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Health Science Schools in Illinois

There are six schools in the state of Illinois offering health science programs. 59 students graduated from programs at Illinois health science schools in 2010. 32 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 27 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 63 students graduate from health science programs in this state every year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from health science programs. Specifically, 32 students graduated with a bachelor's level health science degree and 27 with a degree at the master's level.

Six health science schools are in Illinois. And of these, while two schools are public, four schools are private. While public health science school tuition varies from $8,752 to $12,053, tuition at a private health science school varies from $23,130 to $40,223.

Average tuition for health science programs is $26,211. The highest tuition for health science programs, which is $40,223 each year, is at Northwestern University, while the lowest tuition in this Great Lakes state, which is $8,752 every year, is at Chicago State University.

Schools in this state offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for health science students.

Health Science Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

On average, 63 students graduate from health science programs in this state every year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from health science programs. Specifically, 32 students graduated with a bachelor's level health science degree and 27 with a degree at the master's level.

Health Science Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 0
  • Bachelor 2007: 1
  • Bachelor 2008: 34
  • Bachelor 2009: 28
  • Bachelor 2010: 32
  • Master 2006: 22
  • Master 2007: 15
  • Master 2008: 33
  • Master 2009: 20
  • Master 2010: 27
  • Doctorate 2006: 0
  • Doctorate 2007: 0
  • Doctorate 2008: 0
  • Doctorate 2009: 0
  • Doctorate 2010: 0

Health Science Program Availability in Illinois

Schools in Illinois offer a total of seven health science programs. Of these programs, around 42.9% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Health Science Program Availability in Illinois

  • Bachelor: 3
  • Master: 3
  • Doctorate: 1

Medical and Health Services Managers — Salary by Percentile

Medical and Health Services Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 50110
  • 25th Percentile: 64320
  • Median: 83510
  • 75th Percentile: 110600
  • 90th Percentile: 148020

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Salary by Percentile

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 57770
  • 25th Percentile: 85220
  • Median: 114640
  • 75th Percentile: 142820
  • 90th Percentile: 162920

Biomedical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Biomedical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 51830
  • 25th Percentile: 60730
  • Median: 81770
  • 75th Percentile: 100740
  • 90th Percentile: 116750

Clinical Research Coordinators — Salary by Percentile

Clinical Research Coordinators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 69850
  • 25th Percentile: 92750
  • Median: 128640
  • 75th Percentile: 157730
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25780
  • 25th Percentile: 30660
  • Median: 38060
  • 75th Percentile: 47470
  • 90th Percentile: 59500

Industrial Safety and Health Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Industrial Safety and Health Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 55810
  • 25th Percentile: 71320
  • Median: 88830
  • 75th Percentile: 98040
  • 90th Percentile: 104430

Biological Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Biological Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 49090
  • 25th Percentile: 60210
  • Median: 71100
  • 75th Percentile: 84750
  • 90th Percentile: 101090

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22380
  • 25th Percentile: 28580
  • Median: 34790
  • 75th Percentile: 44220
  • 90th Percentile: 60610

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23550
  • 25th Percentile: 28160
  • Median: 35740
  • 75th Percentile: 49260
  • 90th Percentile: 66220

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31970
  • 25th Percentile: 40870
  • Median: 51310
  • 75th Percentile: 79480
  • 90th Percentile: 135910

Neuropsychologists and Clinical Neuropsychologists — Salary by Percentile

Neuropsychologists and Clinical Neuropsychologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39090
  • 25th Percentile: 67150
  • Median: 87280
  • 75th Percentile: 104830
  • 90th Percentile: 116560

Rehabilitation Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Rehabilitation Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22280
  • 25th Percentile: 26960
  • Median: 33440
  • 75th Percentile: 43280
  • 90th Percentile: 64860

Health Educators — Salary by Percentile

Health Educators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25840
  • 25th Percentile: 34600
  • Median: 49080
  • 75th Percentile: 70390
  • 90th Percentile: 86770

Epidemiologists — Salary by Percentile

Epidemiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43360
  • 25th Percentile: 50870
  • Median: 65960
  • 75th Percentile: 89940
  • 90th Percentile: 106770

Clinical Data Managers — Salary by Percentile

Clinical Data Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 54590
  • 25th Percentile: 66310
  • Median: 84890
  • 75th Percentile: 97270
  • 90th Percentile: 106170

Nuclear Equipment Operation Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Nuclear Equipment Operation Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 45780
  • 25th Percentile: 65120
  • Median: 79820
  • 75th Percentile: 93300
  • 90th Percentile: 103360

Clinical Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

Clinical Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37130
  • 25th Percentile: 48160
  • Median: 65940
  • 75th Percentile: 86410
  • 90th Percentile: 115020

Counselors, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Counselors, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22200
  • 25th Percentile: 28070
  • Median: 37550
  • 75th Percentile: 51880
  • 90th Percentile: 66410

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29410
  • 25th Percentile: 46120
  • Median: 58850
  • 75th Percentile: 77250
  • 90th Percentile: 106260

