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Schools Offering Marketing Programs in Illinois


Around 0.5% of Illinois's graduates graduate from marketing degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 1,951 marketing professionals graduate from Illinois' 44 marketing schools.

Top Schools

Northwestern University, which is located in Evanston, is the top-ranked school in Illinois that has a marketing program. It received a ranking of 7th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Northwestern University graduated 110 students from its marketing program. Northwestern University charged in-state students $40,223 in tuition fees per year.

Loyola University Chicago, which is located in Chicago, is the second-ranked school in Illinois that has a marketing program. It received a ranking of 28th in the country in 2010. 90 students graduated with degree in marketing from Loyola University Chicago in 2010. Loyola University Chicago charged in-state students $32,114 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Illinois with a marketing 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 90 students from its marketing programs. Tuition at University of Illinois at Chicago was $12,053 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Illinois' marketing schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $16,964 per year, though tuition can range from $40,223 per year to $2,194 per year. In 2010, the following Illinois marketing schools had the highest tuition rates:

  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 marketing 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. Oakton Community College - located in Des Plaines, students are charged $2,750 per year
  3. City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College - located in Chicago, students are charged $3,010 per year

A marketing degree from an Illinois school... what next?

In Illinois, the largest numbers of marketing professional work in the following counties:

  1. Cook County - 18,570 marketing professionals
  2. Lake County - 2,630 marketing professionals
  3. Marshall County - 520 marketing professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 30,790 marketing professionals will be working in Illinois state. This would require the number of marketing professionals to grow by 10%.

Salary

On average, marketing professionals earn $109,565 per year. In 2010, however, some Illinois marketing professional earned as little as less than $24,280 per year or as much as more than $164,100 per year. The counties in Illinois with the highest average salary for marketing professionals are:

  1. Cook County - $113,320 per year
  2. Lake County - $110,485 per year
  3. Kankakee County - $97,255 per year

On average, marketing professionals earn the least in the following Illinois counties:

  1. Menard County - $76,695 per year
  2. Bureau County - $77,195 per year
  3. Macon County - $82,690 per year

On average, the highest paid marketing professionals in Illinois were:

  1. Marketing Manager - $113,220 per year
  2. Sales And Marketing Vice President - $105,910 per year

On average, the lowest paid marketing professionals in Illinois were:

  1. Marketing Manager - $113,220 per year
  2. Sales And Marketing Vice President - $105,910 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Associate's Degree in Marketing in Illinois
  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing in Illinois
  • Master's Degree in Marketing in Illinois
  • Doctoral Degree in Marketing in Illinois
  • Certificate in Marketing 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
6,221 miles from location Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Edwardsville IL 27.5134 33% 13,940
6,104 miles from location City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College Chicago IL 7.0577 n/a 13,174
6,111 miles from location City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College Chicago IL 8.94698 n/a 12,866
6,261 miles from location Western Illinois University Macomb IL 32.0587 31% 12,679
6,103 miles from location Columbia College Chicago Chicago IL 18.5129 n/a 12,127
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
6,139 miles from location Elgin Community College Elgin IL 15.1103 n/a 11,704
6,107 miles from location Northeastern Illinois University Chicago IL 17.0681 36% 11,631
6,107 miles from location City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College Chicago IL 7.92862 n/a 9,991
6,103 miles from location City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College Chicago IL 6.60952 n/a 8,464
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 City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College Chicago IL 7.01976 n/a 7,180
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
6,100 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
6,140 miles from location Aurora University Aurora IL 24.849 36% 4,355
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
6,129 miles from location North Central College Naperville IL 64.8467 29% 2,798
6,170 miles from location Millikin University Decatur IL 61.8731 28% 2,314
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
0 miles from location The Illinois Institute of Art-Schaumburg Schaumburg IL 27.1043 97% 1,420
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
6,218 miles from location Blackburn College Carlinville IL 19.8699 30% 607
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
 

Curious what studying Marketing 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)
1
Sales Managers + 17,060 $105,910 2.8%
2
Marketing Managers + 8,770 $113,220 5.5%
 

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