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Best Music Colleges in Chicago

We have created a 2020 ranking of the best colleges in Chicago that offer Music 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 32 Music 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 Music Colleges in Chicago for 2020

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of Chicago Chicago, IL

University of Chicago offers 4 Music Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 17 students graduated in the study area of Music with students earning 10 Doctoral degrees, 5 Bachelor's degrees, and 2 Master's degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
2 Wheaton College Wheaton, IL

Wheaton College offers 2 Music Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 9 students graduated in the study area of Music with students earning 9 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 32 Reviews
3 Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL

Loyola University Chicago offers 2 Music Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 10 students graduated in the study area of Music with students earning 10 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
4 Northern Illinois University Dekalb, IL

Northern Illinois University offers 2 Music Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 30 students graduated in the study area of Music with students earning 25 Master's degrees, and 5 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 56 Reviews
5 Carthage College Kenosha, WI

Carthage College offers 2 Music Degree programs. It's a small private university in a mid sized suburb. In 2015, 20 students graduated in the study area of Music with students earning 20 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
6 University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL

University of Illinois at Chicago offers 1 Music Degree program. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 5 students graduated in the study area of Music with students earning 5 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
7 Lewis University Romeoville, IL

Lewis University offers 2 Music Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 3 students graduated in the study area of Music with students earning 3 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
8 Elmhurst College Elmhurst, IL

Elmhurst College offers 2 Music Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 4 students graduated in the study area of Music with students earning 4 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
9 Valparaiso University Valparaiso, IN

Valparaiso University offers 2 Music Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 12 students graduated in the study area of Music with students earning 12 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
10 North Park University Chicago, IL

North Park University offers 2 Music Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large city. In 2015, 8 students graduated in the study area of Music with students earning 8 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of Chicago University of Chicago Chicago, IL
5/5
7 : 1 15,391
Wheaton College Wheaton College Wheaton, IL
5/5
13 : 1 2,929
Loyola University Chicago Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL
5/5
15 : 1 16,437
Northern Illinois University Northern Illinois University Dekalb, IL
3/5
22 : 1 20,130
Carthage College Carthage College Kenosha, WI
5/5
14 : 1 2,978
University of Illinois at Chicago University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL
3/5
14 : 1 29,048
Lewis University Lewis University Romeoville, IL
5/5
19 : 1 6,679
Elmhurst College Elmhurst College Elmhurst, IL
5/5
15 : 1 3,298
Valparaiso University Valparaiso University Valparaiso, IN
5/5
13 : 1 4,524
North Park University North Park University Chicago, IL
5/5
15 : 1 3,159
Saint Xavier University Saint Xavier University Chicago, IL
5/5
17 : 1 3,949
University of St Francis University of St Francis Joliet, IL
5/5
21 : 1 3,957
Aurora University Aurora University Aurora, IL
4/5
21 : 1 5,423
Roosevelt University Roosevelt University Chicago, IL
5/5
15 : 1 5,352
Northeastern Illinois University Northeastern Illinois University Chicago, IL
3/5
24 : 1 9,891
Benedictine University Benedictine University Lisle, IL
5/5
19 : 1 5,954
Columbia College-Chicago Columbia College-Chicago Chicago, IL
5/5
16 : 1 8,961
Trinity International University-Illinois Trinity International University-Illinois Deerfield, IL
5/5
18 : 1 2,237
Chicago State University Chicago State University Chicago, IL
3/5
17 : 1 4,767
Lake Forest College Lake Forest College Lake Forest, IL
5/5
13 : 1 1,600
University of Wisconsin-Parkside University of Wisconsin-Parkside Kenosha, WI
2/5
25 : 1 4,412
Trinity Christian College Trinity Christian College Palos Heights, IL
5/5
14 : 1 1,320
Elgin Community College Elgin Community College Elgin, IL
3/5
37 : 1 10,336
William Rainey Harper College William Rainey Harper College Palatine, IL
3/5
38 : 1 14,532
City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College Chicago, IL
3/5
43 : 1 9,093

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