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Top Accounting Schools in Illinois

Written by rootJanuary 30, 2012

Illinois has approximately 79 colleges and universities, many with excellent accounting schools. The accounting industry in Illinois is expected to grow by 22 percent between now and 2018. Accountants in Illinois averaged an annual wage of $67,430 in 2009. Below is a ranking of the top accounting schools in the state of Illinois.

AccountingCareersForDummies.com has identified the top accounting schools in Illinois and rated them based on the following variables: academic rigor, admission selectivity, faculty experience, post-graduation job results, accreditation and financial aid considerations.

Top Accounting Schools in Illinois – as Ranked by Accounting Careers For Dummies.com  

School

Type

Enrollment

Tuition

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1. University of Illinios at Urbana-Champagne
Department of Accountancy

Public

31,540

$9,484

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2. University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Business Administration

Public

16,911

$12,506

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3. Northern Illinois University, College of Business

Public

17,479

$8,490

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4. DePaul University, School of Accountancy

Private

15,801

$28,240

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5. Loyola University, Accounting and Business Law Department

Private

9,386

$32,200

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6. Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, College of Business

Public

27,250

$10,460

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7. Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, School of Business

Public

14,250

$6,630

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8. Western Illinois University, College of Business and Technology

Public

13,600

$7,648

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9. Bradley University, Foster College of Business Administration

Private

5,061

$25,150

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10. Illinois Wesleyan University, Department of Business Administration

Private

2,088

$35,076

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