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Psychology Schools in Illinois

There are 58 schools in the state of Illinois offering psychology programs. In 2010, 6,420 students graduated from programs at Illinois psychology schools. 4,204 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 1,694 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

6,216 students graduate from psychology programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for 5% of psychology students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 54 students graduated with certificates in psychology, 14 with a degree at the associate's level, 4,204 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 1,694 with a degree at the master's level, and 454 with a degree at the doctorate level.

58 psychology schools are located in this state. And of these, 46 schools are private, while 12 schools are public. While tuition at a private psychology school varies from $13,680 to $42,041, public psychology school tuition varies from $7,492 to $13,096.

Average tuition for programs in psychology is $22,535. While the highest tuition for psychology programs, which is $42,041 per year, is at the University of Chicago, the lowest tuition in this Great Lakes state, which is $7,492 per year, is at Northeastern Illinois University.

Illinois schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for psychology students.

Psychology Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

6,216 students graduate from psychology programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for 5% of psychology students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 54 students graduated with certificates in psychology, 14 with a degree at the associate's level, 4,204 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 1,694 with a degree at the master's level, and 454 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Psychology Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 62
  • Certificate 2007: 64
  • Certificate 2008: 62
  • Certificate 2009: 51
  • Certificate 2010: 54
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 11
  • Associate 2009: 8
  • Associate 2010: 14
  • Bachelor 2006: 3680
  • Bachelor 2007: 3718
  • Bachelor 2008: 4151
  • Bachelor 2009: 4057
  • Bachelor 2010: 4204
  • Master 2006: 1245
  • Master 2007: 1462
  • Master 2008: 1401
  • Master 2009: 1456
  • Master 2010: 1694
  • Doctorate 2006: 363
  • Doctorate 2007: 400
  • Doctorate 2008: 388
  • Doctorate 2009: 432
  • Doctorate 2010: 454

Psychology Program Availability in Illinois

Schools in this state offer a total of 199 psychology programs. Of these programs, approximately 37.7% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Psychology Program Availability in Illinois

  • Certificate: 15
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 63
  • Master: 75
  • Doctorate: 45

School Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

School Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37130
  • 25th Percentile: 48160
  • Median: 65940
  • 75th Percentile: 86410
  • 90th Percentile: 115020

Psychologists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Psychologists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39090
  • 25th Percentile: 67150
  • Median: 87280
  • 75th Percentile: 104830
  • 90th Percentile: 116560

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29410
  • 25th Percentile: 46120
  • Median: 58850
  • 75th Percentile: 77250
  • 90th Percentile: 106260

School Psychologists — Employment Trend

School Psychologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54290
  • Median Salary 2007: 58860
  • Median Salary 2008: 66440
  • Median Salary 2009: 67800
  • Median Salary 2010: 65940
  • Total Employed 2006: 5040
  • Total Employed 2007: 4830
  • Total Employed 2008: 4410
  • Total Employed 2009: 3890
  • Total Employed 2010: 4460

Psychologists, All Other — Employment Trend

Psychologists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 82390
  • Median Salary 2007: 82840
  • Median Salary 2008: 81670
  • Median Salary 2009: 81850
  • Median Salary 2010: 87280
  • Total Employed 2006: 290
  • Total Employed 2007: 240
  • Total Employed 2008: 290
  • Total Employed 2009: 280
  • Total Employed 2010: 290

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists — Employment Trend

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52445
  • Median Salary 2007: 54450
  • Median Salary 2008: 56190
  • Median Salary 2009: 57190
  • Median Salary 2010: 58850
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Illinois vs National Psychology Employment

Illinois vs National Psychology Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 4.246% (4790)

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1. Midwestern University - Downers Grove

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

Midwestern University-Downers Grove offers two psychology programs. Specifically, students are offered one master's level degree in psychology by this school and one psychology degree at the doctorate level. MWU is in the suburbs of Downers Grove, Illinois. Midwestern is a 4-year institution.

2. Argosy University - Chicago

225 N. Michigan Ave- Ste 1300
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 777-7600

Argosy University-Chicago is near the center of the city. Argosy offers three psychology programs. More specifically, it offers one bachelor's level psychology degree to students and two doctorate level degrees in psychology.

3. Hebrew Theological College

7135 N Carpenter Rd
Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 982-2500

Hebrew Theological College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Skokie, IL and HTC offers one psychology program.

4. Rockford College

5050 E State St
Rockford, IL 61108-2311
(815) 226-4050

Rockford College offers one psychology program and it is near the heart of downtown. This liberal arts college is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

5. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Chicago

325 N Wells Street
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 329-6600

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Chicago is 0.7 miles from the center of the city. The Chicago School offers seven psychology programs. Specifically, students are offered six master's level degrees in psychology by this specialized school and one doctorate level psychology degree. This school is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the fourth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering psychology.

