OpenSite

Get Started!

School Finder

Start here to find your school

1
2
3

History Schools in Illinois

There are 47 schools in the state of Illinois offering history programs. 1,840 students graduated from programs at Illinois history schools in 2010. 1,597 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 182 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

1,835 students graduate from programs in this state in history, on average, per year. This accounts for 4% of students who schools in the United States graduate from history programs. Out of those, 1,597 students graduated with a history degree at the bachelor's level, 182 with a degree at the master's level, and 61 with a degree at the doctorate level.

47 history schools are located in this state. And of these, 11 schools are public, while 36 schools are private. While tuition at a private history school varies from $14,996 to $42,041, tuition at a public history school varies from $7,492 to $13,096.

Average tuition for programs in history is $22,623. The highest tuition for history programs, which is $42,041 each year, is at the University of Chicago, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $7,492 every year, is at Northeastern Illinois University.

Illinois history schools offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

History Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

1,835 students graduate from programs in this state in history, on average, per year. This accounts for 4% of students who schools in the United States graduate from history programs. Out of those, 1,597 students graduated with a history degree at the bachelor's level, 182 with a degree at the master's level, and 61 with a degree at the doctorate level.

History Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 1514
  • Bachelor 2007: 1575
  • Bachelor 2008: 1583
  • Bachelor 2009: 1551
  • Bachelor 2010: 1597
  • Master 2006: 153
  • Master 2007: 177
  • Master 2008: 182
  • Master 2009: 195
  • Master 2010: 182
  • Doctorate 2006: 58
  • Doctorate 2007: 59
  • Doctorate 2008: 65
  • Doctorate 2009: 75
  • Doctorate 2010: 61

History Program Availability in Illinois

Schools in this state offer a total of 75 history programs. Of these programs, approximately 64% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

History Program Availability in Illinois

  • Bachelor: 48
  • Master: 19
  • Doctorate: 8

Career Trends

Historians — Salary by Percentile

Historians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24790
  • 25th Percentile: 27050
  • Median: 38790
  • 75th Percentile: 79290
  • 90th Percentile: 96700

Anthropologists — Salary by Percentile

Anthropologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32150
  • 25th Percentile: 39000
  • Median: 52620
  • 75th Percentile: 72700
  • 90th Percentile: 90490

Career Trends

Historians — Employment Trend

Historians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40690
  • Median Salary 2007: 38900
  • Median Salary 2008: 41730
  • Median Salary 2009: 34620
  • Median Salary 2010: 38790
  • Total Employed 2006: 140
  • Total Employed 2007: 130
  • Total Employed 2008: 130
  • Total Employed 2009: 100
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Anthropologists — Employment Trend

Anthropologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 51675
  • Median Salary 2007: 53650
  • Median Salary 2008: 50090
  • Median Salary 2009: 50000
  • Median Salary 2010: 52620
  • Total Employed 2006: 175
  • Total Employed 2007: 175
  • Total Employed 2008: 175
  • Total Employed 2009: 170
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Illinois vs National History Employment

Illinois vs National History Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 1.544% (130)

History Schools in Illinois

1-20 of 48

Change Your Location

Degrees Available

Campus Setting

Acceptance Rate

% - %

Graduation Rate

% - %

Total Student Population

-

Average Math SAT

-

Average Verbal SAT

-

Average ACT Score

-

In-State Tuition

$ - $

Out-of-State Tuition

$ - $

1. Rockford College

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

Rockford College is near the center of the city and it offers one program in history. This liberal arts college is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

2. Wheaton College

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

Wheaton College is in the suburbs of Wheaton, Illinois and this school offers one history program. Wheaton is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

3. Judson University

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

Judson University offers one history program and Judson, which is 1.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Elgin, IL. JU is a 4-year institution.

4. 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 it offers one history program. This liberal arts college is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

5. MacMurray College

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

MacMurray College is located in Jacksonville, IL and it offers one program in history. Overall, 528 students seek degrees in 24 programs at MacMurray. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in history.

6. Quincy University

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

Quincy University offers one program in history. This school is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

7. Benedictine University

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

Benedictine University offers one history program and this school is in the suburbs of Lisle, Illinois. It is a 4-year institution.

8. 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 center of the city, is located in Chicago, IL. It offers two history programs. Specifically, it offers one bachelor's level degree in history to students and one degree at the master's level in history. It is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois.

9. Illinois Wesleyan University

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

Illinois Wesleyan University is in the center of Bloomington and Illinios Wesleyan offers one program in history. It is a 4-year institution.

10. Knox College

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

Knox College is in town of Galesburg, Illinois and it offers one program in history. It is a 4-year institution.

11. 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 program in history. Overall, 2,564 students seek degrees in 57 programs at Trinity.

12. Trinity Christian College

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

Trinity Christian College offers one program in history and Trinity is in the suburbs of Palos Heights, Illinois. It is a 4-year institution.

13. Augustana College

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

Augustana College offers one program in history and this school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Rock Island, IL. It is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the second largest institution in the state of Illinois offering history.

14. The University of Chicago

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

The University of Chicago offers six history programs. Specifically, this university offers two history degrees at the bachelor's level to students, two master's level history degrees, and two degrees at the doctorate level in history. It is near the center of the city. This large university is a 4-year research institution. In terms of programs, UChicago is the biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering history.

15. Eureka College

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

Eureka College offers one program in history. It 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 history program. 1,375 students pursue degrees in 33 Monmouth College programs, overall.

