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Paramedic Schools in Illinois

There are 27 schools in the state of Illinois offering paramedic programs. 682 students graduated with degrees from Illinois paramedic schools in 2010. 626 of all these students graduated with certificates and 56 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

693 students graduate from paramedic programs in Illinois, on average, every year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from paramedic programs. Specifically, 626 students graduated with paramedic certificates and 56 with a degree at the associate's level.

27 paramedic schools are located in Illinois. And of these, while one school is private, 26 schools are public. Tuition at a public paramedic school varies from $2,194 to $4,128.

Average tuition for paramedic programs is $2,955. While the lowest tuition in Illinois is at Southwestern Illinois College, the highest tuition for paramedic programs, which is $4,128 per year, is at the College of DuPage.

Schools in this state offer certificates and associates degrees for paramedic students.

Paramedic Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

693 students graduate from paramedic programs in Illinois, on average, every year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from paramedic programs. Specifically, 626 students graduated with paramedic certificates and 56 with a degree at the associate's level.

Paramedic Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 771
  • Certificate 2007: 764
  • Certificate 2008: 656
  • Certificate 2009: 681
  • Certificate 2010: 626
  • Associate 2006: 35
  • Associate 2007: 33
  • Associate 2008: 49
  • Associate 2009: 56
  • Associate 2010: 56

Paramedic Program Availability in Illinois

Illinois schools offer a total of 36 paramedic programs. Of these programs, close to 52.8% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Paramedic Program Availability in Illinois

  • Certificate: 19
  • Associate: 17

Career Trends

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics — Salary by Percentile

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics — Salary by Percentile

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19290
  • 25th Percentile: 23320
  • Median: 32370
  • 75th Percentile: 44820
  • 90th Percentile: 74320

Career Trends

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics — Employment Trend

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics — Employment Trend

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26750
  • Median Salary 2007: 28150
  • Median Salary 2008: 29900
  • Median Salary 2009: 30480
  • Median Salary 2010: 32370
  • Total Employed 2006: 11640
  • Total Employed 2007: 11030
  • Total Employed 2008: 10440
  • Total Employed 2009: 10590
  • Total Employed 2010: 10450

Illinois vs National Paramedic Employment

Illinois vs National Paramedic Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 4.712% (10450)

Paramedic Schools in Illinois

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1. John Wood Community College

1301 S 48th Street
Quincy, IL 62305-8736
(217) 224-6500

John Wood Community College is located in Quincy, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two paramedic programs. Specifically, this college offers one paramedic certificate to students and one associate's level degree in paramedicine. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

2. Sauk Valley Community College

173 Illinois Rt 2
Dixon, IL 61021
(815) 288-5511

Sauk Valley Community College is in town of Dixon, Illinois. It offers two paramedic programs. Specifically, students are offered one paramedic certificate by it and one associate's level paramedicine degree. It is a public 2-year institution.

3. City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College

1900 W Van Buren
Chicago, IL 60612-3197
(312) 850-7000

City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College is 2.3 miles from the center of the city. It offers two paramedic programs. Specifically, this community college offers one paramedic certificate to students and one associate's level paramedicine degree. Overall, 8,366 students seek degrees in 25 programs at this college.

4. The Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences

2122 - 25th Avenue
Rock Island, IL 61201-5317
(309) 779-7700

The Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences, which is near the center of the city, is in Rock Island, IL. It offers two programs in paramedicine. Of those, this school offers students one paramedic certificate and one associate's level degree in paramedicine. 238 students seek degrees in eight Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences programs, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the ninth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering paramedicine.

5. Lake Land College

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

Lake Land College offers one paramedic program and it is in Mattoon, IL. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. This community college is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering paramedicine.

6. Southeastern Illinois College

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

Southeastern Illinois College offers one program in paramedicine and this college, which is only a few miles from Harrisburg, is in a rural area. This college is a public 2-year institution.

7. City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College

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

City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College is near the heart of downtown and this college offers one program in paramedicine. Overall, 12,660 students pursue degrees in 40 programs at this college. This community college is the second biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering paramedicine in terms of programs.

