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# Illinois Computer Science Colleges

In 2019, 9,143 students received a computer science degree from a college in Illinois, making it rank #9 in terms of graduations. Illinois colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $18,704 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $20,676 per year.

An estimated 43% of college students in Illinois take out loans, with the average loan amount being $5,650 per year.

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There are 14,214 undergraduates at DePaul, of which 12,784 are full-time, and there are 22,064 students altogether. For undergraduates at DePaul, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 72%. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Approximately 62% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,816 a year. DePaul has a 4.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from DePaul is $42,100.

There are 51,605 students at UIUC in total, 34,120 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 32,854 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 62%. Of the accepted students, 52% are men and 48% are women.

Approximately 40% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,816 a year. UIUC has a 1.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UIUC is $47,100.

There are 18,195 students at DeVry University - Illinois in total, 14,163 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 5,366 are full-time. For undergraduates at DeVry University - Illinois, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

Around 95% of students who apply get accepted. Around 30% of accepted students are men, and 70% are women.

Approximately 91% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,569 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from DeVry University - Illinois is $32,600.

The total student population at University of Illinois at Chicago is 32,324, of which 21,641 students are undergraduates and of those, 20,195 are full-time. For undergraduates at UIC, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

About 77% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

Approximately 34% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,430 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $39,600 during the early-career years.

There are 6,515 students at Illinois Tech in total, 3,144 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,882 are full-time. It takes the average Illinois Tech undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 54%. Of the accepted students, 64% are men and 36% are women.

53% of Illinois Tech students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,010 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Illinois Tech with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $55,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 4,275 students at UIS in total, 2,674 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,853 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UIS is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 52%. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

49% of UIS students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,625 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,800 during the early-career years.

There are 23,903 students at COD in total, 7,793 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 14% of students at COD take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,089 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from COD is $29,500.

There are 6,891 undergraduates at UChicago, of which 6,847 are full-time, and there are 17,452 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 5 to 1.

The acceptance rate at UChicago is 9%, making it one of the most selective schools in the country. Around 51% of accepted students are men, and 49% are women.

Roughly 10% of students at UChicago take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,140 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $54,300 during the early-career years.

There are 16,609 students at NIU in total, 12,131 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 10,567 are full-time. For undergraduates at NIU, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

About 53% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

Roughly 72% of students at NIU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,177 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from NIU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 22,448 students at Northwestern in total, 8,682 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 8,284 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

The acceptance rate at Northwestern is 9%, making it one of the most selective schools in the country. Around 49% of accepted students are men, and 51% are women.

Roughly 17% of students at Northwestern take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,994 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Northwestern with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $58,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 13,032 students at MVCC in total, 5,138 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Approximately 11% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,275 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from MVCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 20,878 students at Illinois State in total, 18,250 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 17,092 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Around 89% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Roughly 61% of students at Illinois State take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,729 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Illinois State is $39,600.

There are 6,359 students at Lewis in total, 4,274 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 3,542 are full-time. For undergraduates at Lewis, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 54%. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Approximately 68% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,932 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Lewis with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $40,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at William Rainey Harper College is 13,477, which includes 4,519 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 7% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,321 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Harper College is $31,000.

There are 13,061 students at SIUE in total, 10,400 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 8,615 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at SIUE is 4.6 years.

Around 90% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Approximately 56% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,916 a year. SIUE has a 6.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from SIUE with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 9,153 undergraduates at AIU Online, of which 8,315 are full-time, and there are 9,952 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 32 to 1.

85% of AIU Online students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,874 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from AIU Online is $27,700.

There are 8,508 students at SWIC in total, 3,496 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 21% of students at SWIC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,370 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from SWIC is $22,000.

There are 6,510 students at Parkland College in total, 2,654 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 53% of students at Parkland College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,815 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,400 during the early-career years.

There are 8,466 undergraduates at SIUC, of which 7,150 are full-time, and there are 11,695 students altogether. For undergraduates at SIUC, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

About 76% of students who apply get accepted. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

Roughly 66% of students at SIUC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,166 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.2% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from SIUC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 4,789 students at GSU in total, 3,206 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,918 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

About 66% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 34% are men and 66% are women.

Roughly 78% of students at GSU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $9,334 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from GSU is $37,300.

There are 7,423 students at Northeastern Illinois University in total, 5,700 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 3,294 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 69%. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Approximately 24% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,073 a year. Northeastern Illinois University has a 5.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Northeastern Illinois University is $32,700.

The total student population at Western Illinois University is 7,624, of which 5,958 students are undergraduates and of those, 5,151 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

About 60% of students who apply get accepted. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

Roughly 76% of students at WIU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,077 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.5% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from WIU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 13,743 students at College of Lake County in total, 4,140 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 7% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,488 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.5% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from College of Lake County is $26,800.

There are 1,254 full-time undergraduates at Prairie State College, and 3,843 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 19% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,976 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Prairie State College is $22,500.

There are 4,690 full-time undergraduates at Joliet Junior College, and 14,318 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Approximately 14% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,495 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.3% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,800 during the early-career years.

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