Art Schools In Illinois

Art classes faculty can choose to work at one of 90 accredited art schools in Illinois. The trends in Illinois' art academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in art includes art training at the following levels:

  • Art Certificate
  • Associates degree in Art
  • Bachelors degree in Art
  • Masters degree in Art
  • PhD degree in Art


Schools

  1. American Academy of Art

    332 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60604-4302

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  2. School of the Art Institute of Chicago

    36 S Wabash, Chicago, Illinois 60603

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  3. Augustana College in Rock Island

    639 38th St, Rock Island, Illinois 61201-2296

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  4. Aurora University

    347 S Gladstone Ave, Aurora, Illinois 60506-4892

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  5. Southwestern Illinois College

    2500 Carlyle Ave, Belleville, Illinois 62221-5899

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  6. Black Hawk College

    6600-34th Avenue, Moline, Illinois 61265-5899

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  7. Blackburn College

    700 College Ave, Carlinville, Illinois 62626

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  8. Bradley University

    1501 W Bradley Ave, Peoria, Illinois 61625-0001

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  9. Carl Sandburg College

    2400 Tom L. Wilson Boulevard, Galesburg, Illinois 61401

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  10. Chicago State University

    9501 S. King Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60628-1598

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  11. University of Chicago

    5801 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60637

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  12. City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College

    30 E Lake St, Chicago, Illinois 60601-2449

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  13. Columbia College Chicago

    600 South Michigan, Chicago, Illinois 60605-1996

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  14. Concordia University in River Forest

    7400 Augusta, River Forest, Illinois 60305-1499

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  15. DePaul University

    55 E Jackson, Chicago, Illinois 60604

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. College of DuPage

    425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137-6599

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  17. Eastern Illinois University

    600 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, Illinois 61920

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  18. Elgin Community College

    1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin, Illinois 60123-7193

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  19. Elmhurst College

    190 Prospect Ave, Elmhurst, Illinois 60126-3096

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  20. Eureka College

    300 E. College Ave., Eureka, Illinois 61530

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  21. Fox College Inc

    6640 S. Cicero, Bedford Park, Illinois 60638

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  22. Governors State University

    1 University Pky, University Park, Illinois 60484

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  23. Greenville College

    315 E. College Ave, Greenville, Illinois 62246

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  24. Harrington College of Design

    200 W. Madison, Chicago, Illinois 60606

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  25. Highland Community College in Freeport

    2998 W Pearl City Rd, Freeport, Illinois 61032-9341

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  26. University of Illinois at Chicago

    601 S Morgan, Chicago, Illinois 60607

    150 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  27. Benedictine University

    5700 College Rd, Lisle, Illinois 60532-0900

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  28. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    601 E John Street, Champaign, Illinois 61820-5711

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  29. Illinois Wesleyan University

    1312 N Park St, Bloomington, Illinois 61702-2900

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  30. Illinois Central College

    One College Drive, East Peoria, Illinois 61635-0001

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  31. Illinois College

    1101 W College Ave, Jacksonville, Illinois 62650-2299

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  32. Illinois State University

    North and School Streets, Normal, Illinois 61790-1000

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  33. Illinois Valley Community College

    815 N Orlando Smith Ave, Oglesby, Illinois 61348-9692

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  34. International Academy of Design and Technology in Chicago

    One North State Street - Suite 500, Chicago, Illinois 60602-3300

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  35. John A Logan College

    700 Logan College Road, Carterville, Illinois 62918-2500

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  36. John Wood Community College

    1301 S 48th Street, Quincy, Illinois 62305-8736

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  37. Joliet Junior College

    1215 Houbolt Rd, Joliet, Illinois 60431-8938

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  38. Judson University

    1151 N State St, Elgin, Illinois 60123-1498

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  39. Kankakee Community College

    100 College Drive, Kankakee, Illinois 60901

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  40. Knox College

    2 E South St, Galesburg, Illinois 61401-9999

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  41. College of Lake County

    19351 W Washington St., Grayslake, Illinois 60030-1198

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  42. Lake Forest College

    555 N Sheridan Road, Lake Forest, Illinois 60045-2399

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  43. Lewis and Clark Community College

    5800 Godfrey Rd, Godfrey, Illinois 62035

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  44. Lewis University

    One University Parkway, Romeoville, Illinois 60446-2200

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  45. Lincoln Land Community College

    5250 Shepherd Rd, Springfield, Illinois 62794-9256

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  46. Loyola University Chicago

