Accredited Online Colleges Based in Illinois

School Accepts Transfer Credits Freshman Acceptance Rate Financial Aid Rate Graduation Rate

2065 Half Day Rd
Deerfield, IL 60015
(847) 945-8800

No N/A 99% 56%

1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
(309) 298-1414

No N/A 80% 53%

9501 S. King Drive
Chicago, IL 60628
(773) 995-2000

No N/A 97% 21%

601 S Morgan
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 996-7000

No N/A 83% 58%

601 E John Street, Champaign
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 333-1000

No N/A 68% 84%

1032 W. Sheridan Rd
Chicago, IL 60660
(773) 274-3000

No N/A 96% 70%

111 North Canal Street Suite 380
Chicago, IL 60606
(877) 355-4762

No N/A N/A 76%

325 N Wells Street
, IL
(312) 329-6600

No N/A N/A N/A

820 N LaSalle Blvd
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 329 4000

No N/A 69% 65%

One University Plaza
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 206-6600

No N/A 97% 47%

3575 College Road
Harrisburg, IL 62946
(618) 252-5400

No N/A 82% 36%

3165 Edgewood Parkway SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 363-0481

No N/A 100% 26%

999 North Plaza Dr.- Suite 111
Schaumburg, IL 60173
(847) 969-4900

No N/A 50% N/A

1500 West Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
(309) 268-8000

No N/A 60% 26%

6000 East State Street, 4th Floor
Rockford, IL 61108
(815) 316-4800

No N/A 91% N/A


Illinois Schools vs US State Average

Graduation Rate and Average Test score at Public 4-year Institutions

    • 62% Illinois
      Graduation Rate
    • 20.9 ACT Illinois
      Average Test Score
    • 56% National
      Graduation Rate
    • 21.1 ACT National
      Average Test Score

Average Tuitions and Fees in Illinois

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Illinois Institutions

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    Degree-Granting Institutions
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    Private Not-For-Profit Institutions
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    Private For-Profit Institutions


Chicago is a huge metropolitan area, with 33 Fortune 500 companies headquartered within the city limits

A degree from one of Illinois' online colleges can help prepare you for a career in the state. Illinois has many varied, important industries, such as publishing, medicine, financial trading, and law. While there are hundreds of educational options available to students, online colleges and universities in Illinois offer both flexibility and career preparation. Major employers in Illinois include: LTD Commodities, Caterpillar Inc., Metlife, and Provena Medical Center.

Illinois' largest city, Chicago, is often called "the city that works." It is a huge metropolitan area and home to 33 Fortune 500 companies. While a degree doesn't guarantee a job, accredited online colleges in Illinois will certainly prepare you to enter the workforce in your chosen field. Many graduates of Illinois' online colleges and universities work in major industries and companies within the state, as well as all over the world. A degree from one of the reputable, accredited online colleges in Illinois could be an important step in career growth.

If you're committed to pursuing a public education, many Illinois public brick-and-mortar schools offer online options. Illinois State University has joined the ranks of online colleges and universities by offering degree programs online. Northern Illinois University and Northeaster Illinois University, also offer both bachelor's and master's programs online.

If you're looking for private online colleges and universities in Illinois, you have many options available. American InterContinental University is respected worldwide as one of Illinois' online colleges, offering associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees. AIU is a private school headquartered in Schaumburg, Ill. Other private Illinois online colleges and universities include: Concordia University, which offers degree programs through the doctoral level; the University of Phoenix; North Park University; and Lewis University.

Many institutions in Illinois offer financial aid to their students. However, financial aid is only available for those who qualify.