Private Colleges in Illinois

Directory of Illinois Private Colleges for 2019

Private colleges are usually smaller in size, more expensive than public schools and often academically rigorous. If you feel you may have difficulty fitting into the large class sizes which are common on many public campuses, take a look at Illinois private colleges.

There are 68 Private colleges in Illinois on our list. Explore the schools below to get an idea if any are a match for you.

List of Private colleges in Illinois
College Location
American Academy of Art Chicago, Illinois
American InterContinental University Online Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Augustana College Rock Island, Illinois
Aurora University Aurora, Illinois
Benedictine University Lisle, Illinois
Blackburn College Carlinville, Illinois
Bradley University Peoria, Illinois
Chamberlain College of Nursing Illinois Addison, Illinois
Christian Life College Mount Prospect, Illinois
Columbia College Chicago Chicago, Illinois
Concordia University Chicago River Forest, Illinois
DePaul University Chicago, Illinois
DeVry University Illinois Chicago, Illinois
Dominican University River Forest, Illinois
East West University Chicago, Illinois
Elmhurst College Elmhurst, Illinois
Eureka College Eureka, Illinois
Fox College Inc Bedford Park, Illinois
Greenville College Greenville, Illinois
Hebrew Theological College Skokie, Illinois
Illinois College Jacksonville, Illinois
Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, Illinois
Illinois Wesleyan University Bloomington, Illinois
Judson University Elgin, Illinois
Kendall College Chicago, Illinois
Knox College Galesburg, Illinois
Lake Forest College Lake Forest, Illinois
Lewis University Romeoville, Illinois
Lincoln Christian University Lincoln, Illinois
Lincoln College Lincoln, Illinois
Loyola University Chicago Chicago, Illinois
MacCormac College Chicago, Illinois
MacMurray College Jacksonville, Illinois
McKendree University Lebanon, Illinois
Methodist College of Nursing Peoria, Illinois
Midstate College Peoria, Illinois
Millikin University Decatur, Illinois
Monmouth College Monmouth, Illinois
Moody Bible Institute Chicago, Illinois
Morrison Institute of Technology Morrison, Illinois
National Louis University Chicago, Illinois
North Central College Naperville, Illinois
North Park University Chicago, Illinois
Northwestern College Chicago, Illinois
Northwestern College Southwestern Campus Bridgeview, Illinois
Northwestern University Evanston, Illinois
Olivet Nazarene University Bourbonnais, Illinois
Pacific College of Oriental Medicine Chicago Chicago, Illinois
Quincy University Quincy, Illinois
Robert Morris University Illinois Chicago, Illinois
Rockford Career College Rockford, Illinois
Rockford College Rockford, Illinois
Roosevelt University Chicago, Illinois
Saint Augustine College Chicago, Illinois
Saint Xavier University Chicago, Illinois
School of the Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, Illinois
Taylor Business Institute Chicago, Illinois
Telshe Yeshiva Chicago Chicago, Illinois
The Illinois Institute of Art Schaumburg Schaumburg, Illinois
Trinity Christian College Palos Heights, Illinois
Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences Rock Island, Illinois
Trinity International University Deerfield, Illinois
University of Chicago Chicago, Illinois
University of Phoenix Chicago Campus Schaumburg, Illinois
University of St Francis Joliet, Illinois
VanderCook College of Music Chicago, Illinois
Vatterott College Quincy Quincy, Illinois
Wheaton College Wheaton, Illinois