Best engineering colleges in Illinois

Engineering bachelor graduates in Illinois earn a weighted average salary of $83,047 3 years after graduation. This places Illinois graduate earnings in the top 50% nationally. Additionally, engineering graduates earn 47% more than the total graduating bachelor class in the state.

Cost of living is not considered when comparing states.

Our engineering rankings cover 0 of the 0 programs available in Illinois, accounting for NaN% of total student graduates. We only include schools with sufficient earnings and/or cost data.

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#1 in Illinois | #60 in Engineering nationally
Economic score 1.35

Our economic score ranks programs based on a combination of payback and EarningsPlus. Lower scores are better. Check our methodology page for details and data sources.

Cost $11,139

The median net cost of students who receive federal financial aid. This is lower than the price advertised by the school.

Earnings $78,906

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Graduation rate 72%

Graduation rates below the school’s state average are shown in red. Schools with graduation rates in the bottom 25% nationally (49%) are not  displayed.

#2 in Illinois | #62 in Engineering nationally
Economic score 1.36

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Cost $16,109

The median net cost of students who receive federal financial aid. This is lower than the price advertised by the school.

Earnings $89,692

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Graduation rate 88%

Graduation rates below the school’s state average are shown in red. Schools with graduation rates in the bottom 25% nationally (49%) are not  displayed.

#3 in Illinois | #87 in Engineering nationally
Economic score 1.55

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Cost $13,484

The median net cost of students who receive federal financial aid. This is lower than the price advertised by the school.

Earnings $78,606

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Graduation rate 60%

Graduation rates below the school’s state average are shown in red. Schools with graduation rates in the bottom 25% nationally (49%) are not  displayed.

#4 in Illinois | #106 in Engineering nationally

Northwestern University

Evanston, Illinois

Economic score 1.67

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Cost $25,057

The median net cost of students who receive federal financial aid. This is lower than the price advertised by the school.

Earnings $98,467

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Graduation rate 95%

Graduation rates below the school’s state average are shown in red. Schools with graduation rates in the bottom 25% nationally (49%) are not  displayed.

#5 in Illinois | #122 in Engineering nationally
Economic score 1.78

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Cost $12,446

The median net cost of students who receive federal financial aid. This is lower than the price advertised by the school.

Earnings $74,413

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Graduation rate 59%

Graduation rates below the school’s state average are shown in red. Schools with graduation rates in the bottom 25% nationally (49%) are not  displayed.

#6 in Illinois | #180 in Engineering nationally
Economic score 2.14

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Cost $16,729

The median net cost of students who receive federal financial aid. This is lower than the price advertised by the school.

Earnings $76,353

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Graduation rate 57%

Graduation rates below the school’s state average are shown in red. Schools with graduation rates in the bottom 25% nationally (49%) are not  displayed.

#7 in Illinois | #190 in Engineering nationally

Olivet Nazarene University

Bourbonnais, Illinois

Economic score 2.20

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Cost $20,564

The median net cost of students who receive federal financial aid. This is lower than the price advertised by the school.

Earnings $79,322

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Graduation rate 66%

Graduation rates below the school’s state average are shown in red. Schools with graduation rates in the bottom 25% nationally (49%) are not  displayed.

#8 in Illinois | #226 in Engineering nationally

Bradley University

Peoria, Illinois

Economic score 2.54

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Cost $23,005

The median net cost of students who receive federal financial aid. This is lower than the price advertised by the school.

Earnings $79,757

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Graduation rate 77%

Graduation rates below the school’s state average are shown in red. Schools with graduation rates in the bottom 25% nationally (49%) are not  displayed.

#9 in Illinois | #242 in Engineering nationally
Economic score 2.72

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Cost $23,738

The median net cost of students who receive federal financial aid. This is lower than the price advertised by the school.

Earnings $81,653

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Graduation rate 74%

Graduation rates below the school’s state average are shown in red. Schools with graduation rates in the bottom 25% nationally (49%) are not  displayed.

DeVry University, Illinois

Naperville, Illinois

Economic score 9.85

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Cost $29,955

The median net cost of students who receive federal financial aid. This is lower than the price advertised by the school.

Earnings $53,768

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Graduation rate 32%

Graduation rates below the school’s state average are shown in red. Schools with graduation rates in the bottom 25% nationally (49%) are not  displayed.