DeVry University-Illinois
Chicago, IL 60618


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model For Profit
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 19,340
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 15:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

DeVry University-Illinois is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,328 applications and 1,207 students were granted admission. DeVry University-Illinois is at the #89 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, DeVry University-Illinois's tuition was $19,488 for all students regardless of residency (21.6% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $21,918
In State Tuition
National Average = $16,024
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $16,024
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 99% of DeVry University-Illinois's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 77% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,227 (which is 3.4% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at DeVry University-Illinois in 2016-2017, was 260, which is 91% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $7,961 (which is 11.3% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,378
Federal Loan
National Average = $7,154
Financial aid
National Average = 89%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, DeVry University-Illinois has enrolled a total of 19,340 students (5,203 students full-time and 14,137 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 19,340 students, 4,244 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 41% men and 59% women and 14,471 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 4,869 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 16,461 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 45%

Black/African American: 21%

Hispanic: 13%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 13%

Asian: 5%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Two or more races: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 8 largest majors offered at DeVry University-Illinois.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 67% 12,056 3940
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 16% 2,841 947
Health Professions And Related Programs 11% 1,960 566
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 3% 536 152
Education 1% 164 46
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 1% 140 0
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 0% 26 0
Engineering 0% 4 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 36%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of DeVry University-Illinois full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $26,804

The typical median income of DeVry University-Illinois graduates 6 years after enrollment is $31,800. Last year, out of the total 39,567 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 34,028 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 46,587 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 40,531 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $31,800 $46,100
Employment Rate 86% 87%
Total Graduates 39,567 46,587

Campus Location

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