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DeVry University - Illinois Overview

DeVry University - Illinois is a private for-profit institution situated in Chicago, Illinois. The city atmosphere of Chicago makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is DeVry University - Illinois Known For?

3,412 Undergraduate Awards
44% Acceptance Rate
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the master's degree is the highest award a student can attain at DeVry University - Illinois.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 5% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from DeVry University - Illinois with a bachelor's degree make about $44,100 a year. That's 8% more than those who graduate from other schools.
  • The average DeVry University - Illinois student graduates in 4.2 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.

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DeVry University - Illinois Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

DeVry University - Illinois has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#39 Best Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#203 Best Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at DeVry University - Illinois.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Value Computer Systems Networking Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Computer Systems Networking Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Health/Medical Admin Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Most Popular Business, Management & Marketing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#23 Best Computer Information Systems Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#35 Best Value Business & Commerce Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#80 Best Health Professions Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#140 Best Value Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#145 Best Value Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#165 Best Value Business, Management & Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards DeVry University - Illinois has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#4 Best Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician Schools College Factual
#7 Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Associate Degree Schools College Factual
#126 Best Healthcare Schools Healthcare Degree Search
#129 Best Business, Management & Marketing Associate Degree Schools College Factual
#165 Best Health Professions Associate Degree Schools College Factual
#273 Best Business Administration & Management Schools College Factual

Where Is DeVry University - Illinois?


Contact details for DeVry University - Illinois are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3300 N. Campbell Ave., Chicago, IL 60618
Phone: 773-929-8500

How Do I Get Into DeVry University - Illinois?

You can apply to DeVry University - Illinois online at:|ApplyNow

Admission Requirements for DeVry University - Illinois

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program neither required nor recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores recommended
TOEFL recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into DeVry University - Illinois?

44% Acceptance Rate
68% Of Accepted Are Women
You'll need to do what you can to make your application stand out if you plan to apply to DeVry University - Illinois. The school screens its applicants carefully and has a fairly low acceptance rate of 44%. So, don't just throw your admission packet together at the last minute!

Approximately 32% of accepted students are men and 68% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 43%, and the acceptance rate for women is 45%.

Can I Afford DeVry University - Illinois?

89% Take Out Loans
10.1% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At DeVry University - Illinois, approximately 89% of students took out student loans averaging $7,676 a year. That adds up to $30,704 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at DeVry University - Illinois is 10.1%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

DeVry University - Illinois Undergraduate Student Diversity

6,979 Full-Time Undergraduates
64% Women
48% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 17,174 undergraduate students at DeVry University - Illinois, with 6,979 being full-time and 10,195 being part-time.


There are also 3,658 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,979 full-time undergraduates at DeVry University - Illinois, 36% are male and 64% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of DeVry University - Illinois students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 245
Black or African American 1,756
Hispanic or Latino 1,071
White 3,170
International Students 48
Other Races/Ethnicities 689

Geographic Diversity

Illinois students aren't the only ones who study at DeVry University - Illinois. At this time, 47 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 54 countries are represented at DeVry University - Illinois. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Mongolia, and Jordan.

Online Learning at DeVry University - Illinois

20,048 Took All Classes Online
20,562 Took At Least One Class Online
5.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 14 bachelor’s degree and 11 master’s degree programs available online at DeVry University - Illinois. In 2019-2020, 20,562 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at DeVry University - Illinois has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 2nd most popular in Illinois for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of DeVry University - Illinois Rankings

The following table shows how DeVry University - Illinois is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Electronics Engineering Technology #4 #4
Electromechanical Engineering Technology #4 #4
Electrical Engineering #4 #4
Computer Engineering Technology #7 #7
Computer Engineering #7 #4
Computer Systems Analysis #7 #7
Computer Systems Networking #7 #7
Engineering #7 #7
Computer Software & Applications #20 #20
Computer & Information Sciences #35 #35
Instructional Media Design #39 #39
Management Information Systems #43 #43
Engineering Technologies #46 #31
Communication & Media Studies #54 #54
Communication & Journalism #58 #58
General Business/Commerce #63 #63

Online Growth Rankings of DeVry University - Illinois

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at DeVry University - Illinois was 5.5%. This is the #795 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at DeVry University - Illinois regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of DeVry University - Illinois majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business, Management & Marketing 0%
Electronics Engineering Technology 10%
Engineering Technologies 3%
General Business/Commerce 46%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 33%
Health Professions 33%
Human Resource Management 32%
Management Information Systems 13%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at DeVry University - Illinois ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at DeVry University - Illinois.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Computer Systems Analysis #8
Electronics Engineering Technology #9
Electromechanical Engineering Technology #10
Electrical Engineering #22
Computer Engineering #37
Computer Systems Networking #64
Engineering #84
Communication & Media Studies #98
Computer Software & Applications #113
Management Information Systems #122
Instructional Media Design #135
Engineering Technologies #148
Communication & Journalism #167
General Business/Commerce #235
Educational Administration #256
Human Resource Management #261
Computer Information Systems #317
Health & Medical Administrative Services #462
Criminal Justice & Corrections #491
Accounting #493

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

DeVry University - Illinois Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 0 0 890 282 952 2,124
Health & Medical Administrative Services 147 1,404 46 0 0 1,597
Human Resource Management 0 0 0 134 185 319
Accounting 3 0 23 43 233 302
Computer Systems Networking 82 0 58 52 83 275
Computer Systems Analysis 0 0 200 0 0 200
General Business/Commerce 112 0 41 0 0 153
Computer Software & Applications 26 64 50 0 0 140
Electronics Engineering Technology 52 0 80 0 0 132
Management Information Systems 0 0 0 1 130 131
Computer Information Systems 47 0 0 0 0 47
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 0 41 0 0 41
Computer Engineering Technology 0 0 25 0 0 25
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 13 0 0 13
Educational Administration 0 0 0 0 4 4
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 4 0 0 4
Computer Engineering 0 0 4 0 0 4
Instructional Media Design 0 0 0 0 1 1
Electrical Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 469 1,468 1,475 512 1,588 5,512


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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