Computer Science Schools In Illinois

Computer Science classes faculty can choose to work at one of 45 accredited computer science schools in Illinois. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of computer science and computer science training in Illinois, which includes computer science training at the following levels:

  • Computer Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Computer Science
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science
  • Masters degree in Computer Science
  • PhD degree in Computer Science


Schools

  1. Augustana College in Rock Island

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

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  2. Aurora University

    347 S Gladstone Ave, Aurora, Illinois 60506-4892

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  3. Blackburn College

    700 College Ave, Carlinville, Illinois 62626

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  4. Bradley University

    1501 W Bradley Ave, Peoria, Illinois 61625-0001

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  5. Chicago State University

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

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  6. University of Chicago

    5801 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60637

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  7. Concordia University in River Forest

    7400 Augusta, River Forest, Illinois 60305-1499

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  8. DePaul University

    55 E Jackson, Chicago, Illinois 60604

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Eastern Illinois University

    600 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, Illinois 61920

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  10. Elmhurst College

    190 Prospect Ave, Elmhurst, Illinois 60126-3096

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  11. Governors State University

    1 University Pky, University Park, Illinois 60484

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  12. University of Illinois at Chicago

    601 S Morgan, Chicago, Illinois 60607

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

    5700 College Rd, Lisle, Illinois 60532-0900

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  14. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    601 E John Street, Champaign, Illinois 61820-5711

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  15. Illinois Wesleyan University

    1312 N Park St, Bloomington, Illinois 61702-2900

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  16. Illinois College

    1101 W College Ave, Jacksonville, Illinois 62650-2299

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  17. Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Olney Central College

    305 N West Street, Olney, Illinois 62450

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  18. Illinois Institute of Technology

    3300 S Federal St, Chicago, Illinois 60616

    111 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. Illinois State University

    North and School Streets, Normal, Illinois 61790-1000

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. Knox College

    2 E South St, Galesburg, Illinois 61401-9999

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  21. Lake Forest College

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

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  22. Lewis University

    One University Parkway, Romeoville, Illinois 60446-2200

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  23. Loyola University Chicago

    1032 W. Sheridan Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60660

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  24. McKendree University

    701 College Rd, Lebanon, Illinois 62254-1291

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  25. Millikin University

    1184 W Main St, Decatur, Illinois 62522-2084

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  26. Monmouth College

    700 E Broadway, Monmouth, Illinois 61462-1998

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  27. North Central College

    30 N Brainard St, Naperville, Illinois 60540

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  28. Northern Illinois University

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

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  29. Northwestern University

    633 Clark St, Evanston, Illinois 60208

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

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

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  31. Olivet Nazarene University

    One University Avenue, Bourbonnais, Illinois 60914-2271

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  32. Principia College

    1 Maybeck Place, Elsah, Illinois 62028-9799

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  33. Quincy University

    1800 College Ave, Quincy, Illinois 62301-2699

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  34. Roosevelt University

    430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60605-1394

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  35. Dominican University

    7900 W Division St, River Forest, Illinois 60305

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  36. University of St Francis

    500 N Wilcox St, Joliet, Illinois 60435-6188

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  37. Saint Xavier University

    3700 W 103rd St, Chicago, Illinois 60655

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  38. University of Illinois at Springfield

    One University Plaza, Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407

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  39. Springfield College in Illinois

    1500 North Fifth Street, Springfield, Illinois 62702-2694

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  40. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

    Carbondale, Illinois 62901-4512

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

    Il State Rte 157, Edwardsville, Illinois 62026-1001

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  42. South Suburban College

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

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  43. Trinity Christian College

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

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  44. Wheaton College in Wheaton

    501 College Ave, Wheaton, Illinois 60187-5593

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  45. Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago

    6045 S. Kenwood Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60637

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Cities

  1. Computer Science Schools in Chicago, IL10 Schools
  2. Computer Science Schools in Springfield, IL2 Schools
  3. Computer Science Schools in River Forest, IL2 Schools
  4. Computer Science Schools in Romeoville, IL1 Schools
  5. Computer Science Schools in Edwardsville, IL1 Schools
  6. Computer Science Schools in Palos Heights, IL1 Schools
  7. Computer Science Schools in Elsah, IL1 Schools
  8. Computer Science Schools in South Holland, IL1 Schools
  9. Computer Science Schools in Lebanon, IL1 Schools
  10. Computer Science Schools in Aurora, IL1 Schools
  11. Computer Science Schools in Quincy, IL1 Schools
  12. Computer Science Schools in Lisle, IL1 Schools
  13. Computer Science Schools in Olney, IL1 Schools
  14. Computer Science Schools in Naperville, IL1 Schools
  15. Computer Science Schools in Decatur, IL1 Schools
  16. Computer Science Schools in Carlinville, IL1 Schools
  17. Computer Science Schools in Bourbonnais, IL1 Schools
  18. Computer Science Schools in Jacksonville, IL1 Schools
  19. Computer Science Schools in Rock Island, IL1 Schools
  20. Computer Science Schools in Lake Forest, IL1 Schools
  21. Computer Science Schools in Galesburg, IL1 Schools
  22. Computer Science Schools in Carbondale, IL1 Schools
  23. Computer Science Schools in Dekalb, IL1 Schools
  24. Computer Science Schools in Monmouth, IL1 Schools
  25. Computer Science Schools in Elmhurst, IL1 Schools
  26. Computer Science Schools in Peoria, IL1 Schools
  27. Computer Science Schools in Wheaton, IL1 Schools
  28. Computer Science Schools in Bloomington, IL1 Schools
  29. Computer Science Schools in Evanston, IL1 Schools
  30. Computer Science Schools in Normal, IL1 Schools
  31. Computer Science Schools in Champaign, IL1 Schools
  32. Computer Science Schools in Joliet, IL1 Schools
  33. Computer Science Schools in Charleston, IL1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Illinois Vs. National Computer Science Employment

Illinois 57,080
National 1,479,220

Approximately 4% of the country's computer science professionals work in Illinois state.

Employment Growth for Computer science professionals In Illinois

57,060 56,830 56,460 59,630 18,150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Illinois, the field of computer science is shrinking. 38,910 less computer science professionals were working in Illinois in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 68% decline in the field. This decline is slower than the change in the number of computer science professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of computer science professionals has shrunk by 71% from 2006 to 2010.

Computer Science VS. All Professions salaries in Illinois

$66,270 $68,200 $69,688 $69,188 $73,210
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Illinois, as the number of computer science professionals is declining, the salaries earned by computer science professionals are increasing. Computer science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $66,270 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $73,210 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in Illinois

10th percentile
$37,053
25th percentile
$52,067
50th percentile
$69,760
75th percentile
$90,553
90th percentile
$111,346

Thus, computer science professionals' salaries grew by 9% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of computer science, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid computer science professionals earning 201% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Illinois state.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in Illinois

Computer Engineering
$91,873
Computer Forensics
$73,665
Computer Programming
$74,220
Computer Science
$69,394
Information Systems
$94,685
Information Technology
$80,728

Computer science professionals in Illinois earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Computer Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in Illinois

associate
2
bachelor
48
master
18
doctor
8
Certificate
1
Total77

The number of students graduating from the 45 accredited computer science schools in Illinois is decreasing. In 2006 there were 1,850 computer science graduates from computer science courses in Illinois and in 2010 there were 1,412 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of computer science school degree or certificate graduates in Illinois by 24%. Most of these graduates, or 62%, earned an bachelor's degree in computer science.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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