Illinois Private Colleges Ranked by Largest Enrollment

List of Private Colleges by Enrollment

Below is a ranking of the 53 private colleges in Illinois with the largest enrollment of full and part time students. DePaul University tops the list with a population of 22,437 students.

List of Illinois Private Colleges Ranked by Largest Enrollment
School Enrollment
D

River Forest, IL

2,990
W

Wheaton, IL

2,944
N

Naperville, IL

2,928
N

Chicago, IL

2,900
A

Rock Island, IL

2,543
M

Lebanon, IL

2,494
M

Decatur, IL

2,094
R

Chicago, IL

1,934
T

Deerfield, IL

1,775
I

Bloomington, IL

1,693
L

Lake Forest, IL

1,512
K

Galesburg, IL

1,333
J

Elgin, IL

1,256
R

Rockford, IL

1,203
G

Greenville, IL

1,132
T

Palos Heights, IL

1,131
S

Chicago, IL

1,098
Q

Quincy, IL

1,086
I

Jacksonville, IL

983
L

Lincoln, IL

968