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Sociology Schools in Illinois

There are 37 schools in the state of Illinois offering sociology programs. 1,385 students graduated with degrees from Illinois sociology schools in 2010. 1,262 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 85 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

1,405 students graduate from programs in this state in sociology, on average, each year. This accounts for 4% of sociology students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, 1,262 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in sociology, 85 with a master's level degree, and 38 with a doctorate level degree.

37 sociology schools are in Illinois. Of these, 27 schools are private, while ten schools are public. Tuition at a private sociology school varies from $18,045 to $42,041, while tuition at a public sociology school varies from $7,492 to $13,096.

Average tuition for sociology programs is $22,612. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $7,492 per year, is at Northeastern Illinois University, the highest tuition for sociology programs, which is $42,041 per year, is at the University of Chicago.

Illinois sociology schools offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Sociology Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

1,405 students graduate from programs in this state in sociology, on average, each year. This accounts for 4% of sociology students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, 1,262 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in sociology, 85 with a master's level degree, and 38 with a doctorate level degree.

Sociology Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 1074
  • Bachelor 2007: 1210
  • Bachelor 2008: 1278
  • Bachelor 2009: 1304
  • Bachelor 2010: 1262
  • Master 2006: 86
  • Master 2007: 88
  • Master 2008: 116
  • Master 2009: 95
  • Master 2010: 85
  • Doctorate 2006: 42
  • Doctorate 2007: 38
  • Doctorate 2008: 31
  • Doctorate 2009: 42
  • Doctorate 2010: 38

Sociology Program Availability in Illinois

Illinois schools offer a total of 55 programs in sociology. Of these programs, around 67.3% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Sociology Program Availability in Illinois

  • Bachelor: 37
  • Master: 12
  • Doctorate: 6

Career Trends

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Salary by Percentile

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32150
  • 25th Percentile: 39000
  • Median: 52620
  • 75th Percentile: 72700
  • 90th Percentile: 90490

Sociologists — Salary by Percentile

Sociologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18780
  • 25th Percentile: 44000
  • Median: 52420
  • 75th Percentile: 97920
  • 90th Percentile: 133260

Career Trends

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Employment Trend

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 51675
  • Median Salary 2007: 53650
  • Median Salary 2008: 50090
  • Median Salary 2009: 50000
  • Median Salary 2010: 52620
  • Total Employed 2006: 175
  • Total Employed 2007: 175
  • Total Employed 2008: 175
  • Total Employed 2009: 170
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Sociologists — Employment Trend

Sociologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 71650
  • Median Salary 2007: 74630
  • Median Salary 2008: 72900
  • Median Salary 2009: 50680
  • Median Salary 2010: 52420
  • Total Employed 2006: 110
  • Total Employed 2007: 110
  • Total Employed 2008: 110
  • Total Employed 2009: 120
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Illinois vs National Sociology Employment

Illinois vs National Sociology Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 2.270% (200)

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1. Wheaton College

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

Wheaton College is in the suburbs of Wheaton, Illinois and it offers one program in sociology. Wheaton is a 4-year institution. This liberal arts college is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering sociology programs.

2. Judson University

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

Judson University offers one sociology program and Judson, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Elgin, IL. It is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

3. 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.

4. Benedictine University

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

Benedictine University is in the suburbs of Lisle, Illinois and this school offers one sociology program. It is a 4-year institution.

5. Northeastern Illinois University

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

Northeastern Illinois University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Chicago, IL and it offers one program in sociology. It is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois.

6. Illinois Wesleyan University

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

Illinois Wesleyan University is in the center of Bloomington and Illinios Wesleyan offers one sociology program. Overall, 2,094 students pursue degrees in 38 IWU programs.

7. Trinity Christian College

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

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

8. Augustana College

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

Augustana College offers one program in sociology and this school, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Rock Island, IL. It is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois. In terms of programs, this school is the largest institution in the state of Illinois offering sociology.

9. The University of Chicago

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

The University of Chicago offers three sociology programs. Of those, UC offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in sociology, one sociology degree at the master's level, and one sociology degree at the doctorate level. This university is 6.3 miles from the heart of downtown. Overall, 15,152 students seek degrees in 186 programs at this university. In terms of programs, this large university is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering sociology.

10. Eureka College

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

Eureka College offers one program in sociology. It is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in sociology.

11. Monmouth College

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

Monmouth College offers one sociology program. Overall, 1,375 students seek degrees in 33 Monmouth College programs. Monmouth is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering sociology programs.

12. Illinois College

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

Illinois College is in Jacksonville, IL and this school offers one sociology program. This school is a 4-year institution.

13. Loyola University - Chicago

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

Loyola University-Chicago is near the heart of downtown. It offers three sociology programs. Of those, this university offers one bachelor's level degree in sociology to students, one degree at the master's level in sociology, and one sociology degree at the doctorate level. Overall, 15,951 students pursue degrees in 224 programs at this university. It is the eighth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering sociology.

