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Massage Therapy Schools in Illinois

There are 42 Illinois schools offering massage therapy programs. In 2010, 1,384 students graduated with degrees from Illinois massage therapy schools. 1,345 of all these students graduated with certificates and 39 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 1,652 students graduate from programs in Illinois in massage therapy every year. This accounts for 5% of massage therapy students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 1,345 students graduated with massage therapy certificates and 39 with an associate's level degree.

42 massage therapy schools are in this state. Of these, while 21 schools are public, 21 schools are private. Private massage therapy school tuition varies from $8,480 to $20,980, while tuition at a public massage therapy school varies from $2,352 to $4,128.

Average tuition for massage therapy programs is $3,717. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $2,352 per year, is at Waubonsee Community College, while the highest tuition for massage therapy programs, which is $20,980 each year, is at Northwestern College.

Massage therapy schools in this state offer certificates and associates degrees.

Massage Therapy Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

On average, 1,652 students graduate from programs in Illinois in massage therapy every year. This accounts for 5% of massage therapy students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 1,345 students graduated with massage therapy certificates and 39 with an associate's level degree.

Massage Therapy Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 1460
  • Certificate 2007: 1205
  • Certificate 2008: 1892
  • Certificate 2009: 1327
  • Certificate 2010: 1345
  • Associate 2006: 29
  • Associate 2007: 25
  • Associate 2008: 28
  • Associate 2009: 40
  • Associate 2010: 39

Massage Therapy Program Availability in Illinois

Illinois schools offer a total of 51 programs in massage therapy. Of these programs, approximately 82.4% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Massage Therapy Program Availability in Illinois

  • Certificate: 42
  • Associate: 9

Career Trends

Massage Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Massage Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Massage Therapists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17690
  • 25th Percentile: 20750
  • Median: 31130
  • 75th Percentile: 43060
  • 90th Percentile: 62490

Career Trends

Massage Therapists — Employment Trend

Massage Therapists — Employment Trend

Massage Therapists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37530
  • Median Salary 2007: 39120
  • Median Salary 2008: 35690
  • Median Salary 2009: 35100
  • Median Salary 2010: 31130
  • Total Employed 2006: 1790
  • Total Employed 2007: 1950
  • Total Employed 2008: 2690
  • Total Employed 2009: 2800
  • Total Employed 2010: 2720

Illinois vs National Massage Therapy Employment

Illinois vs National Massage Therapy Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 4.530% (2720)

Massage Therapy Schools in Illinois

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1. The National University of Health Sciences

200 E Roosevelt Rd
Lombard, IL 60148-4583
(630) 629-2000

The National University of Health Sciences is in the suburbs of Lombard, Illinois. National University offers two programs in massage therapy. Specifically, it offers one massage therapy certificate to students and one associate's level degree in massage therapy. It is a 4-year institution. NUHS is the third oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in massage therapy.

2. The La James International College - East Moline

485 42nd Ave
East Moline, IL 61244
(309) 755-1313

The La James International College-East Moline is a for-profit institution. It is in the suburbs of East Moline, Illinois. It offers subjects including healthcare and massage therapy. It offers students five certificates. In 2010, 41 students pursued degrees from the five programs at this vocational school. The National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences accredits this school. It is one of 100 vocational schools in Illinois.

3. The Cortiva Institute - Chicago

17 N. State Street- Suite 500
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 753-7900

The Cortiva Institute-Chicago is in the center of Chicago and this school offers one program in massage therapy. 1,343 students seek degrees in one Cortiva Institute-Chicago program, overall. In terms of programs, it is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering massage therapy.

4. The Universal Spa Training Academy

340 Burlington Ave
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 968-6800

The Universal Spa Training Academy offers one massage therapy program and it is located in the suburbs of Downers Grove, Illinois. 35 students seek degrees in three Universal Spa Training Academy programs, overall.

5. Everest College - Chicago

247 South State Street #400
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 913-1616

Everest College-Chicago is in the center of Chicago and it offers one program in massage therapy. It is a for-profit institution.

6. Everest College - Skokie

9811 Woods Drive
Skokie, IL 60077-1074
(847) 470-0277

Everest College-Skokie is 2.1 miles from the center of the city and it offers one program in massage therapy. It is a for-profit institution. In terms of programs, this vocational school is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering massage therapy.

7. The Midwest Technical Institute - East Peoria

280 High Point Ln
East Peoria, IL 61611
(309) 427-2750

The Midwest Technical Institute-East Peoria is in the suburbs of East Peoria, Illinois and this school offers one program in massage therapy. This school is a for-profit institution.

8. Illinois Eastern Community Colleges - Olney Central College

305 N West Street
Olney, IL 62450
(618) 393-2982

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Olney Central College offers one program in massage therapy. Overall, 1,603 students seek degrees in 26 programs at this college.

9. Shawnee Community College

8364 Shawnee College Rd
Ullin, IL 62992
(618) 634-3200

Shawnee Community College offers one program in massage therapy and it is located in Ullin, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 2,359 students pursue degrees in 38 Shawnee Community College programs.

10. Northwestern College - Southwestern

7725 South Harlem Avenue
Bridgeview, IL 60455
(888) 205-2283

Northwestern College-Southwestern is in the suburbs of Bridgeview, Illinois. It offers two massage therapy programs. More specifically, it offers students one massage therapy certificate and one degree at the associate's level in massage therapy. 1,244 students seek degrees in 33 Northwestern College-Southwestern programs, overall.

11. Everest College - Merrionette Park

11560 S. Kedzie
Merrionette Park, IL 60803
(708) 239-0055

Everest College-Merrionette Park is in the suburbs of Merrionette Park, Illinois and it offers one massage therapy program. This school is a for-profit institution. In terms of programs, this school is the eighth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering massage therapy.

12. The Alvareitas College of Cosmetology - Godfrey

3048 Godfrey Rd
Godfrey, IL 62035-4150
(618) 466-8952

The Alvareitas College of Cosmetology-Godfrey is in the suburbs of Godfrey, Illinois and this school offers one massage therapy program. This vocational school is one of 100 vocational schools in Illinois.

13. Everest College - Burr Ridge

6880 N Frontage Rd-Ste 400
Burr Ridge, IL 60527
(630) 920-1102

Everest College-Burr Ridge is located in the suburbs of Burr Ridge, Illinois and it offers one program in massage therapy. This vocational school is a for-profit institution.

14. The Sanford-Brown College - Collinsville

1101 Eastport Plaza Drive
Collinsville, IL 62234-6108
(618) 344-5600

The Sanford-Brown College-Collinsville is in the suburbs of Collinsville, Illinois. This school offers two programs in massage therapy. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in massage therapy by it and one degree at the associate's level in massage therapy. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

15. The University of Spa & Cosmetology Arts

2913 W. White Oaks Dr.
Springfield, IL 62704
(217) 753-8990

The University of Spa & Cosmetology Arts, which is 3.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Springfield, IL and this school offers one massage therapy program. This vocational school is one of 100 vocational schools in Illinois.

16. The First Institute Inc

790 McHenry Ave
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-3500

The First Institute Inc is in the suburbs of Crystal Lake, Illinois and it offers one program in massage therapy. This school is one of 100 vocational schools in Illinois.

17. Illinois Valley Community College

815 N Orlando Smith Ave
Oglesby, IL 61348-9692
(815) 224-2720

Illinois Valley Community College is in Oglesby, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one massage therapy program. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in massage therapy.

18. The SOLEX Medical Academy

350 E Dundee Rd Ste 207
Wheeling, IL 60090-3104
(847) 229-9595x103

The SOLEX Medical Academy is in the suburbs of Wheeling, Illinois and it offers one program in massage therapy. 33 students pursue degrees in one SOLEX Medical Academy program, overall.

19. Rockford Career College

1130 South Alpine Road
Rockford, IL 61108
(815) 965-8616

Rockford Career College offers two programs in massage therapy. Specifically, students are offered one massage therapy certificate by it and one associate's level degree in massage therapy. This vocational school is 3.5 miles from the heart of downtown. This vocational school is one of 100 vocational schools in Illinois. It is the seventh largest institution in the state of Illinois offering massage therapy in terms of programs.

20. The Midwest Technical Institute - Springfield

2731 Farmers Market Road
Springfield, IL 62707
(217) 527-8324

The Midwest Technical Institute-Springfield is 5.0 miles from the center of the city and this school offers one program in massage therapy. It is a for-profit institution.

21. The European Massage Therapy School - Skokie

8707 Skokie Blvd Ste 106
Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 673-7595

The European Massage Therapy School-Skokie offers one program in massage therapy and it is 0.8 miles from the center of the city. 101 students pursue degrees in one program at this school, overall. In terms of programs, it is the seventh largest institution in the state of Illinois offering massage therapy.

22. Rasmussen College - Illinois

6000 East State Street- 4th Floor
Rockford, IL 61108-2513
(815) 316-4800

Rasmussen College-Illinois, which is near the center of the city, is in Rockford, IL. Rasmussen offers two programs in massage therapy. Out of those, it offers one massage therapy certificate to students and one associate's level massage therapy degree.

23. The Soma Institute-The National School of Clinical Massage Therapy

55 E. Jackson Boulevard - Ste 300
Chicago, IL 60604-4110
(312) 939-2723

The Soma Institute-The National School of Clinical Massage Therapy is in the center of Chicago and it offers one massage therapy program. This school is one of 100 vocational schools in Illinois.