    1032 W. Sheridan Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60660

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  47. MacMurray College

    447 E. College Ave, Jacksonville, Illinois 62650-2590

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  48. McHenry County College

    8900 US Hwy 14, Crystal Lake, Illinois 60012-2761

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  49. McKendree University

    701 College Rd, Lebanon, Illinois 62254-1291

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  50. Millikin University

    1184 W Main St, Decatur, Illinois 62522-2084

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  51. Monmouth College

    700 E Broadway, Monmouth, Illinois 61462-1998

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  52. Moraine Valley Community College

    9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, Illinois 60465-0937

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  53. Morton College

    3801 S Central Ave, Cicero, Illinois 60804-4398

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  54. North Central College

    30 N Brainard St, Naperville, Illinois 60540

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  55. North Park University

    3225 W Foster Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625-4895

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  56. Northern Illinois University

    1425 W. Lincoln Hwy., Dekalb, Illinois 60115-2828

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  57. Northwestern University

    633 Clark St, Evanston, Illinois 60208

    12 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  58. Northeastern Illinois University

    5500 N Saint Louis Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625-4699

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  59. Oakton Community College

    1600 E Golf Rd., Des Plaines, Illinois 60016-1268

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  60. Olivet Nazarene University

    One University Avenue, Bourbonnais, Illinois 60914-2271

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  61. Parkland College

    2400 W Bradley Ave, Champaign, Illinois 61821-1899

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  62. Prairie State College

    202 South Halsted Street, Chicago Heights, Illinois 60411-8226

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  63. Principia College

    1 Maybeck Place, Elsah, Illinois 62028-9799

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  64. Quincy University

    1800 College Ave, Quincy, Illinois 62301-2699

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  65. The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago

    350 N Orleans St, Chicago, Illinois 60654-1593

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  66. Rend Lake College

    468 N Ken Gray Pky, Ina, Illinois 62846

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  67. Richland Community College

    One College Pk, Decatur, Illinois 62521-8512

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  68. Robert Morris University Illinois

    401 S State Street, Chicago, Illinois 60605

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  69. Rockford College

    5050 E State St, Rockford, Illinois 61108-2311

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  70. Roosevelt University

    430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60605-1394

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  71. Dominican University

    7900 W Division St, River Forest, Illinois 60305

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  72. Saint Xavier University

    3700 W 103rd St, Chicago, Illinois 60655

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  73. University of Illinois at Springfield

    One University Plaza, Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407

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  74. Sauk Valley Community College

    173 Illinois Rt 2, Dixon, Illinois 61021

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  75. Spoon River College

    23235 North County 22, Canton, Illinois 61520-8622

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  76. Springfield College in Illinois

    1500 North Fifth Street, Springfield, Illinois 62702-2694

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  77. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

    Carbondale, Illinois 62901-4512

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  78. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

    Il State Rte 157, Edwardsville, Illinois 62026-1001

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  79. South Suburban College

    15800 South State Street, South Holland, Illinois 60473-1200

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  80. Trinity Christian College

    6601 W College Dr, Palos Heights, Illinois 60463-0929

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  81. Triton College

    2000 5th Ave, River Grove, Illinois 60171-1995

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  82. Waubonsee Community College

    Rte 47 at Waubonsee Drive, Sugar Grove, Illinois 60554-0901

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  83. Western Illinois University

    1 University Circle, Macomb, Illinois 61455

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  84. Wheaton College in Wheaton

    501 College Ave, Wheaton, Illinois 60187-5593

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  85. Harper College

    1200 W Algonquin Rd, Palatine, Illinois 60067-7398

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  86. The Illinois Institute of Art-Schaumburg

