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Schools Offering Information Systems Programs in Illinois


Approximately 0.7% of graduates in of Illinois receive information systems degrees every year. Thus, Illinois' 70 information systems schools put out approximately 2,503 information systems professionals each year.

Top Schools

Northwestern University, which was ranked 7th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Illinois that has a information systems program. It is located in Evanston. 105 students graduated with a degree in information systems from Northwestern University in 2010. Students at Northwestern University paid $40,223 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Illinois with a information systems program is Loyola University Chicago, which is located in Chicago. In 2010, it was ranked 28th nationwide. In 2010, Loyola University Chicago graduated 30 students from its information systems program. Students at Loyola University Chicago paid $32,114 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Illinois with a information systems program is University of Illinois at Chicago, which is located in Chicago. In 2010, it was ranked 29th nationwide. In 2010, University of Illinois at Chicago graduated 186 students from its information systems programs. The tuition rate at University of Illinois at Chicago was $12,053 per year.

Cost

Information systems schools in Illinois, charge students an average tuition of $14,689 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $40,223 per year, or as little as $2,352 per year. In 2010, the information systems schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Illinois were:

  1. Northwestern University - located in Evanston, students are charged $40,223 per year
  2. Illinois Institute of Technology - located in Chicago, students are charged $32,442 per year
  3. Loyola University Chicago - located in Chicago, students are charged $32,114 per year

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

  1. Waubonsee Community College - located in Sugar Grove, students are charged $2,352 per year
  2. Rock Valley College - located in Rockford, students are charged $2,400 per year
  3. Rend Lake College - located in Ina, students are charged $2,550 per year

An information systems degree from an Illinois school... what next?

The following counties have the largest number of Illinois information systems professionals:

  1. Cook County - 10,270 information systems professionals
  2. Lake County - 1,120 information systems professionals
  3. Marshall County - 330 information systems professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of information systems professionals is expected to grow by 8% by 2018. There are projected to be 14,890 information systems professionals working in the Illinois then.

Salary

On average, information systems professionals earn $113,720 per year. But, salaries for information systems professional can vary. In 2010, information systems professional made as little as less than $41,820 per year or as much as more than $153,270 per year in Illinois. On average information systems professional earn the most in the following Illinois counties:

  1. Lake County - $119,650 per year
  2. Cook County - $116,710 per year
  3. McLean County - $110,670 per year

Information systems professionals in the following counties in Illinois make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Adams County - $71,950 per year
  2. Clark County - $79,980 per year
  3. Edwards County - $82,290 per year

The information systems professionals with highest average salaries in Illinois were:

  1. Information Systems Manager - $113,720 per year

The information systems professionals with lowest average salaries in Illinois were:

  1. Information Systems Manager - $113,720 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Associate's Degree in Information Systems in Illinois
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems in Illinois
  • Master's Degree in Information Systems in Illinois
  • Doctoral Degree in Information Systems in Illinois
  • Certificate in Information Systems 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
6,106 miles from location DeVry University-Illinois Chicago IL 25.269 88% 30,127
6,125 miles from location College of DuPage Glen Ellyn IL 13.8242 n/a 27,083
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
6,123 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
6,103 miles from location Loyola University Chicago Chicago IL 72.1483 15% 15,879
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
6,221 miles from location Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Edwardsville IL 27.5134 33% 13,940
6,200 miles from location Illinois Central College Peoria IL 15.7341 n/a 13,049
6,261 miles from location Western Illinois University Macomb IL 32.0587 31% 12,679
6,116 miles from location Oakton Community College Des Plaines IL 11.0092 n/a 12,087
6,127 miles from location Eastern Illinois University Charleston IL 31.7637 32% 11,966
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
6,138 miles from location Lake Land College Mattoon IL 14.784 n/a 7,945
6,103 miles from location Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago IL 69.9334 26% 7,707
6,103 miles from location Roosevelt University Chicago IL 22.8963 28% 7,306
6,103 miles from location National-Louis University Chicago IL 13.8491 56% 6,385
6,165 miles from location Rend Lake College Ina IL 19.4494 n/a 5,871
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
6,106 miles from location Governors State University Park Forest IL 1.76028 n/a 5,674
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
6,112 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
6,100 miles from location City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College Chicago IL 5.66937 n/a 4,777
6,114 miles from location Olivet Nazarene University Bourbonnais IL 28.6851 66% 4,666
6,103 miles from location Robert Morris University Illinois Chicago IL 24.0041 40% 4,619
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
6,126 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
6,129 miles from location North Central College Naperville IL 64.8467 29% 2,798
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
6,198 miles from location Sauk Valley Community College Dixon IL 15.3721 n/a 2,504
6,170 miles from location Millikin University Decatur IL 61.8731 28% 2,314
6,103 miles from location Ellis University Chicago IL 2.23534 n/a 1,950
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
6,105 miles from location Saint Augustine College Chicago IL 8.94577 n/a 1,430
6,178 miles from location Rasmussen College-Illinois Rockford IL 11.0663 n/a 1,353
6,175 miles from location Rockford College Rockford IL 21.6186 23% 1,341
6,137 miles from location Judson University Elgin IL 26.4629 44% 1,231
6,111 miles from location Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus Bridgeview IL 18.6599 74% 1,195
6,103 miles from location East-West University Chicago IL 9.8531 n/a 1,060
6,110 miles from location Northwestern College Chicago IL 14.8452 88% 935
6,238 miles from location Illinois College Jacksonville IL 28.1533 32% 894
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
6,187 miles from location Eureka College Eureka IL 16.9805 19% 766
6,204 miles from location Midstate College Peoria IL 17.5414 100% 650
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
6,118 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Mount Prospect Mount Prospect IL 31.3178 100% 549
6,118 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Oak Brook Oak Brook IL 22.7824 100% 425
6,107 miles from location Knowledge Systems Institute Skokie IL 0.00741063 n/a 62
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Computer and Information Systems Managers + 13,490 $113,720 0.4%
 

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