Illinois College of Optometry
Chicago, IL 60616-3878


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Graduate only
Calendar system Quarter
Total enrollment 643
Religious affiliation None
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 200 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
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

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Illinois College of Optometry has enrolled a total of 643 students (643 students full-time and 0 on a part-time basis). The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 27% men and 73% women and all students were enrolled for graduate studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 48%

Asian: 28%

Non-resident alien: 18%

Hispanic: 3%

Two or more races: 2%

Black/African American: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%


Listed below are the 1 largest majors offered at Illinois College of Optometry.

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
Health Professions And Related Programs 67% 298

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Illinois College of Optometry graduates 6 years after enrollment is $94,900. Last year, out of the total 159 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 159 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 141 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 141 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $94,900 $84,400
Employment Rate 100% 100%
Total Graduates 159 141

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Illinois College of Optometry.

Shimer College
0.3 mile away
East-West University
2.5 mile away
Spertus College
2.6 mile away
Columbia College Chicago
2.6 mile away
Roosevelt University
2.8 mile away