History Schools In Illinois

History classes faculty can choose to work at one of 48 accredited history schools in Illinois. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in history in the state of Illinois, which encompasses history training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in History
  • Bachelors degree in History
  • Masters degree in History
  • PhD degree in History


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. Eureka College

    300 E. College Ave., Eureka, Illinois 61530

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  12. Greenville College

    315 E. College Ave, Greenville, Illinois 62246

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  13. University of Illinois at Chicago

    601 S Morgan, Chicago, Illinois 60607

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

    5700 College Rd, Lisle, Illinois 60532-0900

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  15. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    601 E John Street, Champaign, Illinois 61820-5711

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  16. Illinois Wesleyan University

    1312 N Park St, Bloomington, Illinois 61702-2900

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  17. Illinois College

    1101 W College Ave, Jacksonville, Illinois 62650-2299

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  18. Illinois State University

    North and School Streets, Normal, Illinois 61790-1000

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. Judson University

    1151 N State St, Elgin, Illinois 60123-1498

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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. Lincoln College

    300 Keokuk St, Lincoln, Illinois 62656

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  24. Loyola University Chicago

    1032 W. Sheridan Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60660

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

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

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  26. McKendree University

    701 College Rd, Lebanon, Illinois 62254-1291

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  27. Millikin University

    1184 W Main St, Decatur, Illinois 62522-2084

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  28. Monmouth College

    700 E Broadway, Monmouth, Illinois 61462-1998

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  29. North Central College

    30 N Brainard St, Naperville, Illinois 60540

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  30. North Park University

    3225 W Foster Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625-4895

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  31. Northern Illinois University

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

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

    633 Clark St, Evanston, Illinois 60208

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

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

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  34. Olivet Nazarene University

    One University Avenue, Bourbonnais, Illinois 60914-2271

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  35. Principia College

    1 Maybeck Place, Elsah, Illinois 62028-9799

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  36. Quincy University

    1800 College Ave, Quincy, Illinois 62301-2699

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  37. Rockford College

    5050 E State St, Rockford, Illinois 61108-2311

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  38. Roosevelt University

    430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60605-1394

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  39. Dominican University

    7900 W Division St, River Forest, Illinois 60305

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  40. University of St Francis

    500 N Wilcox St, Joliet, Illinois 60435-6188

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  41. Saint Xavier University

    3700 W 103rd St, Chicago, Illinois 60655

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  42. University of Illinois at Springfield

    One University Plaza, Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407

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  43. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

    Carbondale, Illinois 62901-4512

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

    Il State Rte 157, Edwardsville, Illinois 62026-1001

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  45. Trinity Christian College

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

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  46. Trinity International University in Deerfield

    2065 Half Day Rd, Deerfield, Illinois 60015-1283

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  47. Western Illinois University

    1 University Circle, Macomb, Illinois 61455

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  48. Wheaton College in Wheaton

    501 College Ave, Wheaton, Illinois 60187-5593

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Cities

  1. History Schools in Chicago, IL9 Schools
  2. History Schools in Jacksonville, IL2 Schools
  3. History Schools in River Forest, IL2 Schools
  4. History Schools in Bourbonnais, IL1 Schools
  5. History Schools in Quincy, IL1 Schools
  6. History Schools in Deerfield, IL1 Schools
  7. History Schools in Rockford, IL1 Schools
  8. History Schools in Decatur, IL1 Schools
  9. History Schools in Lake Forest, IL1 Schools
  10. History Schools in Rock Island, IL1 Schools
  11. History Schools in Carlinville, IL1 Schools
  12. History Schools in Dekalb, IL1 Schools
  13. History Schools in Galesburg, IL1 Schools
  14. History Schools in Elgin, IL1 Schools
  15. History Schools in Macomb, IL1 Schools
  16. History Schools in Lincoln, IL1 Schools
  17. History Schools in Elmhurst, IL1 Schools
  18. History Schools in Monmouth, IL1 Schools
  19. History Schools in Springfield, IL1 Schools
  20. History Schools in Wheaton, IL1 Schools
  21. History Schools in Eureka, IL1 Schools
  22. History Schools in Carbondale, IL1 Schools
  23. History Schools in Evanston, IL1 Schools
  24. History Schools in Peoria, IL1 Schools
  25. History Schools in Bloomington, IL1 Schools
  26. History Schools in Joliet, IL1 Schools
  27. History Schools in Normal, IL1 Schools
  28. History Schools in Romeoville, IL1 Schools
  29. History Schools in Champaign, IL1 Schools
  30. History Schools in Palos Heights, IL1 Schools
  31. History Schools in Charleston, IL1 Schools
  32. History Schools in Aurora, IL1 Schools
  33. History Schools in Edwardsville, IL1 Schools
  34. History Schools in Lisle, IL1 Schools
  35. History Schools in Elsah, IL1 Schools
  36. History Schools in Naperville, IL1 Schools
  37. History Schools in Greenville, IL1 Schools
  38. History Schools in Lebanon, IL1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Illinois Vs. National History Employment

Illinois 320
National 8,350

Of all of the history professionals in the country, nearly 4% are in the state of Illinois.

Employment Growth for History professionals In Illinois

570 560 560 360 320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

History is a shrinking field in Illinois. 250 less history professionals were working in Illinois in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Illinois, this field has shrunk by 44% in four years. This decline is faster than the change in the number of history professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of history professionals has shrunk by 2% from 2006 to 2010.

History VS. All Professions salaries in Illinois

$45,450 $50,045 $52,330 $51,010 $55,015
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: History
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of history professionals is declining, the salaries paid to history professionals are increasing in Illinois. History professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $45,450 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $55,015 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for History professionals in Illinois

10th percentile
$29,380
25th percentile
$38,235
50th percentile
$48,465
75th percentile
$72,500
90th percentile
$87,790

Thus, history professionals' salaries grew by 17% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Illinois, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of history. The pay differential between the highest paid history professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 199%

Average Salaries for History professionals and related professions in Illinois

History
$55,015
Liberal Arts
$60,140
Political Science
$53,740

In Illinois, history professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
48
master
19
doctor
8
Certificate
0
Total76

The number of students graduating from the 48 accredited history schools in Illinois is increasing. In 2006, 1,585 students graduated from history courses in Illinois. And in 2010, 1,701 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of history school degree or certificate graduates in Illinois by 7%. A majority of these graduates, or 63%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in history.

History Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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