Top Universities in Illinois


This uniRank page features the 2017 Illinois University Ranking of all officially recognized Illinois higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being accredited, licensed and/or chartered by the appropriate US higher education-related organization
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (Bachelor degrees) and/or postgraduate degrees (Master or Doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional face-to-face, non-distance education format
The uniRank University Ranking aim is to provide a non-academic League Table of all Illinois Universities based on unbiased and valid web metrics.

2017 Illinois University Ranking and League Table 2017 League Table

# University Town
1 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign ...
2 University of Chicago Chicago
3 Northwestern University Evanston ...
4 University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago ...
5 DePaul University Chicago
6 Loyola University Chicago Chicago
7 Northern Illinois University DeKalb
8 Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago
9 Southern Illinois University Carbondale Carbondale ...
10 Illinois State University Normal
11 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Edwardsville ...
12 Columbia College Chicago Chicago
13 DeVry University Chicago ...
14 Wheaton College Wheaton
15 Bradley University Peoria
16 Western Illinois University Macomb ...
17 Eastern Illinois University Charleston
18 University of Illinois at Springfield Springfield ...
19 School of the Art Institute of Chicago Chicago
20 Augustana College Rock Island
21 Northeastern Illinois University Chicago
22 Roosevelt University Chicago ...
23 Elmhurst College Elmhurst
24 Illinois Wesleyan University Bloomington
25 North Central College Naperville ...
26 Olivet Nazarene University Bourbonnais
27 Knox College Galesburg ...
28 North Park University Chicago
29 Lewis University Romeoville
30 Benedictine University Lisle
31 Midwestern University Downers Grove ...
32 National-Louis University Chicago ...
33 The John Marshall Law School Chicago
34 Governors State University University Park
35 Lake Forest College Lake Forest
36 Millikin University Decatur
37 University of St. Francis Joliet
38 Moody Bible Institute Chicago
39 Aurora University Aurora ...
40 Chicago State University Chicago
41 Dominican University River Forest
42 Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science North Chicago
43 Trinity International University Deerfield ...
44 Concordia University Chicago River Forest
45 Rush University Chicago
46 Quincy University Quincy
47 Kendall College Chicago
48 Greenville College Greenville
49 Saint Xavier University Chicago
50 Chamberlain College of Nursing Addison ...
51 McKendree University Lebanon
52 Adler University Chicago ...
53 Illinois College Jacksonville
54 National University of Health Sciences Lombard ...
55 Robert Morris University Illinois Chicago
56 Trinity Christian College Palos Heights
57 Rockford University Rockford ...
58 Eureka College Eureka ...
59 Principia College Elsah
60 Blackburn College Carlinville
61 MacMurray College Jacksonville
62 Judson University Elgin ...
63 Catholic Theological Union Chicago
64 Monmouth College Monmouth
65 Lincoln Christian University Lincoln
66 Shimer College Chicago
67 VanderCook College of Music Chicago
68 Illinois College of Optometry Chicago
69 Lincoln College Lincoln
70 East-West University Chicago
71 Lake Forest Graduate School of Management Lake Forest
72 Harrington College of Design Chicago
73 Saint Anthony College of Nursing Rockford
74 Midstate College Peoria
75 Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing Quincy
76 Resurrection University Chicago
77 Lakeview College of Nursing Danville
78 Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing Peoria
79 Saint Augustine College Chicago
80 Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences Rock Island
81 Methodist College Peoria
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