7 Best colleges for Photography in Chicago, IL

Below is the list of best universities in Chicago ranked based on their research performance in Photography. A graph of 1.24K citations received by 62 academic papers made by 7 universities in Chicago was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and heavily biased on art-related topics towards institutions with computer science profiles.

1. University of Chicago

For Photography

#3 in Illinois
Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1535
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$36,584

2. DePaul University

For Photography

#4 in Illinois
Acceptance Rate
70%
Net Price
$33,319
Receiving Aid
98%
Average Aid
$24,589

3. University of Illinois at Chicago

For Photography

#5 in Illinois
Acceptance Rate
73%
Average SAT
1140
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
85%

4. Illinois Institute of Technology

For Photography

#8 in Illinois
Acceptance Rate
61%
Average SAT
1295
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$28,161

5. Illinois College of Optometry

For Photography

#12 in Illinois
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
531
Male:Female
29:71
Founded
1872

6. School of the Art Institute of Chicago

For Photography

#17 in Illinois
Acceptance Rate
78%
Average SAT
1154
Average ACT
24
Net Price
$51,606

7. Loyola University Chicago

For Photography

#18 in Illinois
Acceptance Rate
71%
Average SAT
1230
Average ACT
28
Net Price
$37,731

Universities for Photography near Chicago

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University
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19 Northwestern University 15
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Evanston, Illinois
39 Wheaton College - Illinois 97
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Wheaton, Illinois
94 Northern Illinois University 169
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DeKalb, Illinois
117 University of Notre Dame 92
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Notre Dame, Indiana
131 Marquette University 152
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
134 University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee 95
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
172 Purdue University 32
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West Lafayette, Indiana
172 Western Michigan University 109
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
190 Illinois State University 120
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Normal, Illinois
197 University of Wisconsin - Madison 38
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Madison, Wisconsin