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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?

3,053 Undergraduate Awards
95% Acceptance Rate
  • The master's degree is the highest award offered at DeVry University - Illinois.
  • In 2017-2018, 4% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, DeVry University - Illinois bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $44,100 a year. That's about 8% more than their peers at other schools.

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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
#10 Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Most Popular Online Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#29 Most Popular Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#50 Most Popular Online Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#69 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#116 Best Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#118 Most Popular Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#178 Best Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#338 Most Popular Bachelor’s 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
#9 Best Value Electronics Engineering Technology Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Best Accounting Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#34 Best Value General Business/Commerce Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#49 Best Value Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#54 Best Value Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#65 Best Business, Management & Marketing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#71 Best Value Business, Management & Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#98 Best Value Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#126 Best Value Business Administration & Management 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
#67 Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#69 Best Business Associate’s Degree Schools Business Degree Central

Where Is DeVry University - Illinois?

Location of 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
Website: https://www.devry.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/DEVRYUNIVERSITY
Twitter: http://twitter.com/DeVryUniv

How Do I Get Into DeVry University - Illinois?

You can apply to DeVry University - Illinois online at: https://dv.secure.force.com/sswa/dvu/us/2?vc=170005&intcmp=Header%7CApplyNow

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?

95% Acceptance Rate
70% Of Accepted Are Women
With an acceptance rate of 95%, DeVry University - Illinois is fairly easy to get into, but you must be sure to submit the required materials.

Approximately 30% of accepted students are men and 70% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 95%, and the acceptance rate for women is 95%.

Can I Afford DeVry University - Illinois?

91% Take Out Loans
9.9% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At DeVry University - Illinois, approximately 91% of students took out student loans averaging $7,569 a year. That adds up to $30,276 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at DeVry University - Illinois is 9.9%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

DeVry University - Illinois Undergraduate Student Diversity

5,366 Full-Time Undergraduates
61% Women
47% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 14,163 undergraduate students at DeVry University - Illinois, with 5,366 being full-time and 8,797 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  DeVry University - Illinois

There are also 4,032 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 5,366 full-time undergraduates at DeVry University - Illinois, 39% are male and 61% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  DeVry University - Illinois

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of DeVry University - Illinois Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 201
Black or African American 1,293
Hispanic or Latino 849
White 2,601
International Students 29
Other Races/Ethnicities 393

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

15,837 Took All Classes Online
16,778 Took At Least One Class Online
-5.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 14 bachelor’s degree and 11 master’s degree programs available online at DeVry University - Illinois. In 2017-2018, 16,778 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.

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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 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of DeVry University - Illinois

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at DeVry University - Illinois was -5.4%. This is the #195 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 Administration & Management 0%
Business, Management & Marketing 1%
Computer & Information Sciences 12%
Computer Systems Analysis 34%
Computer Systems Networking 5%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 22%
General Business/Commerce 53%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 22%
Human Resource Management 17%

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 Engineering Technology #1
Electronics Engineering Technology #2
Computer Systems Analysis #3
Electrical Engineering #5
Computer Engineering #6
Engineering #12
Computer Systems Networking #15
Engineering Technologies #15
Computer Software & Applications #19
Management Information Systems #29
Communication & Media Studies #32
Instructional Media Design #32
Communication & Journalism #41
General Business/Commerce #50
Educational Administration #63
Human Resource Management #76
Accounting #82
Computer & Information Sciences #85
Criminal Justice & Corrections #88
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #92
Education #93
Health & Medical Administrative Services #96
Business Administration & Management #123
Health Professions #129
Business, Management & Marketing #133

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 0 992 239 1,031 2,262
Health & Medical Administrative Services 175 844 46 0 0 1,065
Accounting 15 0 3 39 292 349
Computer Systems Networking 129 0 105 49 66 349
Computer Systems Analysis 0 0 252 0 0 252
Human Resource Management 0 0 0 79 137 216
Computer Software & Applications 57 55 59 0 0 171
Electronics Engineering Technology 44 0 75 0 0 119
Management Information Systems 0 0 0 3 111 114
General Business/Commerce 48 0 35 0 0 83
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 0 65 0 0 65
Computer Engineering Technology 0 0 27 0 0 27
Educational Administration 0 0 0 1 24 25
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 17 0 0 17
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 10 0 0 10
Instructional Media Design 0 0 0 0 8 8
Computer Information Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0
Electrical Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 468 899 1,686 410 1,669 5,132

References

*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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