Best Engineering Colleges in Illinois

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We have created a 2019 ranking of the best colleges in Illinois 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 42 Engineering 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 Engineering Colleges in Illinois for 2019

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Northwestern University Evanston, IL

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

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

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign offers 2 Engineering Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 72 students graduated in the study area of Engineering with students earning 72 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 104 Reviews
3 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
4 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
5 Bradley University Peoria, IL

Bradley University offers 2 Engineering Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a mid sized city.

Based on 12 Reviews
6 Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Carbondale, IL

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale offers 1 Engineering Degree program. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 6 students graduated in the study area of Engineering with students earning 6 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 68 Reviews
7 Olivet Nazarene University Bourbonnais, IL

Olivet Nazarene University offers 2 Engineering Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a small suburb. In 2015, 23 students graduated in the study area of Engineering with students earning 23 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
8 Western Illinois University Macomb, IL

Western Illinois University offers 1 Engineering Degree program. It's a large public university in a remote town. In 2015, 10 students graduated in the study area of Engineering with students earning 10 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
9 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.

10 Rend Lake College Ina, IL

Rend Lake College offers 1 Engineering Degree program. It's a small public college in a far away rural. In 2015, 2 students graduated in the study area of Engineering with students earning 2 Associate's degrees.

List of all Engineering Colleges in Illinois

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
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
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
Bradley University Bradley University Peoria, IL
5/5
14 : 1 5,338
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Carbondale, IL
3/5
16 : 1 17,292
Olivet Nazarene University Olivet Nazarene University Bourbonnais, IL
5/5
18 : 1 4,892
Western Illinois University Western Illinois University Macomb, IL
3/5
18 : 1 11,094
Elgin Community College Elgin Community College Elgin, IL
3/5
37 : 1 10,336
Rend Lake College Rend Lake College Ina, IL
2/5
20 : 1 2,303
College of DuPage College of DuPage Glen Ellyn, IL
3/5
42 : 1 28,678
Illinois Central College Illinois Central College East Peoria, IL
3/5
33 : 1 9,704
William Rainey Harper College William Rainey Harper College Palatine, IL
3/5
38 : 1 14,532
Kaskaskia College Kaskaskia College Centralia, IL
2/5
40 : 1 4,472
College of Lake County College of Lake County Grayslake, IL
3/5
35 : 1 14,964
John Wood Community College John Wood Community College Quincy, IL
2/5
19 : 1 2,016
Parkland College Parkland College Champaign, IL
3/5
30 : 1 8,147
Lincoln Land Community College Lincoln Land Community College Springfield, IL
2/5
33 : 1 6,447
Lewis and Clark Community College Lewis and Clark Community College Godfrey, IL
3/5
45 : 1 7,914
Lake Land College Lake Land College Mattoon, IL
2/5
40 : 1 5,241
Southwestern Illinois College Southwestern Illinois College Belleville, IL
3/5
31 : 1 9,943
Rock Valley College Rock Valley College Rockford, IL
3/5
31 : 1 7,651
Danville Area Community College Danville Area Community College Danville, IL
2/5
31 : 1 2,692
Heartland Community College Heartland Community College Normal, IL
3/5
33 : 1 5,298
Waubonsee Community College Waubonsee Community College Sugar Grove, IL
2/5
44 : 1 10,511

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Additional Engineering Degree Facts for Illinois Schools

Illinois 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 Illinois schools offer online Engineering degrees?
  • 1 Master's

What Engineering degree programs were earned in Illinois?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 34 Colleges 226 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 6 Colleges 113 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 1 Colleges 6 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 2 Colleges 13 Graduates
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