6. Wheaton College

501 College Ave
Wheaton, IL 60187-5593
(630) 752-5000

Wheaton College is in the suburbs of Wheaton, Illinois. This school offers four programs in psychology. More specifically, this school offers one bachelor's level psychology degree to students, two psychology degrees at the master's level, and one doctorate level psychology degree. This liberal arts college is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

7. Judson University

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

Judson University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Elgin, IL and Judson offers one psychology program. This liberal arts college is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

8. Lake Forest College

555 N Sheridan Road
Lake Forest, IL 60045-2399
(847) 234-3100

Lake Forest College offers one program in psychology and this school is located in the suburbs of Lake Forest, Illinois. This school is a 4-year institution.

9. Lincoln Christian University

100 Campus View Drive
Lincoln, IL 62656-2111
(217) 732-3168

Lincoln Christian University offers one program in psychology. 1,063 students pursue degrees in 30 programs at LCU, overall.

10. The Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

3333 Green Bay Road
North Chicago, IL 60064
(847) 578-3000

The Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science is located in the suburbs of North Chicago, Illinois. RFUMS offers three programs in psychology. Of those, this school offers two degrees at the master's level in psychology to students and one doctorate level psychology degree. This school is a 4-year institution.

11. Springfield College in Illinois

1500 North Fifth Street
Springfield, IL 62702-2694
(217) 525-1420

Springfield College in Illinois offers one program in psychology and it is 2.7 miles from the heart of downtown. This school is a 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks first in the state of Illinois.

12. MacMurray College

447 E. College Ave
Jacksonville, IL 62650-2590
(217) 479-7000

MacMurray College is in Jacksonville, IL and Mac offers one program in psychology. It is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

13. Quincy University

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

Quincy University offers one program in psychology. It is a 4-year institution.

14. Benedictine University

5700 College Rd
Lisle, IL 60532-0900
(630) 829-6000

Benedictine University offers four psychology programs. Of those, it offers two psychology degrees at the bachelor's level to students and two psychology degrees at the master's level. This school is located in the suburbs of Lisle, Illinois. This school is a 4-year institution.

15. Northeastern Illinois University

5500 N Saint Louis Ave
Chicago, IL 60625-4699
(773) 583-4050

Northeastern Illinois University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Chicago, IL. It offers two psychology programs. Of those, this public school offers one bachelor's level psychology degree to students and one master's level degree in psychology. Overall, 11,746 students pursue degrees in 69 programs at NEIU.

16. Illinois Wesleyan University

1312 N Park St
Bloomington, IL 61702-2900
(309) 556-1000

Illinois Wesleyan University is located in the center of Bloomington and it offers one program in psychology. This school is a 4-year institution.

17. Knox College

2 E South St
Galesburg, IL 61401-9999
(309) 341-7000

Knox College offers one psychology program and this school is in Galesburg, IL. This small school is a 4-year institution.

18. Saint Augustine College

1333-45 W Argyle
Chicago, IL 60640-3593
(773) 878-8756

Founded in 1980, Saint Augustine College is a 4-year institution. This school, which is 6.7 miles from the center of the city, is in Chicago, IL. It offers subjects such as teaching and counseling. This school offers students six certificates, ten associates level degrees, and two bachelors level degrees. In 2010, 1,568 students sought degrees from the 14 programs at this small school. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

19. Trinity International University - Illinois

2065 Half Day Rd
Deerfield, IL 60015-1283
(847) 945-8800

Trinity International University-Illinois is located in the suburbs of Deerfield, Illinois and Trinity offers one program in psychology. 2,564 students pursue degrees in 57 programs at this school, overall.

20. Trinity Christian College

6601 W College Dr
Palos Heights, IL 60463-0929
(708) 597-3000

Trinity Christian College is in the suburbs of Palos Heights, Illinois and it offers one program in psychology. It is a 4-year institution.

21. Augustana College

639 38th St
Rock Island, IL 61201-2296
(309) 794-7000

Augustana College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Rock Island, IL and it offers one program in psychology. This school is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this liberal arts college is the tenth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering psychology.

22. The University of Chicago

5801 S Ellis Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 702-1234

The University of Chicago is 6.3 miles from the center of the city. UC offers 12 psychology programs. Of those, UChicago offers students two bachelor's level psychology degrees, three master's level degrees in psychology, and seven doctorate level psychology degrees. 15,152 students pursue degrees in 186 programs at this university, overall.

23. Eureka College

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

Eureka College offers one psychology program. Overall, 782 students seek degrees in 30 Eureka College programs.

24. Monmouth College

700 E Broadway
Monmouth, IL 61462-1998
(309) 457-2311

Monmouth College offers one program in psychology. This school is a 4-year institution.

