Finance Schools In Illinois

In Illinois, there are 34 accredited schools where finance classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Illinois' finance academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in finance includes finance training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Aurora University

    347 S Gladstone Ave, Aurora, Illinois 60506-4892

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  2. Black Hawk College

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

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  3. Bradley University

    1501 W Bradley Ave, Peoria, Illinois 61625-0001

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  4. University of Chicago

    5801 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60637

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. DePaul University

    55 E Jackson, Chicago, Illinois 60604

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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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. Elmhurst College

    190 Prospect Ave, Elmhurst, Illinois 60126-3096

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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. Illinois Central College

    One College Drive, East Peoria, Illinois 61635-0001

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  13. Illinois College

    1101 W College Ave, Jacksonville, Illinois 62650-2299

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  14. Illinois Institute of Technology

    3300 S Federal St, Chicago, Illinois 60616

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

    North and School Streets, Normal, Illinois 61790-1000

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. Lewis and Clark Community College

    5800 Godfrey Rd, Godfrey, Illinois 62035

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  17. Lewis University

    One University Parkway, Romeoville, Illinois 60446-2200

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  18. Loyola University Chicago

    1032 W. Sheridan Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60660

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. Millikin University

    1184 W Main St, Decatur, Illinois 62522-2084

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  20. North Central College

    30 N Brainard St, Naperville, Illinois 60540

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  21. North Park University

    3225 W Foster Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625-4895

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  22. Northern Illinois University

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

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

    633 Clark St, Evanston, Illinois 60208

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

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

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  25. Oakton Community College

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

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  26. Quincy University

    1800 College Ave, Quincy, Illinois 62301-2699

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  27. Roosevelt University

    430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60605-1394

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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. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

    Carbondale, Illinois 62901-4512

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

    Il State Rte 157, Edwardsville, Illinois 62026-1001

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  32. Western Illinois University

    1 University Circle, Macomb, Illinois 61455

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  33. Wheaton College in Wheaton

    501 College Ave, Wheaton, Illinois 60187-5593

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  34. Harper College

    1200 W Algonquin Rd, Palatine, Illinois 60067-7398

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Illinois Vs. National Finance Employment

Illinois 113,830
National 2,457,330

Of all of the finance professionals in the country, nearly 5% are in the state of Illinois.

Employment Growth for Finance professionals In Illinois

127,820 128,440 127,710 117,590 113,830
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Illinois, the field of finance is shrinking. In Illinois, 13,990 less finance professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Illinois, this field has shrunk by 11% in four years. This decline is faster than the change in the number of finance professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of finance professionals has shrunk by 1% from 2006 to 2010.

Finance VS. All Professions salaries in Illinois

$72,162 $75,799 $78,797 $78,488 $79,477
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Finance
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of finance professionals is declining, the salaries paid to finance professionals are increasing in Illinois. In 2006 finance professionals made a mean salary of $72,162 per year, and in 2010 they made $79,477 per year.

Salary percentiles for Finance professionals in Illinois

10th percentile
$41,626
25th percentile
$53,173
50th percentile
$70,476
75th percentile
$95,669
90th percentile
$120,862

This represents a growth in salaries of 9%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Illinois state, within the field of finance, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid finance professionals earn 120% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Finance professionals and related professions in Illinois

Accounting
$47,363
Business
$90,841
Business Administration
$86,937
Business Management
$98,601
Finance
$79,477
International Business
$88,607
Marketing
$81,027
Risk Management
$80,307
Small Business
$112,950

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
3
bachelor
33
master
19
doctor
4
Certificate
8
Total67

As the number of finance professionals is decreasing in Illinois state, the number of students graduating from the 34 accredited finance schools in Illinois state is increasing. In 2006 there were 1,505 finance graduates from finance courses in Illinois and in 2010 there were 3,093 graduates.

This represents a 106% increase in the number of finance degree or certificate school graduates in Illinois state. 49% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in finance.

Finance Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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