8. Prairie State College

202 South Halsted Street
Chicago Heights, IL 60411-8226
(708) 709-3500

Prairie State College is in the suburbs of Chicago Heights, Illinois and it offers one program in paramedicine. Overall, 5,791 students seek degrees in 47 Prairie State College programs.

9. The College of DuPage

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

The College of DuPage is in the suburbs of Glen Ellyn, Illinois. This college offers two paramedic programs. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in paramedicine by this college and one degree at the associate's level in paramedicine. It is a public 2-year institution. It ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Illinois.

10. Carl Sandburg College

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

Carl Sandburg College is in Galesburg, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in paramedicine. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. This college is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering paramedic programs.

11. Elgin Community College

1700 Spartan Drive
Elgin, IL 60123-7193
(847) 697-1000

Elgin Community College is near the center of the city and it offers one paramedic program. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. This community college is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering paramedic programs.

12. Southwestern Illinois College

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

Southwestern Illinois College offers two programs in paramedicine. Specifically, this school offers one paramedic certificate to students and one degree at the associate's level in paramedicine. This school, which is very close to Belleville, Illinois, is located in a rural setting. This school is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois. This big school is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in paramedicine.

13. Triton College

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

Triton College offers one paramedic program and it is located in the suburbs of River Grove, Illinois. Overall, 15,253 students pursue degrees in 69 Triton College programs.

14. McHenry County College

8900 US Hwy 14
Crystal Lake, IL 60012-2761
(815) 455-3700

McHenry County College is in Crystal Lake, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one paramedic program. It is a public 2-year institution.

15. Lincoln Land Community College

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

Lincoln Land Community College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Springfield, IL and this college offers one program in paramedicine. This community college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

16. Richland Community College

One College Pk
Decatur, IL 62521-8512
(217) 875-7200

Richland Community College offers one paramedic program and it is located in Decatur, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. 3,807 students seek degrees in 62 programs at this medium-sized college, overall.

17. Harper College

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

Harper College is in the suburbs of Palatine, Illinois. This school offers two paramedic programs. Specifically, this school offers students one certificate in paramedicine and one associate's level degree in paramedicine. This school is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the fourth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering paramedicine.

18. Oakton Community College

1600 E Golf Rd.
Des Plaines, IL 60016-1268
(847) 635-1600

Oakton Community College offers one paramedic program and this college, which is 1.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Des Plaines, IL. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. This college is the eighth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering paramedicine.

19. Kishwaukee College

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

Kishwaukee College, which is very close to Malta, Illinois, is in a rural area and it offers one program in paramedicine. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the tenth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering paramedicine in terms of programs.

20. Parkland College

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

Parkland College, which is 2.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Champaign, IL and it offers one program in paramedicine. Overall, 9,715 students seek degrees in 71 Parkland College programs.

21. Lewis and Clark Community College

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

Lewis and Clark Community College is located in Godfrey, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two programs in paramedicine. Of those, students are offered one certificate in paramedicine by it and one paramedic degree at the associate's level. This community college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the sixth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering paramedicine.

22. 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 this college offers one paramedic program. 13,078 students pursue degrees in 99 programs at this community college, overall. It ranks sixth in terms of enrollment in the state of Illinois.

23. The College of Lake County

19351 W Washington St.
Grayslake, IL 60030-1198
(847) 543-2000

The College of Lake County offers two paramedic programs. More specifically, this college offers one certificate in paramedicine to students and one associate's level degree in paramedicine. This community college is located in the suburbs of Grayslake, Illinois. It is a public 2-year institution.

24. Joliet Junior College

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

Joliet Junior College, which is only a few miles from Joliet, is located in a rural area and it offers one program in paramedicine. Overall, 15,676 students pursue degrees in 89 Joliet Junior College programs. It is the oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in paramedicine.

25. Kankakee Community College

100 College Drive
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 802-8500

Kankakee Community College offers one paramedic program and it is located in the suburbs of Kankakee, Illinois. This college is a public 2-year institution. This college is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering paramedic programs.

26. South Suburban College

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

South Suburban College is located in the suburbs of South Holland, Illinois and it offers one paramedic program. This college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

27. Rend Lake College

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

Rend Lake College, which is very close to Ina, Illinois, is located in a rural setting and it offers one program in paramedicine. 5,379 students seek degrees in 57 Rend Lake College programs, overall.

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