Chicago Area Colleges and Universities

Chicago has many top trade schools, colleges and universities offering a variety of degree options. There are specialized courses, night classes, adult education, as well as 2- and 4-year degree programs. Students can usually find affordable housing on or near their campuses. In addition, most of the colleges are accessible by public transportation. Many colleges work with the city and offers full time students discounted transportation passes. The city itself is as big a draw for student as the courses the colleges offer. There areas surrounding Chicago’ college campuses are usually reflect the college culture. There are many student friendly bars, restaurants, and entertainment.

Attending a Chicago college is a great opportunity to grow educationally as well as personally. The city is a wonderful place to live and has much to offer students. If you are looking to Chicago as a place you want to continue your education, attending a Chicago college might be the right move for you.

The University of Illinois-Chicago is the biggest university in the state. Its medical school is the biggest in the country. Another academic highlight is the University of Chicago. There have been over 70 Nobel Prize winners associated with the university. It has a rich history since it creation by John D. Rockefeller and Marshall Field. Chicago’s DePaul University is the nation’s biggest Catholic university and the largest private educational provider in the city. DePaul incorporates 8 campuses throughout the city. Northwestern University’s campuses span 11 locations in the city. The University is known to have excellent liberal arts programs. Loyola University is a Jesuit university and has 4 campuses throughout the city. Loyola also includes a campus in Rome.

Trade / Vocational Schools City Colleges of Chicago
  Academy of Design & Technology
180 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL
312-346-1459
Harold Washington College
30 East Lake Street
Chicago, IL
312-553-5600
The Chubb Institute
25 E. Washington Street
Chicago, IL 60602
800-248-2237
Harry S. Truman College
1145 West Wilson Avenue
Chicago, IL
773-878-1700
Columbia College
600 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL
312-663-1600
Kennedy-King College
6800 South Wentworth Avenue
Chicago, IL
773-224-5165
  Cooking & Hospitality Institute
361 West Chestnut Street
Chicago, IL
312-944-2725
Malcolm X College
1900 West Van Buren Street
Chicago, IL
312-850-7000
  DeVry University
3300 North Campbell
Chicago, IL
773-929-6550
Olive-Harvey College
10001 South Woodlawn Ave
Chicago, IL
773-291-6100
  Fox College
4201 West 93rd Street
Oak Lawn, IL
708-636-7700
Richard J. Daley College
7500 South Pulaski Road
Chicago, IL
773-838-7500
  Harrington Institute of Interior Design
410 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL
312-939-4976
Robert Morris College
401 South State Street
Chicago, IL
312-935-6835
  The Illinois Institute of Art
350 North Orleans Street
Chicago, IL
312-280-3500
University of Phoenix
1500 McConnor Parkway
Schaumburg, IL
847-413-1922
Illinois Institute of Technology
565 West Adams Street
Chicago, IL
312-906-5600
Westwood College
4825 Scott Street
Schiller Park, IL
847-928-0200
Illinois College Of Optometry
3241 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL
312-949-1700
Wilbur Wright College
4300 North Narragansett Ave
Chicago, IL
773-777-7900
  Lexington College
310 South Peoria Street
Chicago, IL
312-226-6294
MacCormac College
29 East Madison Street
Chicago, IL
630-941-1200
VanderCook College of Music
3140 South Federal Street
Chicago, IL
312-225-6288
Northwestern Business College
4829 North Lipps Avenue
Chicago, IL
773-481-2995

 

Chicago Private Universities Chicago Public Universities
  Depaul University
1 East Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, IL
312-362-8000
  Chicago State University
9501 South King Drive
Chicago, IL
773-995-2323
  East-West University
816 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL
312-939-0111
  Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North Saint Louis Ave
Chicago, IL
773-583-4050
  John Marshall Law School
315 South Plymouth Court
Chicago, IL
312-427-2737
  University of Illinois – Chicago
801 South Morgan Street
Chicago, IL
312-996-2716
  Loyola University Chicago
6525 North Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL
773-743-5413
  Moody Bible Institute
820 North La Salle Drive
Chicago, IL
312-329-4000
  North Park University
3225 West Foster Avenue
Chicago, IL
773-244-6200
  Roosevelt University
430 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL
312-341-3500
  Rush University
1725 West Harrison Street
Chicago, IL
312-226-1162
  Saint Xavier University
3825 West 103rd Street
Chicago, IL
773-298-3600
 
  School of the Art Institute of Chicago
37 South Wabash Avenue
Chicago, IL
312-899-0111
  University of Chicago
4425 West 63rd Street
Chicago, IL
773-582-6852