suburbs of Lisle, Illinois. 6,892 students pursue degrees in 74 Benedictine University programs, overall.

11. Columbia College - Chicago

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

Columbia College-Chicago is in the center of Chicago. It offers two programs in english. More specifically, this school offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in english and one degree at the master's level in english.

12. 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. NEIU offers two programs in english. Of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in english by it and one master's level english degree. This school is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois.

13. East-West University

816 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 939-0111x1804

East-West University, which is 0.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Chicago, IL. It offers two programs in english. More specifically, this school offers students one English certificate and one bachelor's level degree in english. This school is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

14. Illinois Wesleyan University

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

Illinois Wesleyan University is located in the center of Bloomington and this school offers one English program. Illinios Wesleyan is a 4-year institution. This school is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering English programs.

15. Knox College

2 E South St
Galesburg, IL 61401-9999
(309) 341-7000

Knox College is located in town of Galesburg, Illinois. It offers two programs in english. It offers two bachelor's level degrees in english to students. It is a 4-year institution. Knox is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering English programs.

16. The BIR Training Center

3601 W Devon Ste 210
Chicago, IL 60659
(773) 866-0111x12

The BIR Training Center, which is 9.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Chicago, IL and this school offers one program in english. This school is a for-profit institution. This vocational school is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in english.

17. Trinity International University - Illinois

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

Trinity International University-Illinois is in the suburbs of Deerfield, Illinois and this school offers one English program. This school is a 4-year institution.

18. Trinity Christian College

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

Trinity Christian College offers one English program and it is in the suburbs of Palos Heights, Illinois. This school is a 4-year institution.

19. Augustana College

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

Augustana College, which is near the center of the city, is in Rock Island, IL. This school offers three English programs. This small school offers three bachelor's level degrees in english to students. Overall, 2,532 students seek degrees in 54 programs at this school.

20. The University of Chicago

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

The University of Chicago is near the heart of downtown. UChicago offers three English programs. Out of those, it offers one degree at the bachelor's level in english to students, one master's level degree in english, and one English degree at the doctorate level. This big university is a 4-year research institution.

21. Eureka College

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

Eureka College offers two programs in english. EC offers two bachelor's level english degrees to students. It is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois. This school is the fifth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering english in terms of programs.

22. Monmouth College

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

Monmouth College offers two programs in english. It offers students two bachelor's level degrees in english. 1,375 students pursue degrees in 33 programs at this school, overall.

23. Ellis University

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

Ellis University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Chicago, IL and Ellis offers one program in english. It is a 4-year institution.

24. Principia College

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

Principia College, which is very close to Elsah, Illinois, is in a rural area and this school offers one English program. 532 students pursue degrees in 29 Principia College programs, overall.

25. Illinois College

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

Illinois College is located in Jacksonville, IL. This school offers two programs in english. Students are offered two bachelor's level degrees in english by this liberal arts college. This school is a 4-year institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering English programs.

26. National-Louis University

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

National-Louis University offers two English programs. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level english degree by NLU and one master's level english degree. This school is in the center of Chicago. NLU is a 4-year institution.

27. Blackburn College

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

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

28. 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. It offers three programs in english. Out of those, it offers students one English degree at the bachelor's level, one degree at the master's level in english, and one degree at the doctorate level in english. It is a 4-year research institution. This large university is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering english in terms of programs.

29. Dominican University

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

Dominican University is located in the suburbs of River Forest, Illinois. It offers two programs in english. Students are offered two degrees at the bachelor's level in english by this school. Dominican is a 4-year institution.

30. Governors State University

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

Governors State University offers two programs in english. Specifically, this school offers students one English degree at the bachelor's level and one master's level degree in english. GSU is in the suburbs of University Park, Illinois. Overall, 5,660 students seek degrees in 57 programs at GSU.

31. Lewis University

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

Lewis University, which is very close to Romeoville, Illinois, is in a rural area and Lewis offers one English program. 6,139 students seek degrees in 103 programs at this medium-sized school, overall.

32. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

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

Southern Illinois University Carbondale offers seven programs in english. More specifically, SIU offers students two English degrees at the bachelor's level, three English degrees at the master's level, and two English degrees at the doctorate level. This university is in Carbondale, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 20,037 students seek degrees in 218 SIUC programs.

33. The University of Illinois at Springfield

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

The University of Illinois at Springfield offers two English programs. Of those, this school offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in english and one degree at the master's level in english. This school is 4.0 miles from the heart of downtown. It is a public 4-year institution.

34. The University of St Francis

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

The University of St Francis, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is located in Joliet, IL and it offers one English program. Overall, 3,255 students seek degrees in 63 University of St Francis programs.

35. Roosevelt University

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

Roosevelt University is located in the center of Chicago. It offers three English programs. More specifically, this school offers one bachelor's level english degree to students and two English degrees at the master's level. 6,766 students pursue degrees in 113 Roosevelt University programs, overall.

36. Greenville College

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

Greenville College offers one English program. 1,605 students seek degrees in 56 programs at this school, overall.

