Top Education Schools in Illinois

By | April 28, 2018

Your search has generated 12 top-ranked education schools in Illinois. These colleges offer graduate study in field of education, leading to an Master degree. Check out the following table to see a list of major educational schools in the state of Illinois, each with enrollment statistics, tuition fees and contact information.

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List of Best Education Colleges in Illinois

Rank Education University
1 Northwestern University
2120 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
School: School of Education & Social Policy
In-State Tuition: $39,840 per year
Out-of-State Tuition: $39,840 per year
Enrollment: 166
2 University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign
1310 S. Sixth Street
Champaign, IL 61820
School: College of Education
In-State Tuition: $10,204 per year
Out-of-State Tuition: $23,470 per year
Enrollment: 445
3 University of Illinois–Chicago
1040 W. Harrison Street
Chicago, IL 60607
School: College of Education
In-State Tuition: $9,714 per year
Out-of-State Tuition: $21,712 per year
Enrollment: 210
4 Southern Illinois University–Carbondale
Wham Building 115
Carbondale, IL 62901
School: College of Education and Human Services
In-State Tuition: $243 per credit
Out-of-State Tuition: $608 per credit
Enrollment: 690
5 Loyola University Chicago
820 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
School: School of Education
In-State Tuition: $830 per credit
Out-of-State Tuition: $830 per credit
Enrollment: 534
6 Illinois State University
Campus Box 5300
Normal, IL 61790
School: College of Education
In-State Tuition: $6,336 per year
Out-of-State Tuition: $13,152 per year
Enrollment: 210
7 DePaul University
1 E. Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60604
School: College of Education
In-State Tuition: $540 per credit
Out-of-State Tuition: $540 per credit
Enrollment: 944
8 Northern Illinois University
321 Graham Hall
DeKalb, IL 60115
School: College of Education
In-State Tuition: $6,833 per year
Out-of-State Tuition: $13,666 per year
Enrollment: 307
9 Roosevelt University
430 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
School: College of Education
In-State Tuition: $23,000 per year
Out-of-State Tuition: $23,000 per year
Enrollment: 269
10 National-Louis University
122 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
School: College of Education
In-State Tuition: $744 per credit
Out-of-State Tuition: $744 per credit
Enrollment: 480
11 Aurora University
347 S. Gladstone Avenue
Aurora, IL 60506
School: College of Education
In-State Tuition: N/A
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A
Enrollment: 0
12 Concordia University
7400 Augusta Street
River Forest, IL 60305
School: Department of Education
In-State Tuition: N/A
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A
Enrollment: 0

Top Education Schools in Illinois

Some Notable Illinois Natives and Residents

  • Black Hawk (Black Hawk, 1767-1838) – the leader of the Sauk Indians, who led the resistance of the Indians to the expansion of European settlers in Illinois. Born in the area of ​​the modern city of Rock Island.
  • John Deere (1804–1886) blacksmith, inventor and entrepreneur. Created the first commercially successful model of a steel plow. He founded an agricultural equipment company that became one of the largest in the world. Born in Vermontbut later lived in Illinois.
  • Abraham Lincoln (Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1865) – 16th President of the United States. Born in Kentucky but later lived in Illinois.
  • Lyman Trumbull (Lyman Trumbull, 1813-1896) – senator, one of the authors of the Thirteenth Amendment to the US Constitution, which prohibits slavery and forced labor. Born in Connecticut, but later lived in Illinois.
  • Ulysses Grant (Ulysses Grant, 1822-1885) – 18th President of the United States. Born in Ohio, but later lived in Illinois.
  • George Pullman (1831-1897) – engineer and businessman; the founder of a well-known company that produced railway cars. Born in New York, but later lived in Illinois.
  • James Butler “Wild Bill” Hickok (James Butler “Wild Bill” Hickok, 1837-1876) – soldier, scout, famous shooter. One of the most popular characters in the folklore of the Wild West of the United States. Born in the town of Homer (modern Troy Grove).
  • Frances Willard (Frances Willard, 1839-1898) – social activist, feminist. Born in New York, but later lived in Illinois.
  • George Ferris (George Ferris, 1859-1896) – engineer and inventor, creator of the world’s first Ferris wheel. Born in Galesburg.
  • Frank Lloyd Wright (Frank Lloyd Wright, 1867-1959) – famous architect, creator of the philosophy of “organic architecture”. Considered “the greatest American architect of all time”. Born in Wisconsin but later lived in Illinois.
  • Robert Millikan (Robert Millikan, 1868-1953) – physicist, Nobel laureate. Born in Morrison.
  • Raymond Chandler (1888–1959) was a popular writer. Born in Chicago.
  • John Dos Passos (1896–1970) was a famous writer. Born in Chicago.
  • Ernest Hemingway ( 1899-1961) is a famous writer. Born in Oak Park.
  • Walt Disney (Walt Disney, 1901-1966) – the famous animator, film director, entrepreneur. Born in Chicago.
  • Benny Goodman (Benny Goodman, 1909-1986) – famous jazz musician and bandleader, known as the “King of Swing”. Born in Chicago.
  • Ronald Reagan ( 1911-2004) – 40th President of the United States. Born in Tampico.
  • Paul Tibbets, Jr. ( 1915-2007) – military pilot. Known as the Enola Gay bomber pilot who dropped the first atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima during World War II.
  • Gwendolyn Brooks ( 1917–2000) was a poet and the first black Pulitzer Prize winner. Born in Kansas, but later lived in Illinois.
  • Ray Bradbury ( 1920-2012) is a famous science fiction writer. Born in Waukegan.
  • Miles Davis (Miles Dewey Davis III, 1926-1991) is a famous jazz musician. Born in Alton.
  • Harrison Ford (Harrison Ford, 1942– ) is a popular film actor. Born in Chicago.
  • Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton ( 1947–) is a famous politician, wife of the 42nd US President Bill Clinton. Born in Chicago.
  • Robin Williams (Robin Williams, 1951–2014) is a popular film actor. Born in Chicago.
  • Bill Murray (Bill Murray, 1950–) is a popular film actor. Born in Evanston.
  • Cindy Crawford (Cindy Crawford, 1966–) is a model, actress, and entrepreneur. She was born in DeKalb.