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Personal Training Schools in Illinois

There are 15 Illinois schools offering personal training programs. In 2010, 120 students graduated with degrees from Illinois personal training schools. 109 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 11 students graduated with certificates.

Overview

99 students graduate from personal training programs in Illinois, on average, each year. This accounts for 3% of personal training students who US schools graduate. Specifically, 11 students graduated with certificates in personal training and 109 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

15 personal training schools are in this Great Lakes state. Out of these, while six schools are public, nine schools are private. While tuition at a public personal training school varies from $9,987 to $13,096, tuition at a private personal training school varies from $18,045 to $28,224.

Average tuition for personal training programs is $17,211. The highest tuition for programs in personal training, which is $28,224 every year, is at North Central College, while the lowest tuition in Illinois, which is $9,987 per year, is at Eastern Illinois University.

Illinois personal training schools offer certificates and bachelors degrees. No personal training students at the undergraduate level sought masters level degrees.

Personal Training Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

99 students graduate from personal training programs in Illinois, on average, each year. This accounts for 3% of personal training students who US schools graduate. Specifically, 11 students graduated with certificates in personal training and 109 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Personal Training Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 11
  • Bachelor 2006: 42
  • Bachelor 2007: 59
  • Bachelor 2008: 78
  • Bachelor 2009: 94
  • Bachelor 2010: 109

Personal Training Program Availability in Illinois

Schools in this state offer a total of 15 personal training programs. Of these programs, close to 93.3% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates.

Personal Training Program Availability in Illinois

  • Certificate: 1
  • Bachelor: 14

Career Trends

Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors — Salary by Percentile

Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors — Salary by Percentile

Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17450
  • 25th Percentile: 18550
  • Median: 24880
  • 75th Percentile: 47150
  • 90th Percentile: 67080

Career Trends

Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors — Employment Trend

Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors — Employment Trend

Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 23220
  • Median Salary 2007: 24650
  • Median Salary 2008: 24550
  • Median Salary 2009: 28080
  • Median Salary 2010: 24880
  • Total Employed 2006: 10870
  • Total Employed 2007: 12160
  • Total Employed 2008: 12020
  • Total Employed 2009: 11030
  • Total Employed 2010: 10950

Illinois vs National Personal Training Employment

Illinois vs National Personal Training Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 4.856% (10950)

Personal Training Schools in Illinois

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1. 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 offers one personal training program and this college is near the heart of downtown. This college is a public 2-year institution. This public college is the largest institution in the state of Illinois offering personal training in terms of programs.

2. Quincy University

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

Founded in 1860, Quincy University is a 4-year institution. It is in town of Quincy, Illinois. It offers students one degree at the associates level, 40 bachelors level degrees, and three masters level degrees. In 2010, 1,907 students sought degrees from the 41 programs at this liberal arts college. This liberal arts college offers subjects such as accounting and marketing. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this school. QU is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

3. 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 it offers one program in personal training. 2,564 students seek degrees in 57 programs at this school, overall.

4. Eureka College

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

Eureka College offers one personal training program. Overall, 782 students pursue degrees in 30 programs at EC. In terms of programs, it is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering personal training.

5. Lewis University

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

Lewis University offers one personal training program and this school, which is very close to Romeoville, Illinois, is located in a rural setting. Overall, 6,139 students seek degrees in 103 programs at Lewis.

6. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL 62901-4512
(618) 453-2121

Southern Illinois University Carbondale offers one program in personal training and SIU, which is very close to Carbondale, Illinois, is located in a rural setting. Overall, 20,037 students pursue degrees in 218 SIUC programs. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering personal training.

7. Olivet Nazarene University

One University Avenue
Bourbonnais, IL 60914-2271
(815) 939-5011

Olivet Nazarene University is in the suburbs of Bourbonnais, Illinois and Olivet offers one personal training program. 4,550 students pursue degrees in 89 programs at ONU, overall.

8. 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 near the center of the city and this university offers one personal training program. Overall, 43,862 students seek degrees in 358 programs at Illinois. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in the state of Illinois.

9. McKendree University

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

McKendree University is located in the suburbs of Lebanon, Illinois and McKendree offers one program in personal training. 3,299 students pursue degrees in 54 McKendree University programs, overall.

10. Aurora University

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

Aurora University is located in the suburbs of Aurora, Illinois and this school offers one program in personal training. It is a 4-year institution. This school is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in personal training.

11. Concordia University - Chicago

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

Founded in 1864, Concordia University-Chicago is a 4-year institution. It is in the suburbs of River Forest, Illinois. It offers subjects such as sports management and human services. CUC offers students three certificates, 52 degrees at the bachelors level, 25 masters level degrees, and two doctoral level degrees. 5,223 students sought degrees from the 67 programs at this small school in 2010. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This school is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

12. Eastern Illinois University

600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 581-5000

Eastern Illinois University is in town of Charleston, Illinois and it offers one program in personal training. It is a public 4-year institution. This school is the fifth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering personal training.

13. North Central College

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

North Central College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Naperville, IL and this school offers one personal training program. Overall, 2,902 students pursue degrees in 66 programs at this school.

14. Elmhurst College

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

Elmhurst College is a 4-year institution. It is located in the suburbs of Elmhurst, Illinois. It offers students 66 degrees at the bachelors level and ten masters level degrees. 3,430 students sought degrees from the 69 programs at this small school in 2010. It offers subjects including psychology, business administration, and teaching. Elmhurst is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This liberal arts college is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

15. Western Illinois University

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

Western Illinois University offers one personal training program and it is in Macomb, IL. WIU is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois.

16. Millikin University

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

Millikin University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Decatur, IL and it offers one personal training program. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution.

17. Illinois State University

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

Illinois State University is located in the center of Normal and it offers one program in personal training. 21,134 students pursue degrees in 131 Illinois State University programs, overall. In terms of enrollment, it ranks second in the state of Illinois.

18. North Park University

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

North Park University, which is 7.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Chicago, IL and NPU offers one program in personal training. North Park is a 4-year institution.