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Best Education Colleges in Illinois

We have created a 2020 ranking of the best colleges in Illinois that offer Education 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 26 Education 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 Education Colleges in Illinois for 2020

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

University of Chicago offers 2 Education Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 22 students graduated in the study area of Education with students earning 22 Master's degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
2 Northwestern University Evanston, IL

Northwestern University offers 2 Education Degree programs. It's a large private university in a small city.

Based on 40 Reviews
3 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign offers 4 Education Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 4 students graduated in the study area of Education with students earning 4 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 104 Reviews
4 Concordia University-Chicago River Forest, IL

Concordia University-Chicago offers 4 Education Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 19 students graduated in the study area of Education with students earning 11 Bachelor's degrees, 8 Master's degrees.

5 McKendree University Lebanon, IL

McKendree University offers 4 Education Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 26 students graduated in the study area of Education with students earning 23 Master's degrees, and 3 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
6 Elmhurst College Elmhurst, IL

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

Based on 12 Reviews
7 North Park University Chicago, IL

North Park University offers 2 Education Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large city. In 2015, 18 students graduated in the study area of Education with students earning 18 Master's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
8 Northern Illinois University Dekalb, IL

Northern Illinois University offers 1 Education Degree program. It's a large public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 2 students graduated in the study area of Education with students earning 2 Master's degrees.

Based on 56 Reviews
9 Lewis University Romeoville, IL

Lewis University offers 2 Education Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb.

Based on 4 Reviews
10 Saint Xavier University Chicago, IL

Saint Xavier University offers 1 Education Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 4 students graduated in the study area of Education with students earning 4 Master's degrees.

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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
Northwestern University Northwestern University Evanston, IL
5/5
10 : 1 21,655
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL
4/5
20 : 1 45,842
Concordia University-Chicago Concordia University-Chicago River Forest, IL
5/5
17 : 1 5,239
McKendree University McKendree University Lebanon, IL
5/5
19 : 1 3,001
Elmhurst College Elmhurst College Elmhurst, IL
5/5
15 : 1 3,298
North Park University North Park University Chicago, IL
5/5
15 : 1 3,159
Northern Illinois University Northern Illinois University Dekalb, IL
3/5
22 : 1 20,130
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
Aurora University Aurora University Aurora, IL
4/5
21 : 1 5,423
Roosevelt University Roosevelt University Chicago, IL
5/5
15 : 1 5,352
Quincy University Quincy University Quincy, IL
5/5
18 : 1 1,293
Benedictine University Benedictine University Lisle, IL
5/5
19 : 1 5,954
Knox College Knox College Galesburg, IL
5/5
13 : 1 1,397
Rockford University Rockford University Rockford, IL
5/5
11 : 1 1,274
Principia College Principia College Elsah, IL
5/5
8 : 1 460
Lincoln Christian University Lincoln Christian University Lincoln, IL
3/5
19 : 1 878
Trinity Christian College Trinity Christian College Palos Heights, IL
5/5
14 : 1 1,320
Lake Forest College Lake Forest College Lake Forest, IL
5/5
13 : 1 1,600
Illinois College Illinois College Jacksonville, IL
5/5
11 : 1 955
American InterContinental University-Online American InterContinental University-Online Schaumburg, IL
3/5
49 : 1 11,560
College of DuPage College of DuPage Glen Ellyn, IL
3/5
42 : 1 28,678
MacMurray College MacMurray College Jacksonville, IL
5/5
15 : 1 570

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