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Best Engineering Colleges in Chicago

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We have created a 2019 ranking of the best colleges in Chicago that offer Engineering degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 15 Engineering schools located within Chicago. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Engineering Colleges in Chicago for 2019

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, IL

Illinois Institute of Technology offers 1 Engineering Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a large city.

Based on 12 Reviews
2 University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL

University of Illinois at Chicago offers 1 Engineering Degree program. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 13 students graduated in the study area of Engineering with students earning 13 Master's degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
3 Purdue University-Calumet Campus Hammond, IN

Purdue University-Calumet Campus offers 3 Engineering Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 65 students graduated in the study area of Engineering with students earning 61 Master's degrees, 4 Certificates degrees.

4 Elgin Community College Elgin, IL

Elgin Community College offers 1 Engineering Degree program. It's a large public college in a mid sized city. In 2015, 19 students graduated in the study area of Engineering with students earning 19 Associate's degrees.

5 College of DuPage Glen Ellyn, IL

College of DuPage offers 1 Engineering Degree program. It's a very large public college in a large suburb. In 2015, 40 students graduated in the study area of Engineering with students earning 40 Associate's degrees.

6 William Rainey Harper College Palatine, IL

William Rainey Harper College offers 1 Engineering Degree program. It's a large public college in a large suburb. In 2015, 9 students graduated in the study area of Engineering with students earning 9 Associate's degrees.

7 College of Lake County Grayslake, IL

College of Lake County offers 1 Engineering Degree program. It's a large public college in a large suburb. In 2015, 18 students graduated in the study area of Engineering with students earning 18 Associate's degrees.

8 Waubonsee Community College Sugar Grove, IL

Waubonsee Community College offers 1 Engineering Degree program. It's a large public college in a outlying rural. In 2015, 1 students graduated in the study area of Engineering with students earning 1 Associate's degree.

9 Oakton Community College Des Plaines, IL

Oakton Community College offers 1 Engineering Degree program. It's a large public college in a small city. In 2015, 10 students graduated in the study area of Engineering with students earning 10 Associate's degrees.

10 City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College Chicago, IL

City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College offers 1 Engineering Degree program. It's a large public college in a large city. In 2015, 8 students graduated in the study area of Engineering with students earning 8 Associate's degrees.

List of all Engineering Colleges in Chicago

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Illinois Institute of Technology Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, IL
5/5
20 : 1 7,792
University of Illinois at Chicago University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL
3/5
14 : 1 29,048
Purdue University-Calumet Campus Purdue University-Calumet Campus Hammond, IN
2/5
31 : 1 9,301
Elgin Community College Elgin Community College Elgin, IL
3/5
37 : 1 10,336
College of DuPage College of DuPage Glen Ellyn, IL
3/5
42 : 1 28,678
William Rainey Harper College William Rainey Harper College Palatine, IL
3/5
38 : 1 14,532
College of Lake County College of Lake County Grayslake, IL
3/5
35 : 1 14,964
Waubonsee Community College Waubonsee Community College Sugar Grove, IL
2/5
44 : 1 10,511
Oakton Community College Oakton Community College Des Plaines, IL
3/5
32 : 1 9,864
City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College Chicago, IL
3/5
65 : 1 8,365
City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College Chicago, IL
3/5
52 : 1 10,770
City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College Chicago, IL
3/5
53 : 1 9,467
City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College Chicago, IL
3/5
43 : 1 9,093
McHenry County College McHenry County College Crystal Lake, IL
3/5
40 : 1 6,561
Kishwaukee College Kishwaukee College Malta, IL
3/5
34 : 1 4,064

Additional Engineering Degree Facts for Chicago Schools

Chicago Schools offering online Engineering degrees

Online Engineering degrees are available with as many as 13 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Engineering degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
University of Illinois at Chicago 0 0 0 13 0
How many Chicago schools offer online Engineering degrees?
  • 1 Master's

What Engineering degree programs were earned in Chicago?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 12 Colleges 123 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 1 Colleges 4 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 2 Colleges 74 Graduates
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