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Entrepreneurship Schools in Illinois

There are 21 Illinois schools offering entrepreneurship programs. In 2010, 343 students graduated with degrees from Illinois entrepreneurship schools. 173 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 75 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

319 students graduate from entrepreneurship programs in Illinois, on average, each year. This accounts for 6% of students who US schools graduate from entrepreneurship programs. Out of those, 75 students graduated with entrepreneurship certificates, 34 with a degree at the associate's level, 61 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 173 with a degree at the master's level.

21 entrepreneurship schools are located in Illinois. Of these, five schools are private, while 16 schools are public. Private entrepreneurship school tuition varies from $25,424 to $40,223, while public entrepreneurship school tuitions are $12,053.

Average tuition for entrepreneurship programs is $28,626. While the highest tuition for entrepreneurship programs, which is $40,223 per year, is at Northwestern University, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $12,053 every year, is at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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

Entrepreneurship Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

319 students graduate from entrepreneurship programs in Illinois, on average, each year. This accounts for 6% of students who US schools graduate from entrepreneurship programs. Out of those, 75 students graduated with entrepreneurship certificates, 34 with a degree at the associate's level, 61 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 173 with a degree at the master's level.

Entrepreneurship Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 35
  • Certificate 2007: 40
  • Certificate 2008: 34
  • Certificate 2009: 46
  • Certificate 2010: 75
  • Associate 2006: 20
  • Associate 2007: 22
  • Associate 2008: 26
  • Associate 2009: 13
  • Associate 2010: 34
  • Bachelor 2006: 36
  • Bachelor 2007: 39
  • Bachelor 2008: 46
  • Bachelor 2009: 54
  • Bachelor 2010: 61
  • Master 2006: 194
  • Master 2007: 153
  • Master 2008: 189
  • Master 2009: 203
  • Master 2010: 173

Entrepreneurship Program Availability in Illinois

Schools in this state offer a total of 25 programs in entrepreneurship. Of these programs, about 52% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level, the bachelors level, and the masters level.

Entrepreneurship Program Availability in Illinois

  • Certificate: 13
  • Associate: 6
  • Bachelor: 5
  • Master: 1

Career Trends

General and Operations Managers — Salary by Percentile

General and Operations Managers — Salary by Percentile

General and Operations Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 49290
  • 25th Percentile: 66860
  • Median: 92980
  • 75th Percentile: 140370
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Career Trends

General and Operations Managers — Employment Trend

General and Operations Managers — Employment Trend

General and Operations Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 88440
  • Median Salary 2007: 92390
  • Median Salary 2008: 98800
  • Median Salary 2009: 97150
  • Median Salary 2010: 92980
  • Total Employed 2006: 52240
  • Total Employed 2007: 55860
  • Total Employed 2008: 56900
  • Total Employed 2009: 61640
  • Total Employed 2010: 67340

Illinois vs National Entrepreneurship Employment

Illinois vs National Entrepreneurship Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 3.942% (67340)

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1. Danville Area Community College

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

Danville Area Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1946. This college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Danville, IL. Students are offered 37 certificates and 29 associates level degrees by this college. In 2010, 3,713 students pursued degrees from the 54 programs at this college. This college offers subjects including nursing assisting, counseling, and nursing. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this college. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

2. Heartland Community College

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

Heartland Community College offers one entrepreneurship program and this college is located in Normal, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is a public 2-year institution.

3. Loyola University - Chicago

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

Loyola University-Chicago offers one entrepreneurship program and this university is near the center of the city. 15,951 students pursue degrees in 224 Loyola University-Chicago programs, overall. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering entrepreneurship programs.

4. Lake Land College

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

Lake Land College offers one program in entrepreneurship and this college is located in Mattoon, IL. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. In terms of programs, it is the tenth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering entrepreneurship.

5. The College of DuPage

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

The College of DuPage offers one program in entrepreneurship and it is in the suburbs of Glen Ellyn, Illinois. This college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in the state of Illinois.

6. Elgin Community College

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

Elgin Community College is 2.5 miles from the center of the city. This college offers three programs in entrepreneurship. Of those, this college offers students two entrepreneurship certificates and one associate's level degree in entrepreneurship. It is a public 2-year institution. It ranks eighth in terms of enrollment in the state of Illinois.

7. 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 BU offers one entrepreneurship program. 5,813 students seek degrees in 141 Bradley programs, overall. Bradley is the largest institution in the state of Illinois offering entrepreneurship in terms of programs.

8. Southwestern Illinois College

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

Southwestern Illinois College offers one entrepreneurship program and this school, which is very close to Belleville, Illinois, is located in a rural setting. Overall, 13,221 students seek degrees in 100 programs at this school. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering entrepreneurship.

9. McHenry County College

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

McHenry County College, which is very close to Crystal Lake, Illinois, is in a rural setting and it offers one entrepreneurship program. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the ninth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering entrepreneurship.

10. Harper College

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

Harper College is located in the suburbs of Palatine, Illinois and this school offers one entrepreneurship program. 16,060 students pursue degrees in 94 Harper College programs, overall. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering entrepreneurship.

11. 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 in Champaign, IL and this college offers one program in entrepreneurship. 9,715 students pursue degrees in 71 Parkland College programs, overall. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering entrepreneurship programs.

12. Illinois Central College

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

Illinois Central College is in East Peoria, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one program in entrepreneurship. 13,078 students pursue degrees in 99 Illinois Central College programs, overall. In terms of programs, this college is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering entrepreneurship.

13. 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 and it offers one program in entrepreneurship. This college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. This college is the second largest institution in the state of Illinois offering entrepreneurship.

14. 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 and this school offers one entrepreneurship program. It is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois. It is the oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering entrepreneurship programs.

15. 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 and it offers one entrepreneurship program. This college is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the third biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering entrepreneurship in terms of programs.

16. 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. and it offers one entrepreneurship program. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. It is the oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering entrepreneurship programs.

17. South Suburban College

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

South Suburban College offers three entrepreneurship programs. Out of those, students are offered two entrepreneurship certificates by it and one associate's level entrepreneurship degree. This college is located in the suburbs of South Holland, Illinois. This college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. This college is the second largest institution in the state of Illinois offering entrepreneurship in terms of programs.

18. Millikin University

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

Millikin University, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is located in Decatur, IL and Milikin offers one program in entrepreneurship. This school is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois. Milikin is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in entrepreneurship.

19. 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. and it offers one entrepreneurship program. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. This college is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in entrepreneurship.

20. The University of Illinois at Chicago

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

The University of Illinois at Chicago is near the center of the city and UIC offers one program in entrepreneurship. UIC is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, it is the fifth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering entrepreneurship.

21. 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 and it offers one program in entrepreneurship. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in entrepreneurship.

22. Northwestern University

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

Northwestern University offers one entrepreneurship program and this university, which is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Evanston, IL. Overall, 20,481 students pursue degrees in 315 Northwestern programs. It is the largest institution in the state of Illinois offering entrepreneurship.

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