25. Argosy University - Schaumburg

999 North Plaza Dr.- Suite 111
Schaumburg, IL 60173-5403
(847) 969-4900

Argosy University-Schaumburg offers four psychology programs. Specifically, it offers students one bachelor's level psychology degree, one psychology degree at the master's level, and two psychology degrees at the doctorate level. Argosy is 2.3 miles from the center of the city. 796 students seek degrees in 13 Argosy programs, overall.

26. Illinois College

1101 W College Ave
Jacksonville, IL 62650-2299
(217) 245-3000

Illinois College is located in Jacksonville, IL and this school offers one psychology program. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution.

27. National-Louis University

122 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603
(800) 443-5522

National-Louis University is in the center of Chicago. This school offers 12 psychology programs. Of those, students are offered four certificates in psychology by it, one bachelor's level psychology degree, four master's level degrees in psychology, and three psychology degrees at the doctorate level. This mid-sized school is a 4-year institution. National Louis is the third biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering psychology in terms of programs.

28. The Adler School of Professional Psychology

65 East Wacker Place- Suite 2100
Chicago, IL 60601-7298
(312) 662-4000

The Adler School of Professional Psychology, which is 0.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Chicago, IL. It offers four psychology programs. Out of those, Alder School offers one certificate in psychology to students, two master's level degrees in psychology, and one degree at the doctorate level in psychology. This school is a 4-year institution.

29. Blackburn College

700 College Ave
Carlinville, IL 62626
(217) 854-3231

Blackburn College offers one program in psychology and Blackburn is located in town of Carlinville, Illinois. Overall, 598 students pursue degrees in 31 programs at this school. This school is the third oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering psychology programs.

30. Loyola University - Chicago

1032 W. Sheridan Rd
Chicago, IL 60660
(773) 274-3000

Loyola University-Chicago is 8.4 miles from the center of the city. It offers 18 psychology programs. Out of those, Loyola offers students two bachelor's level psychology degrees, eight psychology degrees at the master's level, and eight doctorate level psychology degrees. Overall, 15,951 students seek degrees in 224 programs at this university.

31. Dominican University

7900 W Division St
River Forest, IL 60305
(708) 366-2490

Dominican University is in the suburbs of River Forest, Illinois and DU offers one program in psychology.

32. Governors State University

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

Governors State University offers three programs in psychology. Out of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in psychology by it and two master's level psychology degrees. It is in the suburbs of University Park, Illinois. It is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois.

33. Lewis University

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

Lewis University is located in Romeoville, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Lewis offers two programs in psychology. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level psychology degree by it and one degree at the master's level in psychology. It is a 4-year institution.

34. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

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

Southern Illinois University Carbondale, which is very close to Carbondale, Illinois, is in a rural setting. SIUC offers five psychology programs. Of those, SIUC offers one degree at the bachelor's level in psychology to students, two master's level psychology degrees, and two doctorate level psychology degrees. This public university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

35. The University of Illinois at Springfield

One University Plaza
Springfield, IL 62703-5407
(217) 206-6600

The University of Illinois at Springfield offers three psychology programs. More specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in psychology by it and two psychology degrees at the master's level. It is near the center of the city. Overall, 5,174 students pursue degrees in 68 programs at UIS.

36. The University of St Francis

500 N Wilcox St
Joliet, IL 60435-6188
(815) 740-3360

The University of St Francis, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Joliet, IL and this school offers one program in psychology.

37. Roosevelt University

430 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605-1394
(312) 341-3500

Roosevelt University is in the center of Chicago. This school offers five psychology programs. Of those, Roosevelt offers students one certificate in psychology, one degree at the bachelor's level in psychology, two psychology degrees at the master's level, and one doctorate level degree in psychology. 6,766 students pursue degrees in 113 programs at this mid-sized school, overall.

38. Greenville College

315 E. College Ave
Greenville, IL 62246
(618) 664-2800

Greenville College offers one program in psychology. GC is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

39. DePaul University

55 E Jackson
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 362-8000

DePaul University is located in the center of Chicago. It offers 16 programs in psychology. Of those, DePaul offers students three certificates in psychology, two psychology degrees at the bachelor's level, seven master's level psychology degrees, and four degrees at the doctorate level in psychology. 25,145 students pursue degrees in 247 programs at DePaul, overall. In terms of programs, it is the second largest institution in the state of Illinois offering psychology.

40. Bradley University

1501 W Bradley Ave
Peoria, IL 61625-0001
(309) 676-7611

Bradley University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Peoria, IL and BU offers one program in psychology. Overall, 5,813 students pursue degrees in 141 Bradley programs.

41. Olivet Nazarene University

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

Olivet Nazarene University offers two psychology programs. More specifically, ONU offers one degree at the bachelor's level in psychology to students and one master's level degree in psychology. It is in the suburbs of Bourbonnais, Illinois. 4,550 students seek degrees in 89 programs at ONU, overall.

