Educational Leadership Schools In Illinois

Illinois has 38 accredited educational leadership schools where educational leadership faculty who teach educational leadership classes can find employment. The trends in Illinois' educational leadership academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in educational leadership includes educational leadership training at the following levels:

  • Educational Leadership Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Educational Leadership
  • Masters degree in Educational Leadership
  • PhD degree in Educational Leadership


Schools

  1. Aurora University

    347 S Gladstone Ave, Aurora, Illinois 60506-4892

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  2. Bradley University

    1501 W Bradley Ave, Peoria, Illinois 61625-0001

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  3. Chicago State University

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

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  4. Concordia University in River Forest

    7400 Augusta, River Forest, Illinois 60305-1499

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  5. DePaul University

    55 E Jackson, Chicago, Illinois 60604

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  6. DeVry University-Illinois

    3300 N Campbell Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60618-5994

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  7. Eastern Illinois University

    600 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, Illinois 61920

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  8. Governors State University

    1 University Pky, University Park, Illinois 60484

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  9. University of Illinois at Chicago

    601 S Morgan, Chicago, Illinois 60607

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

    5700 College Rd, Lisle, Illinois 60532-0900

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  11. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    601 E John Street, Champaign, Illinois 61820-5711

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  12. Argosy University-Chicago

    225 N. Michigan Ave, Ste 1300, Chicago, Illinois 60601

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  13. Illinois State University

    North and School Streets, Normal, Illinois 61790-1000

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Kendall College

    900 N. North Branch St., Chicago, Illinois 60642

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  15. Lewis University

    One University Parkway, Romeoville, Illinois 60446-2200

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  16. Loyola University Chicago

    1032 W. Sheridan Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60660

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

    701 College Rd, Lebanon, Illinois 62254-1291

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  18. National-Louis University

    122 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

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  19. North Central College

    30 N Brainard St, Naperville, Illinois 60540

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  20. North Park University

    3225 W Foster Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625-4895

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  21. Northern Illinois University

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

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

    633 Clark St, Evanston, Illinois 60208

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  23. Northeastern Illinois University

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

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  24. Olivet Nazarene University

    One University Avenue, Bourbonnais, Illinois 60914-2271

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  25. Rockford College

    5050 E State St, Rockford, Illinois 61108-2311

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  26. Roosevelt University

    430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60605-1394

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  27. Dominican University

    7900 W Division St, River Forest, Illinois 60305

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  28. University of St Francis

    500 N Wilcox St, Joliet, Illinois 60435-6188

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  29. Saint Xavier University

    3700 W 103rd St, Chicago, Illinois 60655

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  30. University of Illinois at Springfield

    One University Plaza, Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407

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  31. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

    Carbondale, Illinois 62901-4512

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

    Il State Rte 157, Edwardsville, Illinois 62026-1001

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  33. Trinity International University in Deerfield

    2065 Half Day Rd, Deerfield, Illinois 60015-1283

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  34. Western Illinois University

    1 University Circle, Macomb, Illinois 61455

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  35. Argosy University-Schaumburg

    999 North Plaza Dr., Suite 111, Schaumburg, Illinois 60173-5403

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  36. American InterContinental University-Online

    5550 Prairie Stone Pky-Ste 130, Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60192

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  37. American College of Education

    20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 1776, Chicago, Illinois 60606

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  38. Ellis University

    111 N Canal St Ste 380, Chicago, Illinois 60606

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Illinois Vs. National Educational Leadership Employment

Illinois 19,740
National 411,430

Approximately 5% of the country's educational leadership professionals work in Illinois state.

Employment Growth for Educational leadership professionals In Illinois

18,600 18,270 17,650 18,580 19,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Illinois, educational leadership is a growing field. In Illinois, 1,140 more educational leadership professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of educational leadership professionals has grown by 6%. This is faster than the trend for educational leadership professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of educational leadership professionals has grown by 5% between 2006 and 2010.

Educational Leadership VS. All Professions salaries in Illinois

$71,535 $75,643 $81,655 $83,522 $83,515
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Educational Leadership
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by educational leadership professionals is increasing in Illinois. The mean salary for educational leadership professionals in 2006 was $71,535 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $83,515 per year.

Salary percentiles for Educational leadership professionals in Illinois

10th percentile
$42,765
25th percentile
$54,820
50th percentile
$71,618
75th percentile
$103,845
90th percentile
$136,072

This represents a growth in salaries of 14%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Illinois, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of educational leadership. The pay differential between the highest paid educational leadership professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 138%

Average Salaries for Educational leadership professionals and related professions in Illinois

Educational Leadership
$83,515
Special Education
$58,837
Teaching
$62,990

In Illinois, educational leadership professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Educational Leadership programs available for each degree type for all schools in Illinois

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
78
doctor
35
Certificate
26
Total142

As the number of educational leadership professionals is increasing in Illinois state, the number of students graduating from the 38 accredited educational leadership schools in Illinois state is decreasing. In 2006, 6,028 students graduated from educational leadership courses in Illinois. And in 2010, 5,711 students graduated.

This represents a 5% decrease in the number of educational leadership degree or certificate school graduates in Illinois state. Most of these graduates, or 55%, earned a master's degree in educational leadership.

Educational Leadership Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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