37. Lincoln College

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

Founded in 1865, Lincoln College is a 4-year institution. It is located in town of Lincoln, Illinois. It offers subjects including healthcare administration and history. It offers students three certificates, 15 associates level degrees, and six bachelors level degrees. 1,311 students sought degrees from the 19 programs at this small school in 2010. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

38. DePaul University

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

DePaul University offers four English programs. Out of those, DePaul offers one bachelor's level english degree to students and three master's level english degrees. This school is located in the center of Chicago. It is a 4-year institution.

39. Bradley University

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

Bradley University, which is near the center of the city, is in Peoria, IL. BU offers two programs in english. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level english degree by it and one master's level english degree. Overall, 5,813 students pursue degrees in 141 Bradley programs.

40. Olivet Nazarene University

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

Olivet Nazarene University is in the suburbs of Bourbonnais, Illinois. This school offers two programs in english. It offers students two bachelor's level degrees in english. It is a 4-year institution.

41. 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 five programs in english. Specifically, UIUC offers students two bachelor's level english degrees, two degrees at the master's level in english, and one English degree at the doctorate level. The U of I is 0.9 miles from the heart of downtown. 43,862 students seek degrees in 358 programs at this university, overall.

42. McKendree University

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

McKendree University offers one program in english and it is in the suburbs of Lebanon, Illinois. It is a 4-year institution.

43. Northern Illinois University

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

Northern Illinois University is located in the suburbs of Dekalb, Illinois. It offers three programs in english. More specifically, this university offers students one English degree at the bachelor's level, one master's level degree in english, and one English degree at the doctorate level. This large university is one of 10 research universities in Illinois.

44. Aurora University

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

Aurora University is in the suburbs of Aurora, Illinois and it offers one English program. It is a 4-year institution.

45. The College of Lake County

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

The College of Lake County offers two programs in english. More specifically, it offers one English certificate to students and one associate's level english degree. This college is in the suburbs of Grayslake, Illinois. This community college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this college is the largest institution in the state of Illinois offering english.

46. Concordia University - Chicago

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

Concordia University-Chicago is located in the suburbs of River Forest, Illinois. It offers two English programs. This liberal arts college offers students two bachelor's level english degrees. Concordia is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

47. Eastern Illinois University

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

Eastern Illinois University is in town of Charleston, Illinois. This school offers two English programs. Of those, EIU offers one degree at the bachelor's level in english to students and one degree at the master's level in english. This public school is a public 4-year institution.

48. North Central College

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

North Central College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Naperville, IL. It offers two programs in english. It offers students two English degrees at the bachelor's level. Overall, 2,902 students seek degrees in 66 North Central College programs.

49. Elmhurst College

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

Elmhurst College offers three programs in english. Specifically, it offers two degrees at the bachelor's level in english to students and one English degree at the master's level. It is in the suburbs of Elmhurst, Illinois. This school is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

50. Chicago State University

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

Chicago State University offers three programs in english. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level english degree by it and two degrees at the master's level in english. This school is a public 4-year institution. This school is the seventh largest institution in the state of Illinois offering english in terms of programs.

51. Western Illinois University

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

Western Illinois University is in town of Macomb, Illinois. WIU offers three programs in english. Specifically, this school offers one English certificate to students, one degree at the bachelor's level in english, and one English degree at the master's level. It is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois.

52. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

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

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville offers six programs in english. Out of those, students are offered two English certificates by it, two English degrees at the bachelor's level, and two master's level english degrees. This research university is located in the suburbs of Edwardsville, Illinois. SIUE is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. SIUE is the largest institution in the state of Illinois offering english in terms of programs.

53. Millikin University

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

Millikin University, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Decatur, IL. It offers two English programs. MU offers students two bachelor's level degrees in english. Milikin is a 4-year institution.

54. 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 five English programs. More specifically, ISU offers one certificate in english to students, one bachelor's level degree in english, two English degrees at the master's level, and one English degree at the doctorate level. It is a public 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks ninth in the state of Illinois.

55. Saint Xavier University

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

Saint Xavier University offers three programs in english. Out of those, SXU offers students one bachelor's level english degree and two degrees at the master's level in english. It is located near Chicago, IL. This mid-sized school is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering English programs.

56. The Illinois Institute of Technology

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

The Illinois Institute of Technology, which is 3.1 miles from the center of the city, is in Chicago, IL and it offers one program in english. This research university is a 4-year research institution. This university is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering English programs.

57. The University of Illinois at Chicago

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

The University of Illinois at Chicago offers three English programs. Specifically, UIC offers students one English degree at the bachelor's level, one English degree at the master's level, and one doctorate level english degree. It is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown. Overall, 27,850 students seek degrees in 206 programs at this university.

58. 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 this school offers one English program.

59. Northwestern University

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

Northwestern University, which is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Evanston, IL. This university offers six programs in english. Out of those, NU offers one certificate in english to students, two bachelor's level english degrees, two degrees at the master's level in english, and one English degree at the doctorate level. It is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois.