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Occupational Therapy Schools in Illinois

There are 17 Illinois schools offering occupational therapy programs. In 2010, 260 students graduated from programs at Illinois occupational therapy schools. 134 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 119 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

250 students graduate from occupational therapy programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for 3% of occupational therapy students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 119 students graduated with an occupational therapy degree at the associate's level, one with a bachelor's level degree, 134 with a master's level degree, and six with a doctorate level degree.

17 occupational therapy schools are located in Illinois. Of these, while 14 schools are public, three schools are private. While private occupational therapy school tuition is $23,130, tuition at a public occupational therapy school varies from $8,752 to $12,053.

Average tuition for occupational therapy programs is $14,187. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $8,752 every year, is at Chicago State University, while the highest tuition for occupational therapy programs, which is $23,130 every year, is at McKendree University.

Occupational therapy schools in Illinois offer associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Occupational Therapy Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

250 students graduate from occupational therapy programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for 3% of occupational therapy students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 119 students graduated with an occupational therapy degree at the associate's level, one with a bachelor's level degree, 134 with a master's level degree, and six with a doctorate level degree.

Occupational Therapy Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 86
  • Associate 2007: 94
  • Associate 2008: 112
  • Associate 2009: 125
  • Associate 2010: 119
  • Bachelor 2006: 2
  • Bachelor 2007: 0
  • Bachelor 2008: 2
  • Bachelor 2009: 2
  • Bachelor 2010: 1
  • Master 2006: 74
  • Master 2007: 80
  • Master 2008: 119
  • Master 2009: 106
  • Master 2010: 134
  • Doctorate 2006: 0
  • Doctorate 2007: 0
  • Doctorate 2008: 8
  • Doctorate 2009: 6
  • Doctorate 2010: 6

Occupational Therapy Program Availability in Illinois

Schools in this state offer a total of 18 programs in occupational therapy. Of these programs, about 61.1% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level, the bachelors level, and the doctoral level.

Occupational Therapy Program Availability in Illinois

  • Associate: 11
  • Bachelor: 1
  • Master: 5
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Occupational Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Occupational Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Occupational Therapists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40220
  • 25th Percentile: 59970
  • Median: 74120
  • 75th Percentile: 90570
  • 90th Percentile: 106560

Career Trends

Occupational Therapists — Employment Trend

Occupational Therapists — Employment Trend

Occupational Therapists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 63940
  • Median Salary 2007: 69670
  • Median Salary 2008: 72080
  • Median Salary 2009: 74830
  • Median Salary 2010: 74120
  • Total Employed 2006: 3310
  • Total Employed 2007: 3710
  • Total Employed 2008: 4160
  • Total Employed 2009: 4220
  • Total Employed 2010: 4380

Illinois vs National Occupational Therapy Employment

Illinois vs National Occupational Therapy Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 4.367% (4380)

Occupational Therapy Schools in Illinois

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1. Midwestern University - Downers Grove

555 31st Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515-5514
(630) 969-4400

Midwestern University-Downers Grove is in the suburbs of Downers Grove, Illinois and MWU offers one occupational therapy program. Overall, 2,131 students pursue degrees in eight Midwestern University-Downers Grove programs. This school ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Illinois.

2. Rush University

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

Rush University offers one occupational therapy program and Rush, which is 2.1 miles from the center of the city, is in Chicago, IL. Overall, 1,917 students seek degrees in 33 Rush programs. This university is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering occupational therapy in terms of programs.

3. Shawnee Community College

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

Shawnee Community College offers one program in occupational therapy and this college, which is several miles from Ullin, is in a rural setting. This small college is a public 2-year institution. It ranks tenth in terms of enrollment in the state of Illinois.

4. Governors State University

1 University Pky
University Park, IL 60484
(708) 534-5000

Governors State University is located in the suburbs of University Park, Illinois and it offers one occupational therapy program. Overall, 5,660 students pursue degrees in 57 programs at this school. This school is the second biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering occupational therapy in terms of programs.

5. Southeastern Illinois College

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

Southeastern Illinois College, which is just a few miles from Harrisburg, is in a rural area and it offers one occupational therapy program. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in occupational therapy.

6. City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College

4300 N Narragansett
Chicago, IL 60634-1500
(773) 777-7900

City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College offers one program in occupational therapy and it is near the center of the city. 12,660 students pursue degrees in 40 programs at this community college, overall. This community college is the largest institution in the state of Illinois offering occupational therapy in terms of programs.

7. John A Logan College

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

John A Logan College is in town of Carterville, Illinois and it offers one occupational therapy program. This school is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois. This school is the third largest institution in the state of Illinois offering occupational therapy in terms of programs.

8. Kaskaskia College

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

Kaskaskia College, which is only a few miles from Centralia, is located in a rural area and it offers one program in occupational therapy. This college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in occupational therapy.

9. Lincoln Land Community College

5250 Shepherd Rd
Springfield, IL 62794-9256
(217) 786-2200

Lincoln Land Community College offers one occupational therapy program and this college, which is near the center of the city, is in Springfield, IL. 7,602 students seek degrees in 69 Lincoln Land Community College programs, overall. This college ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Illinois.

10. 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 occupational therapy program. McKendree is a 4-year institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in occupational therapy.

11. Parkland College

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

Parkland College, which is near the center of the city, is in Champaign, IL and this college offers one occupational therapy program. It is a public 2-year institution. This college is the third biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering occupational therapy.

12. 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 in a rural area and it offers one program in occupational therapy. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering occupational therapy.

13. 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 it offers one occupational therapy program. 13,078 students seek degrees in 99 programs at this college, overall. This college is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering occupational therapy programs.

14. Chicago State University

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

Chicago State University offers one program in occupational therapy. 7,354 students seek degrees in 59 CSU programs, overall. This medium-sized school is the second largest institution in the state of Illinois offering occupational therapy.

15. South Suburban College

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

South Suburban College offers one program in occupational therapy and it is in the suburbs of South Holland, Illinois. 7,161 students pursue degrees in 53 programs at this community college, overall.

16. Rend Lake College

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

Rend Lake College offers one program in occupational therapy and it is in Ina, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering occupational therapy.

17. The University of Illinois at Chicago

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

The University of Illinois at Chicago offers two occupational therapy programs. Of those, students are offered one degree at the master's level in occupational therapy by this university and one doctorate level occupational therapy degree. This university is 1.2 miles from the center of the city. UIC is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. In terms of enrollment, this large university ranks first in the state of Illinois.