42. 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 offers eight psychology programs. Of those, students are offered one certificate in psychology by the U of I, two bachelor's level degrees in psychology, three psychology degrees at the master's level, and two psychology degrees at the doctorate level. Illinois is near the center of the city. UIUC is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering psychology.

43. McKendree University

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

McKendree University is located in the suburbs of Lebanon, Illinois. This school offers two programs in psychology. Out of those, it offers students one bachelor's level degree in psychology and one master's level psychology degree. Overall, 3,299 students seek degrees in 54 McKendree University programs. McKendree is the oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in psychology.

44. Northern Illinois University

1425 W. Lincoln Hwy.
Dekalb, IL 60115-2828
(800) 892-3050

Northern Illinois University is in the suburbs of Dekalb, Illinois. NIU offers five programs in psychology. Of those, this university offers students one psychology degree at the bachelor's level, two degrees at the master's level in psychology, and two doctorate level psychology degrees. This university is one of 10 research universities in Illinois. In terms of programs, it is the ninth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering psychology.

45. Aurora University

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

Aurora University offers one program in psychology and it is located in the suburbs of Aurora, Illinois.

46. Concordia University - Chicago

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

Concordia University-Chicago is in the suburbs of River Forest, Illinois. It offers three psychology programs. More specifically, this school offers one psychology degree at the bachelor's level to students and two psychology degrees at the master's level. CUC is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

47. Eastern Illinois University

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

Eastern Illinois University is in Charleston, IL. This school offers five programs in psychology. Specifically, students are offered one psychology certificate by it, one bachelor's level psychology degree, and three master's level psychology degrees. 11,630 students pursue degrees in 89 Eastern Illinois University programs, overall.

48. North Central College

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

North Central College offers one program in psychology and this school, which is 0.8 miles from the center of the city, is in Naperville, IL. Overall, 2,902 students seek degrees in 66 programs at this school.

49. Elmhurst College

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

Elmhurst College is located in the suburbs of Elmhurst, Illinois. Elmhurst offers three psychology programs. Of those, it offers one bachelor's level degree in psychology to students and two master's level psychology degrees. This school is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

50. Chicago State University

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

Chicago State University offers three psychology programs. Specifically, students are offered one psychology certificate by it, one bachelor's level psychology degree, and one master's level psychology degree. Overall, 7,354 students seek degrees in 59 CSU programs.

51. Western Illinois University

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

Western Illinois University is located in Macomb, IL. It offers three psychology programs. Of those, this school offers students one bachelor's level psychology degree and two psychology degrees at the master's level. This school is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois.

52. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Il State Rte 157
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1001
(618) 650-2000

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is in the suburbs of Edwardsville, Illinois. It offers four programs in psychology. Specifically, it offers one certificate in psychology to students, one degree at the bachelor's level in psychology, and two psychology degrees at the master's level. It is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois.

53. 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 MU offers one psychology program. Milikin is a 4-year institution.

54. Illinois State University

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

Illinois State University offers six psychology programs. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in psychology by Illinois State, one bachelor's level psychology degree, three master's level degrees in psychology, and one doctorate level psychology degree. Illinois State is located in the center of Normal. This school is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, Illinois State is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering psychology.

55. Saint Xavier University

3700 W 103rd St
Chicago, IL 60655
(773) 298-3000

Saint Xavier University is near Chicago, IL. This school offers five programs in psychology. More specifically, SXU offers one psychology certificate to students, three bachelor's level psychology degrees, and one degree at the master's level in psychology. In terms of programs, this mid-sized school is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering psychology.

56. The Illinois Institute of Technology

3300 S Federal St
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 567-3000

The Illinois Institute of Technology, which is near the center of the city, is located in Chicago, IL. Illinois Tech offers three psychology programs. Specifically, this research university offers one psychology degree at the bachelor's level to students, one master's level degree in psychology, and one psychology degree at the doctorate level. Illinois Tech is a 4-year research institution.

57. The University of Illinois at Chicago

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

The University of Illinois at Chicago offers four psychology programs. Out of those, UIC offers one bachelor's level psychology degree to students, one psychology degree at the master's level, and two doctorate level psychology degrees. This university is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown. 27,850 students pursue degrees in 206 UIC programs, overall.

58. North Park University

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

North Park University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Chicago, IL and North Park offers one psychology program. It is a 4-year institution.

59. Northwestern University

633 Clark St
Evanston, IL 60208
(847) 491-3741

Northwestern University, which is 0.8 miles from the center of the city, is located in Evanston, IL. NU offers nine psychology programs. More specifically, NU offers students four bachelor's level degrees in psychology, two degrees at the master's level in psychology, and three doctorate level psychology degrees. This big university is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois.