There are schools offering history degrees in Illinois!
Schools Offering History Programs in Illinois
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The top-ranked school in Illinois with a history program is Northwestern University, which is located in Evanston. In 2010, it was ranked 7th nationwide. In 2010, 96 students graduated from Northwestern University's history program. Students at Northwestern University paid $40,223 per year in tuition fees.
The second-ranked school in Illinois with a history program is Wheaton College, which is located in Wheaton. In 2010, it was ranked 21st nationwide. In 2010, Wheaton College graduated 23 students from its history program. Students at Wheaton College paid $27,580 per year in tuition fees.
The third-ranked school in Illinois that has a history program is Loyola University Chicago. Loyola University Chicago, which was ranked 28th in the country in 2010, is located in Chicago. In 2010, Loyola University Chicago graduated 89 students from its history programs. Tuition at Loyola University Chicago was $32,114 per year.
If you are hoping to attend one of Illinois' history schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $22,333 per year, though tuition can range from $42,041 per year to $7,492 per year. The Illinois history schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:
- University of Chicago - located in Chicago, students are charged $42,041 per year
- Northwestern University - located in Evanston, students are charged $40,223 per year
- Lake Forest College - located in Lake Forest, students are charged $35,525 per year
The lowest tuition rates at Illinois history schools were charged at the following schools:
- Northeastern Illinois University - located in Chicago, students are charged $7,492 per year
- University of Illinois at Springfield - located in Springfield, students are charged $8,101 per year
- Southern Illinois University Edwardsville - located in Edwardsville, students are charged $8,401 per year
A history degree from an Illinois school... what next?
A large number of Illinois history graduates become historians. 60 historians were working in Illinois in 2010. The largest populations of Illinois historians are working in the following counties:
- Cook County - 40 historians
According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of historians is expected to grow by 12% by 2018. There are projected to be 140 historians working in the Illinois then.
On average, historians earn $53,200 per year. However, this number is only an average. historians in Illinois had varying salaries from $24,850 to $88,370 per year in 2010. The following counties in Illinois have the highest average salaries for historians:
- Cook County - $42,340 per year
For more data regarding a career in history in Illinois and to compare salaries with various related fields such as political science or history, take a look at the graphs and charts below.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Bachelor's Degree in History in Illinois
- Master's Degree in History in Illinois
- Doctoral Degree in History in Illinois
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|6,131 miles from location||University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign||Champaign||IL||49.1299||41%||43,881|
|6,104 miles from location||University of Illinois at Chicago||Chicago||IL||70.7646||34%||26,840|
|6,103 miles from location||DePaul University||Chicago||IL||35.6436||31%||25,072|
|6,162 miles from location||Northern Illinois University||Dekalb||IL||31.3806||29%||24,424|
|6,172 miles from location||Illinois State University||Normal||IL||37.9275||35%||21,184|
|6,182 miles from location||Southern Illinois University Carbondale||Carbondale||IL||29.5829||31%||20,350|
|6,106 miles from location||Northwestern University||Evanston||IL||92.7945||32%||19,853|
|6,103 miles from location||Loyola University Chicago||Chicago||IL||72.1483||15%||15,879|
|6,101 miles from location||University of Chicago||Chicago||IL||45.3883||36%||15,094|
|6,221 miles from location||Southern Illinois University Edwardsville||Edwardsville||IL||27.5134||33%||13,940|
|6,261 miles from location||Western Illinois University||Macomb||IL||32.0587||31%||12,679|
|6,127 miles from location||Eastern Illinois University||Charleston||IL||31.7637||32%||11,966|
|6,107 miles from location||Northeastern Illinois University||Chicago||IL||17.0681||36%||11,631|
|6,103 miles from location||Roosevelt University||Chicago||IL||22.8963||28%||7,306|
|6,102 miles from location||Chicago State University||Chicago||IL||15.9923||34%||7,235|
|6,125 miles from location||Lewis University||Romeoville||IL||29.2285||33%||5,847|
|6,127 miles from location||Benedictine University||Lisle||IL||26.9664||34%||5,836|
|6,205 miles from location||Bradley University||Peoria||IL||35.5501||24%||5,800|
|6,112 miles from location||Concordia University||River Forest||IL||24.8943||25%||5,049|
|6,107 miles from location||Saint Xavier University||Chicago||IL||62.0777||14%||5,028|
|6,204 miles from location||University of Illinois at Springfield||Springfield||IL||32.5018||37%||4,977|
|6,114 miles from location||Olivet Nazarene University||Bourbonnais||IL||28.6851||66%||4,666|
|6,140 miles from location||Aurora University||Aurora||IL||24.849||36%||4,355|
|6,113 miles from location||Dominican University||River Forest||IL||65.2729||34%||3,909|
|6,119 miles from location||Elmhurst College||Elmhurst||IL||64.8476||30%||3,363|
|6,126 miles from location||University of St Francis||Joliet||IL||58.1609||35%||3,352|
|6,215 miles from location||McKendree University||Lebanon||IL||59.0764||34%||3,284|
|6,107 miles from location||North Park University||Chicago||IL||24.6829||35%||3,186|
|6,127 miles from location||Wheaton College||Wheaton||IL||79.0634||46%||2,920|
|6,129 miles from location||North Central College||Naperville||IL||64.8467||29%||2,798|
|6,116 miles from location||Trinity International University||Deerfield||IL||23.8112||42%||2,730|
|6,253 miles from location||Augustana College||Rock Island||IL||33.5767||23%||2,472|
|6,170 miles from location||Millikin University||Decatur||IL||61.8731||28%||2,314|
|6,172 miles from location||Illinois Wesleyan University||Bloomington||IL||37.1422||29%||2,066|
|6,298 miles from location||Quincy University||Quincy||IL||21.8699||29%||1,845|
|6,193 miles from location||Greenville College||Greenville||IL||55.1301||35%||1,576|
|6,111 miles from location||Trinity Christian College||Palos Heights||IL||26.9291||38%||1,450|
|6,114 miles from location||Lake Forest College||Lake Forest||IL||29.7867||25%||1,415|
|6,244 miles from location||Knox College||Galesburg||IL||71.7695||20%||1,407|
|6,258 miles from location||Monmouth College||Monmouth||IL||60.7089||30%||1,379|
|6,175 miles from location||Rockford College||Rockford||IL||21.6186||23%||1,341|
|6,191 miles from location||Lincoln College||Lincoln||IL||21.2522||59%||1,304|
|6,137 miles from location||Judson University||Elgin||IL||26.4629||44%||1,231|
|6,238 miles from location||Illinois College||Jacksonville||IL||28.1533||32%||894|
|6,187 miles from location||Eureka College||Eureka||IL||16.9805||19%||766|
|6,218 miles from location||Blackburn College||Carlinville||IL||19.8699||30%||607|
|6,244 miles from location||Principia College||Elsah||IL||39.7521||97%||527|
|6,237 miles from location||MacMurray College||Jacksonville||IL||28.2629||33%||518|
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