Best Accounting Colleges in Illinois

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in Illinois that offer Accounting 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 81 Accounting schools located within Illinois. 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 Accounting Colleges in Illinois for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign offers 3 Accounting Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 900 students graduated in the study area of Accounting with students earning 459 Bachelor's degrees, 433 Master's degrees, and 8 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 104 Reviews
2 DePaul University Chicago, IL

DePaul University offers 2 Accounting Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 398 students graduated in the study area of Accounting with students earning 254 Bachelor's degrees, and 144 Master's degrees.

Based on 40 Reviews
3 Northern Illinois University Dekalb, IL

Northern Illinois University offers 2 Accounting Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 271 students graduated in the study area of Accounting with students earning 167 Bachelor's degrees, and 104 Master's degrees.

Based on 56 Reviews
4 University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL

University of Illinois at Chicago offers 2 Accounting Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 254 students graduated in the study area of Accounting with students earning 165 Bachelor's degrees, and 89 Master's degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
5 Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL

Loyola University Chicago offers 4 Accounting Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 157 students graduated in the study area of Accounting with students earning 88 Master's degrees, and 69 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
6 Illinois State University Normal, IL

Illinois State University offers 4 Accounting Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized suburb. In 2015, 199 students graduated in the study area of Accounting with students earning 146 Bachelor's degrees, and 53 Master's degrees.

Based on 56 Reviews
7 Bradley University Peoria, IL

Bradley University offers 4 Accounting Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 74 students graduated in the study area of Accounting with students earning 46 Bachelor's degrees, and 28 Master's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
8 Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Edwardsville, IL

Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville offers 2 Accounting Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 110 students graduated in the study area of Accounting with students earning 86 Bachelor's degrees, and 24 Master's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
9 University of Illinois at Springfield Springfield, IL

University of Illinois at Springfield offers 2 Accounting Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 88 students graduated in the study area of Accounting with students earning 48 Bachelor's degrees, and 40 Master's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
10 Roosevelt University Chicago, IL

Roosevelt University offers 2 Accounting Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 98 students graduated in the study area of Accounting with students earning 55 Master's degrees, and 43 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL
4/5
20 : 1 45,842
DePaul University DePaul University Chicago, IL
5/5
20 : 1 23,539
Northern Illinois University Northern Illinois University Dekalb, IL
3/5
22 : 1 20,130
University of Illinois at Chicago University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL
3/5
14 : 1 29,048
Loyola University Chicago Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL
5/5
15 : 1 16,437
Illinois State University Illinois State University Normal, IL
3/5
22 : 1 20,760
Bradley University Bradley University Peoria, IL
5/5
14 : 1 5,338
Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Edwardsville, IL
3/5
21 : 1 14,265
University of Illinois at Springfield University of Illinois at Springfield Springfield, IL
3/5
22 : 1 5,402
Roosevelt University Roosevelt University Chicago, IL
5/5
15 : 1 5,352
Elmhurst College Elmhurst College Elmhurst, IL
5/5
15 : 1 3,298
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Carbondale, IL
3/5
16 : 1 17,292
Lewis University Lewis University Romeoville, IL
5/5
19 : 1 6,679
Northeastern Illinois University Northeastern Illinois University Chicago, IL
3/5
24 : 1 9,891
Illinois Wesleyan University Illinois Wesleyan University Bloomington, IL
5/5
11 : 1 1,842
Aurora University Aurora University Aurora, IL
4/5
21 : 1 5,423
Millikin University Millikin University Decatur, IL
5/5
13 : 1 2,152
Benedictine University Benedictine University Lisle, IL
5/5
19 : 1 5,954
Western Illinois University Western Illinois University Macomb, IL
3/5
18 : 1 11,094
Eastern Illinois University Eastern Illinois University Charleston, IL
3/5
17 : 1 8,520
Saint Xavier University Saint Xavier University Chicago, IL
5/5
17 : 1 3,949
McKendree University McKendree University Lebanon, IL
5/5
19 : 1 3,001
Dominican University Dominican University River Forest, IL
5/5
15 : 1 3,696
University of St Francis University of St Francis Joliet, IL
5/5
21 : 1 3,957
Concordia University-Chicago Concordia University-Chicago River Forest, IL
5/5
17 : 1 5,239

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    • Master of Business Administration
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    • Master of Management, Project and Process Management
    • Master of Management, Proprietary Higher Education Emphasis
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    • Business Administration (BBA)
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    • MBA: Applied Computer Science
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    • MBA: Management of Engineering and Technology
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    • DBA: Applied Computer Science
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    • DBA: Criminal Justice
    • DBA: Financial Management
    • DBA: General Business
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    • DBA: Homeland Security: Leadership & Policy
    • DBA: Human Resources Management
    • DBA: Industrial/Organizational Psychology
    • DBA: International Business
    • DBA: Management
    • DBA: Management of Engineering and Technology
    • DBA: Management Information Systems
    • DBA: Marketing
    • DBA: Organizational Leadership
    • DBA: Project Management
    • DBA: Public Administration
    • Ph.D IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Applied Computer Science
    • Ph.D IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Computer and Information Security
    • Ph.D IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Criminal Justice
    • Ph.D IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Financial Management
    • Ph.D IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Health Care Administration
    • Ph.D IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Homeland Security: Leadership & Policy
    • Ph.D IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Human Resources Management
    • Ph.D IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Industrial/Organizational Psychology
    • Ph.D IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: International Business
    • Ph.D IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Management
    • Ph.D IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Management of Engineering and Technology
    • Ph.D IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Management Information Systems
    • Ph.D IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Marketing
    • Ph.D IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Organizational Leadership
    • Ph.D IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Project Management
    • Ph.D IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Public Administration
    • MBA - Entrepreneurship
    • BBA - Human Resource Management
    • BBA - Management
    • BBA - Marketing
    • BBA - Project Management
    • MBA - Accelerated General MBA
    • MS Organizational Leadership - Health Care Administration
    • MS Organizational Leadership - Human Resources Management
    • MS Organizational Leadership - Nonprofit Management
    • MS Organizational Leadership - Project Management
    • MS Organizational Leadership - Public Administration
    • DMFT - Small Business Development and Entrepreneurship
    • MBA - Change and Innovation
    • MBA - Corporate Social Responsibility
    • MBA - Performance Improvement
    • MBA - Strategic Management

Additional Accounting Degree Facts for Illinois Schools

Illinois Schools offering online Accounting degrees

Online Accounting degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 76 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Accounting 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
American InterContinental University-Online 0 0 63 13 0
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale 0 0 53 0 0
Aurora University 0 0 0 24 0
McKendree University 0 0 18 0 0
Midstate College 0 0 9 0 0
How many Illinois schools offer online Accounting degrees?
  • 6 Certificates
  • 1 Associate's
  • 5 Bachelor's
  • 2 Master's

What Accounting degree programs were earned in Illinois?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 35 Colleges 272 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 46 Colleges 2,349 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 30 Colleges 455 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 1 Colleges 8 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 20 Colleges 1,320 Graduates
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