    1000 Plaza Drive Ste. 100, Schaumburg, Illinois 60173-4913

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Cities

  1. Art Schools in Chicago, IL19 Schools
  2. Art Schools in Springfield, IL3 Schools
  3. Art Schools in Galesburg, IL2 Schools
  4. Art Schools in Quincy, IL2 Schools
  5. Art Schools in Elgin, IL2 Schools
  6. Art Schools in Decatur, IL2 Schools
  7. Art Schools in Jacksonville, IL2 Schools
  8. Art Schools in River Forest, IL2 Schools
  9. Art Schools in Champaign, IL2 Schools
  10. Art Schools in Chicago Heights, IL1 Schools
  11. Art Schools in Freeport, IL1 Schools
  12. Art Schools in Edwardsville, IL1 Schools
  13. Art Schools in Crystal Lake, IL1 Schools
  14. Art Schools in Joliet, IL1 Schools
  15. Art Schools in Rockford, IL1 Schools
  16. Art Schools in Elsah, IL1 Schools
  17. Art Schools in Des Plaines, IL1 Schools
  18. Art Schools in Romeoville, IL1 Schools
  19. Art Schools in Rock Island, IL1 Schools
  20. Art Schools in Godfrey, IL1 Schools
  21. Art Schools in Grayslake, IL1 Schools
  22. Art Schools in Palos Heights, IL1 Schools
  23. Art Schools in Moline, IL1 Schools
  24. Art Schools in Belleville, IL1 Schools
  25. Art Schools in Palatine, IL1 Schools
  26. Art Schools in Palos Hills, IL1 Schools
  27. Art Schools in Oglesby, IL1 Schools
  28. Art Schools in Greenville, IL1 Schools
  29. Art Schools in Lake Forest, IL1 Schools
  30. Art Schools in South Holland, IL1 Schools
  31. Art Schools in Lebanon, IL1 Schools
  32. Art Schools in Dekalb, IL1 Schools
  33. Art Schools in Aurora, IL1 Schools
  34. Art Schools in Macomb, IL1 Schools
  35. Art Schools in Woodridge, IL1 Schools
  36. Art Schools in Monmouth, IL1 Schools
  37. Art Schools in Elmhurst, IL1 Schools
  38. Art Schools in Lisle, IL1 Schools
  39. Art Schools in Canton, IL1 Schools
  40. Art Schools in Carlinville, IL1 Schools
  41. Art Schools in Glen Ellyn, IL1 Schools
  42. Art Schools in Naperville, IL1 Schools
  43. Art Schools in Eureka, IL1 Schools
  44. Art Schools in Schaumburg, IL1 Schools
  45. Art Schools in Sugar Grove, IL1 Schools
  46. Art Schools in Peoria, IL1 Schools
  47. Art Schools in River Grove, IL1 Schools
  48. Art Schools in East Peoria, IL1 Schools
  49. Art Schools in Ina, IL1 Schools
  50. Art Schools in Wheaton, IL1 Schools
  51. Art Schools in Cicero, IL1 Schools
  52. Art Schools in Bloomington, IL1 Schools
  53. Art Schools in Carbondale, IL1 Schools
  54. Art Schools in Evanston, IL1 Schools
  55. Art Schools in Kankakee, IL1 Schools
  56. Art Schools in Normal, IL1 Schools
  57. Art Schools in Carterville, IL1 Schools
  58. Art Schools in Bourbonnais, IL1 Schools
  59. Art Schools in Calumet City, IL1 Schools
  60. Art Schools in Dixon, IL1 Schools
  61. Art Schools in Charleston, IL1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Illinois Vs. National Art Employment

Illinois 3,630
National 78,930

Of all of the art professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of Illinois.

Employment Growth for Art professionals In Illinois

1,620 1,720 1,680 1,730 1,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Illinois, the field of art is growing. In Illinois, 10 more art professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 1% growth in the field. This is slower than the trend for art professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of art professionals has shrunk by 2% between 2006 and 2010.

Art VS. All Professions salaries in Illinois

$42,763 $43,590 $45,878 $46,685 $47,788
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of art professionals is growing, the salaries paid to art professionals are increasing in Illinois. In 2006 art professionals made a mean salary of $42,763 per year, and in 2010 they made $47,788 per year.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in Illinois

10th percentile
$24,695
25th percentile
$33,228
50th percentile
$45,228
75th percentile
$57,960
90th percentile
$72,715

This represents a 11% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Illinois state, within the field of art, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid art professionals earn 194% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in Illinois

Animation
$52,710
Art
$62,060
Design
$58,056
Drafting
$52,708
Film
$33,622
Graphic Design
$51,220
Visual Communications
$51,398
Web Design
$51,220

In Illinois, art professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Art programs available for each degree type for all schools in Illinois

associate
51
bachelor
119
master
25
doctor
4
Certificate
22
Total221

The number of students graduating from the 90 accredited art schools in Illinois is decreasing. In 2006, 3,302 students graduated from art courses in Illinois. And in 2010, 2,991 students graduated.

Thus there was a 9% percent decrease in the number of art school degree or certificate graduates in Illinois. A majority of these graduates, or 54%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in art.

Art Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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