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47310
  • 25th Percentile: 57340
  • Median: 73350
  • 75th Percentile: 90030
  • 90th Percentile: 110220

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Employment Trend

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30750
  • Median Salary 2007: 32700
  • Median Salary 2008: 33010
  • Median Salary 2009: 35270
  • Median Salary 2010: 34790
  • Total Employed 2006: 3430
  • Total Employed 2007: 3360
  • Total Employed 2008: 4600
  • Total Employed 2009: 5570
  • Total Employed 2010: 4600

Epidemiologists — Employment Trend

Epidemiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52175
  • Median Salary 2007: 54170
  • Median Salary 2008: 68450
  • Median Salary 2009: 65940
  • Median Salary 2010: 65960
  • Total Employed 2006: 190
  • Total Employed 2007: 190
  • Total Employed 2008: 120
  • Total Employed 2009: 180
  • Total Employed 2010: 160

Biomedical Engineers — Employment Trend

Biomedical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 62490
  • Median Salary 2007: 64880
  • Median Salary 2008: 88470
  • Median Salary 2009: 81300
  • Median Salary 2010: 81770
  • Total Employed 2006: 355
  • Total Employed 2007: 360
  • Total Employed 2008: 660
  • Total Employed 2009: 830
  • Total Employed 2010: 890

Clinical Research Coordinators — Employment Trend

Clinical Research Coordinators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 89030
  • Median Salary 2007: 94790
  • Median Salary 2008: 127710
  • Median Salary 2009: 120080
  • Median Salary 2010: 128640
  • Total Employed 2006: 840
  • Total Employed 2007: 910
  • Total Employed 2008: 1200
  • Total Employed 2009: 1230
  • Total Employed 2010: 1070

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30430
  • Median Salary 2007: 31400
  • Median Salary 2008: 32180
  • Median Salary 2009: 33650
  • Median Salary 2010: 38060
  • Total Employed 2006: 3930
  • Total Employed 2007: 3760
  • Total Employed 2008: 3250
  • Total Employed 2009: 3150
  • Total Employed 2010: 2160

Industrial Safety and Health Engineers — Employment Trend

Industrial Safety and Health Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 63940
  • Median Salary 2007: 68750
  • Median Salary 2008: 86370
  • Median Salary 2009: 87480
  • Median Salary 2010: 88830
  • Total Employed 2006: 860
  • Total Employed 2007: 820
  • Total Employed 2008: 1320
  • Total Employed 2009: 1380
  • Total Employed 2010: 1430

Biological Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

Biological Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 64950
  • Median Salary 2007: 68680
  • Median Salary 2008: 71560
  • Median Salary 2009: 71930
  • Median Salary 2010: 71100
  • Total Employed 2006: 1060
  • Total Employed 2007: 880
  • Total Employed 2008: 630
  • Total Employed 2009: 590
  • Total Employed 2010: 780

Medical and Health Services Managers — Employment Trend

Medical and Health Services Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 67460
  • Median Salary 2007: 72740
  • Median Salary 2008: 76290
  • Median Salary 2009: 80700
  • Median Salary 2010: 83510
  • Total Employed 2006: 7720
  • Total Employed 2007: 7840
  • Total Employed 2008: 8460
  • Total Employed 2009: 8165
  • Total Employed 2010: 7915

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32630
  • Median Salary 2007: 36980
  • Median Salary 2008: 38270
  • Median Salary 2009: 36700
  • Median Salary 2010: 35740
  • Total Employed 2006: 3060
  • Total Employed 2007: 4340
  • Total Employed 2008: 4550
  • Total Employed 2009: 5690
  • Total Employed 2010: 5850

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 68530
  • Median Salary 2007: 71520
  • Median Salary 2008: 77040
  • Median Salary 2009: 70880
  • Median Salary 2010: 51310
  • Total Employed 2006: 2050
  • Total Employed 2007: 1560
  • Total Employed 2008: 1150
  • Total Employed 2009: 820
  • Total Employed 2010: 1820

Neuropsychologists and Clinical Neuropsychologists — Employment Trend

Neuropsychologists and Clinical Neuropsychologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 82390
  • Median Salary 2007: 82840
  • Median Salary 2008: 81670
  • Median Salary 2009: 81850
  • Median Salary 2010: 87280
  • Total Employed 2006: 290
  • Total Employed 2007: 240
  • Total Employed 2008: 290
  • Total Employed 2009: 280
  • Total Employed 2010: 290

Clinical Data Managers — Employment Trend

Clinical Data Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 66670
  • Median Salary 2007: 75650
  • Median Salary 2008: 84770
  • Median Salary 2009: 84640
  • Median Salary 2010: 84890
  • Total Employed 2006: 370
  • Total Employed 2007: 470
  • Total Employed 2008: 560
  • Total Employed 2009: 560
  • Total Employed 2010: 430

