Drafting in Illinois

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Schools Offering Drafting Programs in Illinois

Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of Illinois receive drafting degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 589 drafters graduate from Illinois' 43 drafting schools.

Top Schools

Zarem Golde ORT Technical Institute, which is located in Skokie, is the top-ranked school in Illinois that has a drafting program. It received a ranking of 64th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 13 students graduated from Zarem Golde ORT Technical Institute's drafting program.

ITT Technical Institute-Mount Prospect, which is located in Mount Prospect, is the second-ranked school in Illinois that has a drafting program. It received a ranking of 69th in the country in 2010. In 2010, ITT Technical Institute-Mount Prospect graduated 24 students from its drafting program. Tuition at ITT Technical Institute-Mount Prospect was $18,048 per year.

The third-ranked school in Illinois that has a drafting program is Vatterott College. Vatterott College, which was ranked 71st in the country in 2010, is located in Quincy. In 2010, 19 students graduated from Vatterott College drafting program. Vatterott College charged in-state students $10,991 in tuition fees per year.


Tuition at Illinois' drafting schools ranges from $20,100 per year to $2,194 per year. But, the average tuition is $5,525 per year. In 2010, the drafting schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Illinois were:

  1. Robert Morris University Illinois - located in Chicago, students are charged $20,100 per year
  2. ITT Technical Institute-Orland Park - located in Orland Park, students are charged $18,048 per year
  3. ITT Technical Institute-Oak Brook - located in Oak Brook, students are charged $18,048 per year

The drafting schools in Illinois that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Elgin Community College - located in Elgin, students are charged $2,194 per year
  2. Prairie State College - located in Chicago Heights, students are charged $2,348 per year
  3. Waubonsee Community College - located in Sugar Grove, students are charged $2,352 per year

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Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Illinois statistics regarding a career in drafting and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as design or drafting.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Drafting in Illinois
  • Certificate in Drafting in Illinois

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,125 miles from location College of DuPage Glen Ellyn IL 13.8242 n/a 27,083
6,123 miles from location College of Lake County Grayslake IL 13.4699 n/a 18,092
6,113 miles from location Moraine Valley Community College Palos Hills IL 13.4837 n/a 17,774
6,126 miles from location Harper College Palatine IL 12.7765 n/a 15,711
6,114 miles from location Triton College River Grove IL 11.7006 n/a 15,706
6,221 miles from location Southwestern Illinois College Belleville IL 13.7244 n/a 14,440
6,104 miles from location City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College Chicago IL 7.0577 n/a 13,174
6,200 miles from location Illinois Central College Peoria IL 15.7341 n/a 13,049
6,111 miles from location City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College Chicago IL 8.94698 n/a 12,866
6,116 miles from location Oakton Community College Des Plaines IL 11.0092 n/a 12,087
6,139 miles from location Elgin Community College Elgin IL 15.1103 n/a 11,704
6,146 miles from location Waubonsee Community College Sugar Grove IL 14.036 n/a 10,532
6,134 miles from location Parkland College Champaign IL 15.5147 n/a 9,633
6,173 miles from location Rock Valley College Rockford IL 14.228 n/a 8,659
6,175 miles from location John A Logan College Carterville IL 13.1135 n/a 8,568
6,103 miles from location City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College Chicago IL 6.60952 n/a 8,464
6,235 miles from location Lewis and Clark Community College Godfrey IL 11.0347 n/a 8,179
6,138 miles from location Lake Land College Mattoon IL 14.784 n/a 7,945
6,204 miles from location Lincoln Land Community College Springfield IL 12.2962 n/a 7,677
6,141 miles from location McHenry County College Crystal Lake IL 13.7359 n/a 6,811
6,165 miles from location Rend Lake College Ina IL 19.4494 n/a 5,871
6,102 miles from location Prairie State College Chicago Heights IL 9.7858 n/a 5,854
6,181 miles from location Kaskaskia College Centralia IL 17.5689 n/a 5,337
6,110 miles from location Morton College Cicero IL 12.3642 n/a 5,290
6,173 miles from location Heartland Community College Normal IL 13.4655 n/a 5,266
6,167 miles from location Kishwaukee College Malta IL 13.1722 n/a 4,735
6,103 miles from location Robert Morris University Illinois Chicago IL 24.0041 40% 4,619
6,178 miles from location Illinois Valley Community College Oglesby IL 16.1917 n/a 4,529
6,107 miles from location Kankakee Community College Kankakee IL 13.4446 n/a 4,298
6,170 miles from location Richland Community College Decatur IL 12.4452 n/a 3,595
6,098 miles from location Danville Area Community College Danville IL 12.2748 n/a 3,584
6,139 miles from location Southeastern Illinois College Harrisburg IL 13.8934 n/a 2,941
6,296 miles from location John Wood Community College Quincy IL 14.7388 n/a 2,757
6,244 miles from location Carl Sandburg College Galesburg IL 14.1935 n/a 2,661
6,114 miles from location Westwood College-O'Hare Airport Chicago IL 16.0541 n/a 888
6,103 miles from location Westwood College-Chicago Loop Chicago IL 15.4518 n/a 885
6,124 miles from location Westwood College-Dupage Woodridge IL 16.3637 n/a 582
6,097 miles from location Westwood College-River Oaks Calumet City IL 19.3758 100% 579
6,116 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Orland Park Orland Park IL 26.0399 100% 562
6,237 miles from location Vatterott College Quincy IL 28.8387 n/a 550
6,118 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Mount Prospect Mount Prospect IL 31.3178 100% 549
6,110 miles from location Zarem Golde ORT Technical Institute Skokie IL 35.8219 100% 524
6,118 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Oak Brook Oak Brook IL 22.7824 100% 425

Curious what studying Drafting gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Illinois

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Architectural and Civil Drafters + 2,550 $48,910 -17.2%
Mechanical Drafters + 2,070 $49,780 -34.5%
Drafters, All Other + 1,060 $46,080 47.2%
Electrical and Electronics Drafters + 920 $66,060 2.2%

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