14. Dominican University

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

Dominican University offers one program in sociology and it is located in the suburbs of River Forest, Illinois. It is a 4-year institution.

15. Lewis University

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

Lewis University, which is very close to Romeoville, Illinois, is located in a rural setting and it offers one program in sociology. It is a 4-year institution.

16. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

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

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is in Carbondale, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers three programs in sociology. More specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level sociology degree by it, one master's level sociology degree, and one doctorate level degree in sociology. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. It ranks seventh in terms of enrollment in the state of Illinois.

17. Roosevelt University

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

Roosevelt University offers two sociology programs. Of those, Roosevelt offers one bachelor's level sociology degree to students and one sociology degree at the master's level. It is in the center of Chicago. 6,766 students seek degrees in 113 programs at this school, overall. It is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering sociology in terms of programs.

18. Greenville College

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

Greenville College offers one program in sociology. Overall, 1,605 students seek degrees in 56 programs at this school.

19. DePaul University

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

DePaul University offers two programs in sociology. Specifically, it offers students one bachelor's level sociology degree and one master's level sociology degree. DePaul is in the center of Chicago. Overall, 25,145 students seek degrees in 247 DePaul University programs.

20. Bradley University

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

Bradley University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Peoria, IL and Bradley offers one sociology program. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering sociology in terms of programs.

21. Olivet Nazarene University

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

Olivet Nazarene University is in the suburbs of Bourbonnais, Illinois and it offers one sociology program. ONU is a 4-year institution.

22. 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 heart of downtown. It offers three sociology programs. Out of those, UIUC offers one sociology degree at the bachelor's level to students, one degree at the master's level in sociology, and one doctorate level degree in sociology. It is a public, 4-year, research institution.

23. McKendree University

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

McKendree University is in the suburbs of Lebanon, Illinois and McKendree offers one sociology program. This school is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois. McKendree is the oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering sociology programs.

24. Northern Illinois University

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

Northern Illinois University is located in the suburbs of Dekalb, Illinois. This university offers two sociology programs. Of those, this university offers one bachelor's level degree in sociology to students and one sociology degree at the master's level. 23,850 students seek degrees in 131 NIU programs, overall.

25. Aurora University

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

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

26. Concordia University - Chicago

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

Concordia University-Chicago is located in the suburbs of River Forest, Illinois and this school offers one sociology program. 5,223 students pursue degrees in 82 Concordia programs, overall. In terms of programs, it is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering sociology.

27. Eastern Illinois University

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

Eastern Illinois University is located in Charleston, IL and it offers one sociology program. 11,630 students seek degrees in 89 programs at this school, overall.

28. North Central College

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

North Central College offers one program in sociology and this school, which is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Naperville, IL. 2,902 students pursue degrees in 66 programs at this liberal arts college, overall.

29. Elmhurst College

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

Elmhurst College is located in the suburbs of Elmhurst, Illinois and this school offers one sociology program. 3,430 students pursue degrees in 76 Elmhurst programs, overall.

30. Chicago State University

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

Chicago State University offers one program in sociology. Overall, 7,354 students pursue degrees in 59 programs at CSU.

31. Western Illinois University

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

Western Illinois University is located in town of Macomb, Illinois. This school offers two sociology programs. More specifically, this public school offers one bachelor's level degree in sociology to students and one degree at the master's level in sociology. It is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois.

32. 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 two sociology programs. Of those, SIUE offers one bachelor's level sociology degree to students and one master's level degree in sociology. It is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. SIUE is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering sociology in terms of programs.

33. Millikin University

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

Millikin University, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is in Decatur, IL and it offers one program in sociology. Milikin is a 4-year institution.

34. Illinois State University

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

Illinois State University offers two sociology programs. Of those, it offers one degree at the bachelor's level in sociology to students and one degree at the master's level in sociology. ISU is located in the center of Normal. Illinois State is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in sociology.

35. Saint Xavier University

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

Saint Xavier University offers one program in sociology and this school is near Chicago, IL. 4,852 students pursue degrees in 124 programs at Saint Xavier, overall.

36. The University of Illinois at Chicago

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

The University of Illinois at Chicago is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown. This university offers three sociology programs. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in sociology by it, one master's level degree in sociology, and one doctorate level sociology degree. It is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois.

37. North Park University

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

North Park University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Chicago, IL and North Park offers one program in sociology.

38. Northwestern University

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

Northwestern University, which is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Evanston, IL. This university offers three sociology programs. Specifically, it offers students one bachelor's level sociology degree, one sociology degree at the master's level, and one degree at the doctorate level in sociology. This university is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. This research university is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in sociology.

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