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Interior Design Schools in Illinois

There are 13 schools in the state of Illinois offering interior design programs. In 2010, 518 students graduated from programs at Illinois interior design schools. 345 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 139 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

560 students graduate from interior design programs in Illinois, on average, every year. This accounts for 6% of students who schools in the United States graduate from interior design programs. Out of those, 25 students graduated with certificates in interior design, 139 with an associate's level degree, 345 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and nine with a master's level degree.

13 interior design schools are located in this Great Lakes state. Out of these, while seven schools are private, six schools are public. While tuition at a private interior design school varies from $14,227 to $20,100, tuition at a public interior design school is $10,468.

Average tuition for interior design programs is $14,212. While the highest tuition for programs in interior design, which is $20,100 per year, is at the Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $10,468 every year, is at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Illinois schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in interior design.

Interior Design Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

560 students graduate from interior design programs in Illinois, on average, every year. This accounts for 6% of students who schools in the United States graduate from interior design programs. Out of those, 25 students graduated with certificates in interior design, 139 with an associate's level degree, 345 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and nine with a master's level degree.

Interior Design Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 17
  • Certificate 2007: 8
  • Certificate 2008: 49
  • Certificate 2009: 16
  • Certificate 2010: 25
  • Associate 2006: 122
  • Associate 2007: 115
  • Associate 2008: 122
  • Associate 2009: 134
  • Associate 2010: 139
  • Bachelor 2006: 342
  • Bachelor 2007: 405
  • Bachelor 2008: 428
  • Bachelor 2009: 384
  • Bachelor 2010: 345
  • Master 2006: 5
  • Master 2007: 7
  • Master 2008: 4
  • Master 2009: 3
  • Master 2010: 9

Interior Design Program Availability in Illinois

Illinois schools offer a total of 22 interior design programs. Of these programs, approximately 31.8% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Interior Design Program Availability in Illinois

  • Certificate: 6
  • Associate: 7
  • Bachelor: 7
  • Master: 2

Career Trends

Interior Designers — Salary by Percentile

Interior Designers — Salary by Percentile

Interior Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26400
  • 25th Percentile: 34800
  • Median: 45540
  • 75th Percentile: 62650
  • 90th Percentile: 79760

Career Trends

Interior Designers — Employment Trend

Interior Designers — Employment Trend

Interior Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 46000
  • Median Salary 2007: 48760
  • Median Salary 2008: 47450
  • Median Salary 2009: 47010
  • Median Salary 2010: 45540
  • Total Employed 2006: 2880
  • Total Employed 2007: 3180
  • Total Employed 2008: 2660
  • Total Employed 2009: 2090
  • Total Employed 2010: 1760

Illinois vs National Interior Design Employment

Illinois vs National Interior Design Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 4.387% (1760)

Interior Design Schools in Illinois

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1. The Illinois Institute of Art - Chicago

350 N Orleans St
Chicago, IL 60654-1593
(312) 280-3500

The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago is 0.8 miles from the center of the city and AI-Illinois offers one program in interior design. AI-Illinois is a for-profit 4-year institution. AI is the third biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering interior design.

2. Judson University

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

Judson University is a 4-year institution, founded in 1913. JU, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Elgin, IL. JU offers students 39 bachelors level degrees and four masters level degrees. 1,178 students sought degrees from the 42 programs at this liberal arts college in 2010. This school offers subjects including education, accounting, and chemistry. Judson is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. JU is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

3. The International Academy of Design and Technology - Chicago

One North State Street - Suite 500
Chicago, IL 60602-3300
(312) 980-9200

The International Academy of Design and Technology-Chicago is located in the center of Chicago and IADT offers one interior design program. In terms of programs, it is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering interior design.

4. Columbia College - Chicago

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

Columbia College-Chicago is located in the center of Chicago. It offers two programs in interior design. More specifically, this school offers one degree at the bachelor's level in interior design to students and one master's level degree in interior design. It is a 4-year institution. This large school is the second oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering interior design programs.

5. The Harrington College of Design

200 W. Madison
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 939-4975

The Harrington College of Design is in the center of Chicago. Harrington offers four programs in interior design. Specifically, it offers students one interior design certificate, one associate's level degree in interior design, one interior design degree at the bachelor's level, and one degree at the master's level in interior design. 1,001 students seek degrees in seven Harrington programs, overall. It is the biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering interior design in terms of programs.

6. The Illinois Institute of Art - Schaumburg

1000 Plaza Drive Ste. 100
Schaumburg, IL 60173-4913
(847) 619-3450

The Illinois Institute of Art-Schaumburg is 2.3 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers two interior design programs. Specifically, it offers students one interior design certificate and one interior design degree at the bachelor's level. AI is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering interior design in terms of programs.

7. 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 interior design. This university is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. This university is the biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering interior design.

8. The College of DuPage

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

The College of DuPage offers two interior design programs. Of those, students are offered one interior design certificate by this college and one associate's level interior design degree. This community college is located in the suburbs of Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Overall, 26,722 students seek degrees in 120 programs at this large college. In terms of programs, it is the largest institution in the state of Illinois offering interior design.

9. Triton College

2000 5th Ave
River Grove, IL 60171-1995
(708) 456-0300x3130

Triton College offers two interior design programs. Specifically, this college offers one interior design certificate to students and one associate's level interior design degree. It is located in the suburbs of River Grove, Illinois. 15,253 students seek degrees in 69 programs at this college, overall. This community college is the fifth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering interior design in terms of programs.

10. Harper College

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

Harper College is located in the suburbs of Palatine, Illinois. This school offers two programs in interior design. Of those, this school offers students one certificate in interior design and one interior design degree at the associate's level. This school is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the second biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering interior design.

11. Joliet Junior College

1215 Houbolt Rd
Joliet, IL 60431-8938
(815) 729-9020

Joliet Junior College, which is just a few miles from Joliet, is in a rural setting and it offers one interior design program. This community college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. In terms of enrollment, it ranks third in the state of Illinois.

12. Robert Morris University Illinois

401 S State Street
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 935-6800

Robert Morris University Illinois offers two programs in interior design. Specifically, it offers students one interior design certificate and one associate's level interior design degree. This school is located in the center of Chicago. This school ranks sixth in terms of enrollment in the state of Illinois.

13. Black Hawk College

6600-34th Avenue
Moline, IL 61265-5899
(309) 796-5000

Black Hawk College, which is near the center of the city, is in Moline, IL and it offers one interior design program. This public college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. This college is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in interior design.