Best History Colleges in Illinois

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We have created a 2020 ranking of the best colleges in Illinois that offer History 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 48 History 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 History Colleges in Illinois for 2020

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

University of Chicago offers 13 History Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 123 students graduated in the study area of History with students earning 69 Bachelor's degrees, 28 Doctoral degrees, and 26 Master's degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
2 Northwestern University Evanston, IL

Northwestern University offers 14 History Degree programs. It's a large private university in a small city. In 2015, 109 students graduated in the study area of History with students earning 90 Bachelor's degrees, 10 Doctoral degrees, and 9 Master's degrees.

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

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign offers 8 History Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 127 students graduated in the study area of History with students earning 104 Bachelor's degrees, 16 Doctoral degrees, and 7 Master's degrees.

Based on 104 Reviews
4 Wheaton College Wheaton, IL

Wheaton College offers 2 History Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 26 students graduated in the study area of History with students earning 26 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 32 Reviews
5 Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL

Loyola University Chicago offers 13 History Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 85 students graduated in the study area of History with students earning 74 Bachelor's degrees, 7 Master's degrees, 4 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
6 Illinois Wesleyan University Bloomington, IL

Illinois Wesleyan University offers 2 History Degree programs. It's a small private university in a small city. In 2015, 15 students graduated in the study area of History with students earning 15 Bachelor's degrees.

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

University of Illinois at Chicago offers 5 History Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 53 students graduated in the study area of History with students earning 47 Bachelor's degrees, 4 Doctoral degrees, and 2 Master's degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
8 Elmhurst College Elmhurst, IL

Elmhurst College offers 2 History Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 23 students graduated in the study area of History with students earning 23 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
9 Northern Illinois University Dekalb, IL

Northern Illinois University offers 4 History Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 80 students graduated in the study area of History with students earning 70 Bachelor's degrees, 9 Master's degrees, and 1 Doctoral degree.

Based on 56 Reviews
10 North Park University Chicago, IL

North Park University offers 2 History Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large city. In 2015, 12 students graduated in the study area of History with students earning 12 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
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
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
Illinois Wesleyan University Illinois Wesleyan University Bloomington, IL
5/5
11 : 1 1,842
University of Illinois at Chicago University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL
3/5
14 : 1 29,048
Elmhurst College Elmhurst College Elmhurst, IL
5/5
15 : 1 3,298
Northern Illinois University Northern Illinois University Dekalb, IL
3/5
22 : 1 20,130
North Park University North Park University Chicago, IL
5/5
15 : 1 3,159
Concordia University-Chicago Concordia University-Chicago River Forest, IL
5/5
17 : 1 5,239
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
McKendree University McKendree University Lebanon, IL
5/5
19 : 1 3,001
University of Illinois at Springfield University of Illinois at Springfield Springfield, IL
3/5
22 : 1 5,402
Dominican University Dominican University River Forest, IL
5/5
15 : 1 3,696
Trinity International University-Illinois Trinity International University-Illinois Deerfield, IL
5/5
18 : 1 2,237
Millikin University Millikin University Decatur, IL
5/5
13 : 1 2,152
Aurora University Aurora University Aurora, IL
4/5
21 : 1 5,423
North Central College North Central College Naperville, IL
5/5
16 : 1 2,962
Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Edwardsville, IL
3/5
21 : 1 14,265
Roosevelt University Roosevelt University Chicago, IL
5/5
15 : 1 5,352
Olivet Nazarene University Olivet Nazarene University Bourbonnais, IL
5/5
18 : 1 4,892
Monmouth College Monmouth College Monmouth, IL
5/5
12 : 1 1,197

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