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2021 Best Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Schools in Illinois

45 Colleges
$29,487 Avg Salary
$15,776 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services School for You

In 2018-2019, allied health and medical assisting services students earned 3,404 degrees and certificates from an Illinois school, making the subject the 10th in the state.

When it comes to higher education, there are a lot of options for students. You're no longer limited to schools in your local area, either, since online programs are becoming more prevalent. Or you may find the programs at a trade school to be a better alternative for you.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Course Advisor has created the Best Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Schools in Illinois to help you in your search for the best school for you. This report analyzed 45 schools in Illinois to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

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2021 Best Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Schools in Illinois

The following schools top our list of the Best Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Colleges.

Top 10 Best Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Schools

Our 2021 rankings named National Latino Education Institute the best school in Illinois for allied health and medical assisting services students. National Latino Education Institute is a fairly small private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Chicago.

While working on their degree, medical assisting majors at National Latino Education Institute accumulate an average of around $3,300 in student debt. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $34, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#2

State Career College

Waukegan, IL

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend State Career College. The school came in at #2 on this year’s Best Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Schools in Illinois list. SCC is a small private for-profit school located in the suburb of Waukegan.

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Out of the 45 schools in Illinois that were part of this year’s ranking, Rasmussen College - Illinois landed the # 3 spot on the list. Located in the midsize city of Rockford, Rasmussen College - Illinois is a private for-profit college with a small student population.

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#4

First Institute Inc

Crystal Lake, IL

A rank of #4 on this year’s list means First Institute Inc is a great place for allied health and medical assisting services students. Located in the large suburb of Crystal Lake, First Institute Inc is a private for-profit school with a small student population.

Medical Assisting majors at First Institute Inc take out an average of $9,500 in student loans while working on their egree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $99.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend CALC Institute of Technology. It ranked #5 on our 2021 Best Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Schools in Illinois list. CALC is a small private for-profit school located in the small suburb of Alton.

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#6

Fox College

Bedford Park, IL

Fox College came in at #6 in this year’s edition of the Best Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Schools in Illinois ranking. Located in the suburb of Bedford Park, Fox College is a private for-profit school with a small student population.

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#7

Morton College

Cicero, IL

Morton College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for allied health and medical assisting services students. It came in at #7 on the list. Located in the suburb of Cicero, Morton College is a public school with a small student population.

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Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for allied health and medical assisting services students. It came in at #8 on the list. Located in the large suburb of Melrose Park, Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park is a private for-profit college with a small student population.

Medical Assisting majors at Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park take out an average of $10,173 in student loans while working on their egree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $106.

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With a ranking of #9, Southern Illinois University Carbondale did quite well on this year’s best schools for allied health and medical assisting services students. SIUC is a large public school located in the city of Carbondale.

On average, medical assisting graduates from SIUC take out $12,000 in student loans while working on their degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $125, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#10

Kankakee Community College

Kankakee, IL

Kankakee Community College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for allied health and medical assisting services students. It came in at #10 on the list. Located in the small city of Kankakee, Kankakee Community College is a public college with a small student population.

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Best Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

Explore all the Best Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Schools in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Michigan 2,934
Ohio 3,769
Indiana 2,571
Wisconsin 1,439

Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services is one of 34 different types of programs to choose from.

Majors Similar to Medical Assisting

Related Major Annual Graduates
Nursing 305,309
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 93,192
Allied Health Professions 86,697
Health & Medical Administrative Services 82,868
Public Health 36,569

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).

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