17. 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 setting and Principia offers one program in history. This liberal arts college is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

18. Illinois College

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

Illinois College is in Jacksonville, IL and it offers one program in history. It is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

19. Blackburn College

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

Blackburn College is located in town of Carlinville, Illinois and Blackburn offers one program in history. It is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois. It is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering history in terms of programs.

20. Loyola University - Chicago

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

Loyola University-Chicago offers four history programs. Specifically, Loyola offers one degree at the bachelor's level in history to students, two history degrees at the master's level, and one doctorate level degree in history. This university is near the center of the city. 15,951 students pursue degrees in 224 Loyola University-Chicago programs, overall. It is the eighth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering history.

21. Dominican University

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

Dominican University is in the suburbs of River Forest, Illinois and it offers one history program. Overall, 3,748 students pursue degrees in 76 Dominican University programs.

22. Lewis University

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

Lewis University, which is very close to Romeoville, Illinois, is located in a rural area and this school offers one history program. 6,139 students pursue degrees in 103 Lewis programs, overall.

23. 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. SIUC offers three history programs. Out of those, students are offered one history degree at the bachelor's level by it, one master's level history degree, and one history degree at the doctorate level. SIUC is a public, 4-year, research institution.

24. The University of Illinois at Springfield

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

The University of Illinois at Springfield offers two programs in history. Specifically, UIS offers one degree at the bachelor's level in history to students and one history degree at the master's level. It is 4.0 miles from the heart of downtown. UIS is a public 4-year institution.

25. 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 center of the city, is located in Joliet, IL and it offers one history program.

26. Roosevelt University

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

Roosevelt University offers two history programs. More specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level history degree by Roosevelt and one master's level degree in history. It is located in the center of Chicago. Overall, 6,766 students pursue degrees in 113 Roosevelt University programs.

27. Greenville College

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

Greenville College offers one program in history. 1,605 students pursue degrees in 56 GC programs, overall.

28. 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.

29. DePaul University

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

DePaul University is in the center of Chicago. DePaul offers two programs in history. Out of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in history by DePaul and one master's level degree in history. In terms of programs, this school is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering history.

30. 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 located in Peoria, IL and BU offers one history program. Bradley is a 4-year institution.

31. 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 history programs. Specifically, ONU offers one bachelor's level history degree to students and one master's level degree in history. This school is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

32. 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 0.9 miles from the center of the city. The U of I offers three programs in history. Of those, UIUC offers one bachelor's level degree in history to students, one degree at the master's level in history, and one degree at the doctorate level in history. Overall, 43,862 students pursue degrees in 358 U of I programs. Illinois is the seventh largest institution in the state of Illinois offering history in terms of programs.

33. McKendree University

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

McKendree University offers one program in history and it is located in the suburbs of Lebanon, Illinois. It is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

34. 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. NIU offers three history programs. Out of those, Northern Illinois offers students one bachelor's level history degree, one history degree at the master's level, and one doctorate level degree in history. It is one of 10 research universities in Illinois. It is the third largest institution in the state of Illinois offering history in terms of programs.

35. Aurora University

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

Aurora University is located in the suburbs of Aurora, Illinois and AU offers one program in history. Overall, 4,437 students seek degrees in 47 programs at this school.

36. Concordia University - Chicago

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

Concordia University-Chicago is in the suburbs of River Forest, Illinois and it offers one program in history. It is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

37. 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 history programs. Out of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in history by it and one master's level history degree. This school is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois.

38. North Central College

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

North Central College offers one history program and this school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Naperville, IL. 2,902 students seek degrees in 66 North Central College programs, overall.

39. Elmhurst College

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

Elmhurst College offers one program in history and this school is located in the suburbs of Elmhurst, Illinois. This school is a 4-year institution.

40. Chicago State University

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

Chicago State University offers two history programs. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level history degree by this school and one degree at the master's level in history. Overall, 7,354 students seek degrees in 59 CSU programs.

41. Western Illinois University

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

Western Illinois University is located in town of Macomb, Illinois. It offers two history programs. Of those, this public school offers one bachelor's level history degree to students and one master's level degree in history. 12,585 students seek degrees in 111 WIU programs, overall.

42. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

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

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is in the suburbs of Edwardsville, Illinois. SIUE offers two programs in history. Of those, this public university offers one bachelor's level history degree to students and one degree at the master's level in history. This university is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois.

43. Millikin University

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

Millikin University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Decatur, IL and it offers one history program. Overall, 2,328 students seek degrees in 44 MU programs.

44. Illinois State University

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

Illinois State University is in the center of Normal. ISU offers two programs in history. Specifically, it offers students one bachelor's level history degree and one history degree at the master's level. It is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois.

45. Saint Xavier University

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

Saint Xavier University is located near Chicago, IL and this school offers one program in history. It is a 4-year institution. This medium-sized school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering history programs.

46. The University of Illinois at Chicago

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

The University of Illinois at Chicago offers three programs in history. Of those, it offers one degree at the bachelor's level in history to students, one master's level degree in history, and one degree at the doctorate level in history. UIC is 1.2 miles from the center of the city. This public university is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering history.

47. North Park University

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

North Park University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Chicago, IL and it offers one program in history. It is a 4-year institution.

48. Northwestern University

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

Northwestern University offers three history programs. Of those, it offers one bachelor's level history degree to students, one history degree at the master's level, and one degree at the doctorate level in history. NU, which is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Evanston, IL. Northwestern is a 4-year research institution. In terms of programs, NU is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering history.