There are schools offering sociology degrees in Illinois!
Schools Offering Sociology Programs in Illinois
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The top-ranked school in Illinois with a sociology program is Northwestern University, which is located in Evanston. In 2010, it was ranked 7th nationwide. 39 students graduated with a degree in sociology from Northwestern University in 2010. Northwestern University charged in-state students $40,223 in tuition fees per year.
Wheaton College, which is located in Wheaton, is the second-ranked school in Illinois that has a sociology program. It received a ranking of 21st in the country in 2010. In 2010, 24 students graduated from Wheaton College sociology program. The tuition rate at Wheaton College was $27,580 per year.
The third-ranked school in Illinois that has a sociology program is Loyola University Chicago. Loyola University Chicago, which was ranked 28th in the country in 2010, is located in Chicago. 47 students graduated with degree in sociology from Loyola University Chicago in 2010. Tuition at Loyola University Chicago was $32,114 per year.
If you are hoping to attend one of Illinois' sociology schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $21,881 per year, though tuition can range from $42,041 per year to $7,492 per year. In 2010, the following Illinois sociology schools had the highest tuition rates:
- 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
- Illinois Wesleyan University - located in Bloomington, students are charged $35,256 per year
The following Illinois sociology schools had the lowest tuition rates:
- 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 sociology degree from an Illinois school... what next?
The highest percentage of sociology graduates in Illinois pursue careers as a sociologist. In 2010, there were 130 sociologists working in Illinois. The largest populations of Illinois sociologists are working in the following counties:
- Cook County - 100 sociologists
A sociologist in Illinois earns $69,030 per year on average. But, salaries for sociologists can vary. In 2010, sociologists made as little as less than $18,500 per year or as much as more than $131,860 per year in Illinois. The counties in Illinois with the highest average salary for a sociologist are:
- Cook County - $64,220 per year
For more data regarding a career in sociology in Illinois and to compare salaries with various related fields such as forensic psychology or school psychology, 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 Sociology in Illinois
- Master's Degree in Sociology in Illinois
- Doctoral Degree in Sociology 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|
|6,215 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|
|6,253 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|
|6,258 miles from location||Monmouth College||Monmouth||IL||60.7089||30%||1,379|
|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|
|6,244 miles from location||Principia College||Elsah||IL||39.7521||97%||527|
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|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary +||440||$58,820||-56.4%|
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