Best Music Colleges in Illinois

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in Illinois that offer Music 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 65 Music 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 Music Colleges in Illinois for 2018

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

University of Chicago offers 4 Music Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 17 students graduated in the study area of Music with students earning 10 Doctoral degrees, 5 Bachelor's degrees, and 2 Master's degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
2 Northwestern University Evanston, IL

Northwestern University offers 6 Music Degree programs. It's a large private university in a small city. In 2015, 31 students graduated in the study area of Music with students earning 22 Bachelor's degrees, 6 Doctoral degrees, and 3 Master's degrees.

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

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign offers 4 Music Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 110 students graduated in the study area of Music with students earning 53 Master's degrees, 42 Doctoral degrees, 10 Bachelor's degrees, and 5 Certificates degrees.

Based on 104 Reviews
4 Wheaton College Wheaton, IL

Wheaton College offers 2 Music Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 9 students graduated in the study area of Music with students earning 9 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 32 Reviews
5 Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL

Loyola University Chicago offers 2 Music Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 10 students graduated in the study area of Music with students earning 10 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
6 Northern Illinois University Dekalb, IL

Northern Illinois University offers 2 Music Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 30 students graduated in the study area of Music with students earning 25 Master's degrees, and 5 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 56 Reviews
7 Bradley University Peoria, IL

Bradley University offers 2 Music Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 4 students graduated in the study area of Music with students earning 4 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
8 Concordia University-Chicago River Forest, IL

Concordia University-Chicago offers 4 Music Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 2 students graduated in the study area of Music with students earning 2 Bachelor's degrees.

9 University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL

University of Illinois at Chicago offers 1 Music Degree program. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 5 students graduated in the study area of Music with students earning 5 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
10 Lewis University Romeoville, IL

Lewis University offers 2 Music Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 3 students graduated in the study area of Music with students earning 3 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 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
Northern Illinois University Northern Illinois University Dekalb, IL
3/5
22 : 1 20,130
Bradley University Bradley University Peoria, IL
5/5
14 : 1 5,338
Concordia University-Chicago Concordia University-Chicago River Forest, IL
5/5
17 : 1 5,239
University of Illinois at Chicago University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL
3/5
14 : 1 29,048
Lewis University Lewis University Romeoville, IL
5/5
19 : 1 6,679
Illinois State University Illinois State University Normal, IL
3/5
22 : 1 20,760
Elmhurst College Elmhurst College Elmhurst, IL
5/5
15 : 1 3,298
Eastern Illinois University Eastern Illinois University Charleston, IL
3/5
17 : 1 8,520
Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Edwardsville, IL
3/5
21 : 1 14,265
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Carbondale, IL
3/5
16 : 1 17,292
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
Saint Xavier University Saint Xavier University Chicago, IL
5/5
17 : 1 3,949
University of St Francis University of St Francis Joliet, IL
5/5
21 : 1 3,957
McKendree University McKendree University Lebanon, IL
5/5
19 : 1 3,001
Western Illinois University Western Illinois University Macomb, IL
3/5
18 : 1 11,094
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
North Central College North Central College Naperville, IL
5/5
16 : 1 2,962
Roosevelt University Roosevelt University Chicago, IL
5/5
15 : 1 5,352

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Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 22 Colleges 36 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 43 Colleges 323 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 2 Colleges 7 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 3 Colleges 58 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 11 Colleges 152 Graduates
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