Rehabilitation Counselors — Employment Trend

Rehabilitation Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29570
  • Median Salary 2007: 29270
  • Median Salary 2008: 31320
  • Median Salary 2009: 32690
  • Median Salary 2010: 33440
  • Total Employed 2006: 3490
  • Total Employed 2007: 3040
  • Total Employed 2008: 3680
  • Total Employed 2009: 3620
  • Total Employed 2010: 3370

Health Educators — Employment Trend

Health Educators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41120
  • Median Salary 2007: 44140
  • Median Salary 2008: 45000
  • Median Salary 2009: 43160
  • Median Salary 2010: 49080
  • Total Employed 2006: 1430
  • Total Employed 2007: 1680
  • Total Employed 2008: 1680
  • Total Employed 2009: 2140
  • Total Employed 2010: 2130

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Employment Trend

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56590
  • Median Salary 2007: 60740
  • Median Salary 2008: 88575
  • Median Salary 2009: 116410
  • Median Salary 2010: 114640
  • Total Employed 2006: 930
  • Total Employed 2007: 1020
  • Total Employed 2008: 1025
  • Total Employed 2009: 990
  • Total Employed 2010: 960

Nuclear Equipment Operation Technicians — Employment Trend

Nuclear Equipment Operation Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 67660
  • Median Salary 2007: 66480
  • Median Salary 2008: 82000
  • Median Salary 2009: 79530
  • Median Salary 2010: 79820
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Clinical Psychologists — Employment Trend

Clinical Psychologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54290
  • Median Salary 2007: 58860
  • Median Salary 2008: 66440
  • Median Salary 2009: 67800
  • Median Salary 2010: 65940
  • Total Employed 2006: 5040
  • Total Employed 2007: 4830
  • Total Employed 2008: 4410
  • Total Employed 2009: 3890
  • Total Employed 2010: 4460

Counselors, All Other — Employment Trend

Counselors, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32050
  • Median Salary 2007: 32140
  • Median Salary 2008: 36510
  • Median Salary 2009: 35160
  • Median Salary 2010: 37550
  • Total Employed 2006: 1280
  • Total Employed 2007: 1540
  • Total Employed 2008: 1700
  • Total Employed 2009: 2070
  • Total Employed 2010: 1830

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists — Employment Trend

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52445
  • Median Salary 2007: 54450
  • Median Salary 2008: 56190
  • Median Salary 2009: 57190
  • Median Salary 2010: 58850
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 73350
  • Median Salary 2007: 78090
  • Median Salary 2008: 76870
  • Median Salary 2009: 75840
  • Median Salary 2010: 73350
  • Total Employed 2006: 15990
  • Total Employed 2007: 16650
  • Total Employed 2008: 17460
  • Total Employed 2009: 19690
  • Total Employed 2010: 17890

Illinois vs National Health Science Employment

Illinois vs National Health Science Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 3.257% (58145)

Health Science Schools in Illinois

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1. Wheaton College

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

Wheaton College is located in the suburbs of Wheaton, Illinois and it offers one program in health science. It is a 4-year institution. This school is the fourth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering health science.

2. Rush University

600 S. Paulina St. STE 440
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 942-7100

Rush University, which is 2.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Chicago, IL and Rush offers one health science program. Overall, 1,917 students seek degrees in 33 programs at this specialized university. This university is the third largest institution in the state of Illinois offering health science in terms of programs.

3. Loyola University - Chicago

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

Founded in 1870, Loyola University-Chicago is a 4-year research institution. This university, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Chicago, IL. Loyola is the 14th biggest institution in the state of Illinois. Loyola offers subjects such as forensic science and healthcare management. It offers 14 certificates, 74 degrees at the bachelors level, 94 masters level degrees, and 42 doctoral level degrees to students. 15,951 students sought degrees from the 144 programs at this university in 2010. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This big university is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois.

4. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

601 E John Street
Champaign, IL 61820-5711
(217) 333-1000

Founded in 1867, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a public, 4-year, research institution. Illinois, which is near the center of the city, is in Champaign, IL. It is the biggest institution in the state of Illinois. It offers subjects including communications and public administration. Illinois offers students 11 certificates, 131 bachelors level degrees, 124 masters level degrees, and 92 doctoral level degrees. 43,862 students pursued degrees from the 182 programs at this university in 2010. This university is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. UIUC is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois.

5. McKendree University

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

McKendree University is in the suburbs of Lebanon, Illinois and it offers one program in health science. It is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois. In terms of programs, McKendree is the second biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering health science.

6. Chicago State University

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

Chicago State University offers one health science program. CSU is a public 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks second in the state of Illinois.

7. 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 heart of downtown and UIC offers one program in health science. It is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. This university is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in health science.

8. Northwestern University

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

Northwestern University, which is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Evanston, IL. NU offers two health science programs. Of those, students are offered one health science degree at the master's level by Northwestern and one degree at the doctorate level in health science. Overall, 20,481 students pursue degrees in 315 programs at NU. NU is the oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in health science.