10 Best colleges for Photography in Illinois

Below is the list of best universities in Illinois ranked based on their research performance in Photography. A graph of 3.26K citations received by 169 academic papers made by 10 universities in Illinois 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. Northwestern University

For Photography

Acceptance Rate
9%
Average SAT
1490
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$28,344

2. University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign

For Photography

Acceptance Rate
63%
Average SAT
1330
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
70%

3. University of Chicago

For Photography

Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1535
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$36,584

4. DePaul University

For Photography

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

5. University of Illinois at Chicago

For Photography

Acceptance Rate
73%
Average SAT
1140
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
85%

6. Wheaton College - Illinois

For Photography

Acceptance Rate
87%
Average SAT
1330
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$27,474

7. Illinois State University

For Photography

Acceptance Rate
81%
Average SAT
1120
Average ACT
24
Receiving Aid
94%

8. Illinois Institute of Technology

For Photography

Acceptance Rate
61%
Average SAT
1295
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$28,161

9. Southern Illinois University - Carbondale

For Photography

Acceptance Rate
92%
Average SAT
1055
Average ACT
24
Receiving Aid
97%

10. Northern Illinois University

For Photography

Acceptance Rate
59%
Receiving Aid
99%
Average Aid
$11,848
Enrollment
16,769

Closest to Illinois states to learn Photography

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni United States Flag rank
Indiana 7 25
Missouri 7 17
Iowa 6 56
Kentucky 3 51
Wisconsin 5 38
Tennessee 6 77
Ohio 18 27
Michigan 6 16
Minnesota 5 5
Kansas 4 102
Alabama 5 59
Virginia 8 42
Georgia 6 36
North Carolina 10 20
Oklahoma 3 165
Nebraska 3 83
South Carolina 7 134
Pennsylvania 12 4
District of Columbia 4 72
Louisiana 3 70
Maryland 9 37
New York 26 7
New Jersey 2 34
Connecticut 4 47
Texas 23 40
Vermont 5 192
Colorado 6 28
Massachusetts 14 1
Rhode Island 3 91
Florida 10 14
New Mexico 2 50
Maine 2 141
Utah 3 22
Arizona 4 13
Idaho 2 136
Oregon 6 78
Washington 2 6
California 27 2