Bradley University is rated as the top Illinois university of its type and in 6th position overall among Midwest universities providing a full range of undergraduate and master's programs according to the U.S.News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2010.

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is the largest nonprofit graduate school of psychology in the world. It is known as "The Chicago School".

University of Chicago Booth School of Business is ranked 1st in the Midwest and 7th nationally for its part time MBA program by BusinessWeek (2007).

DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management is one of the largest part-time graduate schools in the nation, offering master's degree programs in business administration, accounting and financial management, human resource management, public administration, information systems management, project management, and network and communications management.

Dominican University is ranked in the top tier of Midwestern master's-level universities (USNWR 2011).

Money magazine has ranked DePaul University among the top 10 values for the dollar in higher education. Starting salaries of DePaul's College of Commerce graduates were nearly 15% above the national average, based upon fall 2006 data.

Lewis University has been named “A Best Midwestern College” by The Princeton Review, ranked among a select list of 23 Illinois colleges and 158 Midwest institutions.

Millikin University has been recognized in U.S. News “Best Colleges” (2010 edition) for the 17th consecutive year. It is named one of the top 200 Liberal Arts Colleges in America (USNWR 'Best Colleges 2009').

North Park University continues to be named as one of the top universities in the Midwest by U.S. News.

Northern Illinois University’s Professional Sales Program is ranked among the top 5 percent in the nation by the Chicago-based Professional Society for Sales and Marketing Training.

Northwestern University is recognized internationally for the quality of its educational programs at all levels. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks the University's undergraduate programs among the best in the nation.

Olivet Nazarene University has been included in the top 70 in the Best Universities-Master's (Midwest) category.

Quincy University is ranked in the top 30 among Midwest Baccalaureate Colleges in the 2010 U.S. News America's Best Colleges list.

Roosevelt University Albert A. Robin Campus is the largest university in the northwest suburbs of Chicago.

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (RFUMS) is placed in the top 15 nationally for its Physician Assistant Programs (2008).

University of St. Francis has been named one of the best colleges in "Best Colleges, Region by Region".

Trinity International University is one of six schools on the Best National Universities list that is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities in the 2008 edition of “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S.News & World Report.

University of Illinois at Chicago is classified in the category Research Universities (very high research activity) by the Carnegie Foundation.

Illinois Institute of Technology is a national, technological, Ph.D.-granting research university with campuses throughout the Chicago area and alumni around the world.

Illinois State University was the first public university in the state. It has been ranked among top 100 public universities in the nation for quality and value.

Loyola University Chicago is one of the largest of the 28 Jesuit universities and colleges in the United States, consistently ranked as a top national university and a "best value" for education.

Rush University College of Nursing has been ranked in the top 20 among the 390 nursing colleges with graduate programs.

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is among the top creative writing universities, according to a ranking guide presented by Poets and Writers.

Saint Xavier University was identified as the eighth fastest-growing public college in Illinois in 2005.

University of Illinois at Springfield is rated as the best public university "Master's category" in the state of Illinois (2009 Edition of America's Best Colleges).

Western Illinois University is ranked as a “Tier 1 Midwestern Master's Institution”.

The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is rated 3rd internationally in Engineering/Technology and Computer Sciences (ARWU 2007).

Robert Morris University (Illinois) is one of the Top 200 colleges recognized in Great Colleges for the Real World.

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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