24. The Pacific College of Oriental Medicine - Chicago

65 East Wacker Place
Chicago, IL 60601
(773) 477-4822x301

The Pacific College of Oriental Medicine-Chicago is near the center of the city and this school offers one massage therapy program. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution.

25. Lake Land College

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

Lake Land College is located in town of Mattoon, Illinois and it offers one program in massage therapy. This college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

26. Southeastern Illinois College

3575 College Road
Harrisburg, IL 62946
(618) 252-5400

Southeastern Illinois College, which is near Harrisburg, is in a rural area and this college offers one program in massage therapy. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering massage therapy programs.

27. The College of DuPage

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

The College of DuPage offers one massage therapy program and this college is located in the suburbs of Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Overall, 26,722 students seek degrees in 120 programs at this community college.

28. Carl Sandburg College

2400 Tom L. Wilson Boulevard
Galesburg, IL 61401
(309) 344-2518

Carl Sandburg College offers one massage therapy program and this college, which is very close to Galesburg, Illinois, is located in a rural setting. It is a public 2-year institution.

29. John A Logan College

700 Logan College Road
Carterville, IL 62918-2500
(618) 985-3741

John A Logan College is located in Carterville, IL and it offers one massage therapy program. This mid-sized school is a public 2-year institution.

30. Kaskaskia College

27210 College Rd
Centralia, IL 62801
(618) 545-3000

Kaskaskia College offers one massage therapy program and this college, which is only a few miles from Centralia, is located in a rural area. Overall, 5,391 students seek degrees in 56 Kaskaskia College programs.

31. Southwestern Illinois College

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

Southwestern Illinois College, which is very close to Belleville, Illinois, is in a rural area and it offers one program in massage therapy. It is a public 2-year institution. This school is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering massage therapy programs.

32. Morton College

3801 S Central Ave
Cicero, IL 60804-4398
(708) 656-8000

Morton College offers two massage therapy programs. Of those, it offers one certificate in massage therapy to students and one degree at the associate's level in massage therapy. This college is located in the suburbs of Cicero, Illinois. 5,459 students seek degrees in 32 programs at this community college, overall. This college is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in massage therapy.

33. Kishwaukee College

21193 Malta Rd
Malta, IL 60150-9699
(815) 825-2086

Kishwaukee College offers one massage therapy program and this college, which is very close to Malta, Illinois, is in a rural setting. This college is a public 2-year institution.

34. Parkland College

2400 W Bradley Ave
Champaign, IL 61821-1899
(217) 351-2200

Parkland College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Champaign, IL and it offers one massage therapy program. It is a public 2-year institution. This college is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering massage therapy.

35. Lewis and Clark Community College

5800 Godfrey Rd
Godfrey, IL 62035
(618) 468-7000

Lewis and Clark Community College, which is very close to Godfrey, Illinois, is located in a rural area. It offers two massage therapy programs. Specifically, this college offers students one certificate in massage therapy and one massage therapy degree at the associate's level. It is a public 2-year institution.

36. Northwestern College

4829 North Lipps Avenue
Chicago, IL 60630
(773) 777-4220

Northwestern College offers two programs in massage therapy. More specifically, it offers students one massage therapy certificate and one associate's level degree in massage therapy. This school, which is near the center of the city, is in Chicago, IL. Overall, 842 students seek degrees in 32 programs at this school. This school is the second oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering massage therapy programs.

37. Illinois Central College

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

Illinois Central College offers one massage therapy program and it is located in East Peoria, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

38. 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 massage therapy. 18,091 students seek degrees in 103 programs at this community college, overall.

39. Moraine Valley Community College

9000 W. College Parkway
Palos Hills, IL 60465-0937
(708) 974-4300

Moraine Valley Community College is in the suburbs of Palos Hills, Illinois and this college offers one massage therapy program. 17,387 students seek degrees in 73 Moraine Valley Community College programs, overall.

40. South Suburban College

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

South Suburban College is in the suburbs of South Holland, Illinois and it offers one massage therapy program. It is a public 2-year institution.

41. Rend Lake College

468 N Ken Gray Pky
Ina, IL 62846
(618) 437-5321

Rend Lake College is located in Ina, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one massage therapy program. It is a public 2-year institution.

42. Waubonsee Community College

Rte 47 at Waubonsee Drive
Sugar Grove, IL 60554-0901
(630) 466-7900x5756

Waubonsee Community College, which is very close to Sugar Grove, Illinois, is located in a rural setting. This college offers two massage therapy programs. Specifically, this community college offers one certificate in massage therapy to students and one massage therapy degree at the associate's level. This college is a public 2-year institution. This large college is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering massage therapy.

43. 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 this college offers one program in massage therapy. 6,677 students seek degrees in 57 Black Hawk College programs, overall. This college is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in massage therapy.