Best Biology Colleges in Illinois

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in Illinois that offer Biology 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 53 Biology 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 Biology Colleges in Illinois for 2018

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

University of Chicago offers 4 Biology Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 151 students graduated in the study area of Biology with students earning 145 Bachelor's degrees, 6 Master's degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
2 University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL

University of Illinois at Chicago offers 3 Biology Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 398 students graduated in the study area of Biology with students earning 379 Bachelor's degrees, 17 Doctoral degrees, and 2 Master's degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
3 Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL

Loyola University Chicago offers 4 Biology Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 342 students graduated in the study area of Biology with students earning 335 Bachelor's degrees, and 7 Master's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
4 Northwestern University Evanston, IL

Northwestern University offers 6 Biology Degree programs. It's a large private university in a small city. In 2015, 145 students graduated in the study area of Biology with students earning 132 Bachelor's degrees, 13 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 40 Reviews
5 Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, IL

Illinois Institute of Technology offers 3 Biology Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 76 students graduated in the study area of Biology with students earning 56 Master's degrees, 14 Bachelor's degrees, and 6 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
6 Augustana College Rock Island, IL

Augustana College offers 2 Biology Degree programs. It's a small private university in a small city. In 2015, 132 students graduated in the study area of Biology with students earning 132 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
7 Northern Illinois University Dekalb, IL

Northern Illinois University offers 3 Biology Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 135 students graduated in the study area of Biology with students earning 115 Bachelor's degrees, 15 Master's degrees, and 5 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 56 Reviews
8 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign offers 3 Biology Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 12 students graduated in the study area of Biology with students earning 8 Master's degrees, 2 Bachelor's degrees, and 2 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 104 Reviews
9 Illinois State University Normal, IL

Illinois State University offers 4 Biology Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized suburb. In 2015, 156 students graduated in the study area of Biology with students earning 143 Bachelor's degrees, 8 Master's degrees, and 5 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 56 Reviews
10 Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Edwardsville, IL

Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville offers 3 Biology Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 144 students graduated in the study area of Biology with students earning 130 Bachelor's degrees, and 14 Master's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews

List of all Biology Colleges in Illinois

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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
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
Northwestern University Northwestern University Evanston, IL
5/5
10 : 1 21,655
Illinois Institute of Technology Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, IL
5/5
20 : 1 7,792
Augustana College Augustana College Rock Island, IL
5/5
12 : 1 2,478
Northern Illinois University Northern Illinois University Dekalb, IL
3/5
22 : 1 20,130
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL
4/5
20 : 1 45,842
Illinois State University Illinois State University Normal, IL
3/5
22 : 1 20,760
Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Edwardsville, IL
3/5
21 : 1 14,265
Wheaton College Wheaton College Wheaton, IL
5/5
13 : 1 2,929
Elmhurst College Elmhurst College Elmhurst, IL
5/5
15 : 1 3,298
Bradley University Bradley University Peoria, IL
5/5
14 : 1 5,338
Lewis University Lewis University Romeoville, IL
5/5
19 : 1 6,679
Saint Xavier University Saint Xavier University Chicago, IL
5/5
17 : 1 3,949
Illinois Wesleyan University Illinois Wesleyan University Bloomington, IL
5/5
11 : 1 1,842
Eastern Illinois University Eastern Illinois University Charleston, IL
3/5
17 : 1 8,520
Western Illinois University Western Illinois University Macomb, IL
3/5
18 : 1 11,094
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
Millikin University Millikin University Decatur, IL
5/5
13 : 1 2,152
North Park University North Park University Chicago, IL
5/5
15 : 1 3,159
University of St Francis University of St Francis Joliet, IL
5/5
21 : 1 3,957
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Carbondale, IL
3/5
16 : 1 17,292
University of Illinois at Springfield University of Illinois at Springfield Springfield, IL
3/5
22 : 1 5,402

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Additional Biology Degree Facts for Illinois Schools

Illinois Schools offering online Biology degrees

Online Biology degrees are available with as many as 56 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Biology 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
Illinois Institute of Technology 0 0 0 56 0
How many Illinois schools offer online Biology degrees?
  • 1 Master's

What Biology degree programs were earned in Illinois?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 51 Colleges 2,717 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 7 Colleges 48 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 18 Colleges 195 Graduates
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