Best Psychology Colleges in Illinois

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in Illinois that offer Psychology 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 55 Psychology 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 Psychology Colleges in Illinois for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign offers 4 Psychology Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 528 students graduated in the study area of Psychology with students earning 490 Bachelor's degrees, 22 Doctoral degrees, and 16 Master's degrees.

Based on 104 Reviews
2 University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL

University of Illinois at Chicago offers 4 Psychology Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 517 students graduated in the study area of Psychology with students earning 495 Bachelor's degrees, 11 Master's degrees, and 11 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
3 Northwestern University Evanston, IL

Northwestern University offers 6 Psychology Degree programs. It's a large private university in a small city. In 2015, 189 students graduated in the study area of Psychology with students earning 169 Bachelor's degrees, 12 Doctoral degrees, and 8 Master's degrees.

Based on 40 Reviews
4 Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL

Loyola University Chicago offers 6 Psychology Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 281 students graduated in the study area of Psychology with students earning 281 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
5 University of Chicago Chicago, IL

University of Chicago offers 4 Psychology Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 78 students graduated in the study area of Psychology with students earning 78 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
6 Northern Illinois University Dekalb, IL

Northern Illinois University offers 4 Psychology Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 254 students graduated in the study area of Psychology with students earning 213 Bachelor's degrees, 23 Master's degrees, and 18 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 56 Reviews
7 DePaul University Chicago, IL

DePaul University offers 2 Psychology Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 256 students graduated in the study area of Psychology with students earning 254 Bachelor's degrees, and 2 Master's degrees.

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

Illinois Institute of Technology offers 3 Psychology Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 44 students graduated in the study area of Psychology with students earning 17 Master's degrees, 14 Bachelor's degrees, and 13 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
9 Elmhurst College Elmhurst, IL

Elmhurst College offers 2 Psychology Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 80 students graduated in the study area of Psychology with students earning 80 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
10 Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Edwardsville, IL

Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville offers 3 Psychology Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 165 students graduated in the study area of Psychology with students earning 142 Bachelor's degrees, and 23 Master's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL
4/5
20 : 1 45,842
University of Illinois at Chicago University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL
3/5
14 : 1 29,048
Northwestern University Northwestern University Evanston, IL
5/5
10 : 1 21,655
Loyola University Chicago Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL
5/5
15 : 1 16,437
University of Chicago University of Chicago Chicago, IL
5/5
7 : 1 15,391
Northern Illinois University Northern Illinois University Dekalb, IL
3/5
22 : 1 20,130
DePaul University DePaul University Chicago, IL
5/5
20 : 1 23,539
Illinois Institute of Technology Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, IL
5/5
20 : 1 7,792
Elmhurst College Elmhurst College Elmhurst, IL
5/5
15 : 1 3,298
Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Edwardsville, IL
3/5
21 : 1 14,265
North Central College North Central College Naperville, IL
5/5
16 : 1 2,962
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Carbondale, IL
3/5
16 : 1 17,292
Illinois State University Illinois State University Normal, IL
3/5
22 : 1 20,760
Roosevelt University Roosevelt University Chicago, IL
5/5
15 : 1 5,352
Lewis University Lewis University Romeoville, IL
5/5
19 : 1 6,679
Eastern Illinois University Eastern Illinois University Charleston, IL
3/5
17 : 1 8,520
Bradley University Bradley University Peoria, IL
5/5
14 : 1 5,338
Wheaton College Wheaton College Wheaton, IL
5/5
13 : 1 2,929
Illinois Wesleyan University Illinois Wesleyan University Bloomington, IL
5/5
11 : 1 1,842
Chicago State University Chicago State University Chicago, IL
3/5
17 : 1 4,767
Northeastern Illinois University Northeastern Illinois University Chicago, IL
3/5
24 : 1 9,891
Saint Xavier University Saint Xavier University Chicago, IL
5/5
17 : 1 3,949
Western Illinois University Western Illinois University Macomb, IL
3/5
18 : 1 11,094
Concordia University-Chicago Concordia University-Chicago River Forest, IL
5/5
17 : 1 5,239
Benedictine University Benedictine University Lisle, IL
5/5
19 : 1 5,954

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  • Program Descriptions
    • MA Human Services - Mental Health Administration Specialization
    • MA Human Services - No Concentration
    • MA Psychology - Mediation and Conflict Resolution Specialization
    • MA Psychology - Mental Health Administration Specialization
    • MA Psychology - Non-Profit Management Specialization
    • MA Psychology - Organizational Leadership Specialization
    • Master of Arts in Psychology, Criminology and Justice Studies
    • Master of Arts in Psychology, General Psychology Specialization
    • Master of Arts in Psychology, Sport and Performance Psychology Specialization
    • PSYD - Business Psychology Specialization
    • PSYD - Criminology and Justice Studies
    • PSYD - Educational Leadership Specialization
    • PSYD - Health and Wellness Psychology Specialization
    • PSYD - Mediation and Conflict Resolution Specialization
    • PSYD - Mental Health Administration Specialization
    • PSYD - Non-Profit Management Specialization
    • PSYD - Organizational Leadership Specialization
    • PSYD - Sport and Performance Psychology Specialization
    • MA Psychology - Mediation Conflict and Resolution
    • MA Psychology - Career Management and Counseling Specialization
    • MA Psychology - Educational Leadership Specialization
    • MA Psychology - Health and Wellness Psychology Specialization
    • MA Psychology - Mental Health Counseling
    • MA Psychology - No Concentration
    • MA Psychology - Marriage, Couples, and Family Counseling
    • PHD Human Services - No Concentration
    • PSYD - Health and Wellness Psychology
    • PSYD - Mediation and Conflict Resolution
    • PSYD - Clinical Specialization
    • Master of Arts in Human Development - No Concentration
    • Master of Arts in Public Sociology - No Concentration
    • Master of Arts in Human Development - Adult Development
    • Master of Arts in Human Development - Gerontology
    • Master of Arts in Public Sociology - Applied Sociology
    • Master of Arts in Public Sociology - Medical Sociology
    • MA Counseling: No Concentration
    • MA Counseling: Marriage, Couples, and Family Counseling
    • MA Counseling: Clinical Health Counseling

Additional Psychology Degree Facts for Illinois Schools

Illinois Schools offering online Psychology degrees

Online Psychology degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 120 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Psychology 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
Roosevelt University 0 0 120 0 0
McKendree University 0 0 34 0 0
Trinity International University-Illinois 0 0 25 0 0
Judson University 1 0 0 0 0
How many Illinois schools offer online Psychology degrees?
  • 1 Certificates
  • 3 Bachelor's
  • 1 Master's

What Psychology degree programs were earned in Illinois?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 54 Colleges 4,336 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 2 Colleges 1 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 9 Colleges 94 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 18 Colleges 218 Graduates
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