Music Schools in Illinois - 2018 Ranking

Illinois Music Schools71 Illinois music colleges offer certificates, associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in music conducting, music management and merchandising, and music and 8 other majors.

The best music programs in Illinois are offered by Northwestern University. This music college has an excellent quality programs - five-star rating for curriculum and four-star rating for teaching.

See the top 50 music colleges in Illinois ranking below or narrow your search by program, desired diploma, or city in Illinois.

Top 50 music schools in Illinois:

Northwestern University - Music School Ranking
1. Northwestern University

Located in Evanston, 66 music programs

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign - Music School Ranking
2. University of Illinois

Located in Champaign, 14 music programs

University of Chicago - Music School Ranking
3. University of Chicago

Located in Chicago, 4 music programs

DePaul University - Music School Ranking
4. DePaul University

Located in Chicago, 12 music programs

Illinois State University - Music School Ranking
5. Illinois State University

Located in Normal, 9 music programs

Roosevelt University - Music School Ranking
6. Roosevelt University

Located in Chicago, 16 music programs

VanderCook College of Music - Music School Ranking
7. VanderCook College of Music

Located in Chicago, 2 music programs

Wheaton College - Music School Ranking
8. Wheaton College

Located in Wheaton, 14 music programs

Bradley University - Music School Ranking
9. Bradley University

Located in Peoria, 10 music programs

Lewis University - Music School Ranking
10. Lewis University

Located in Romeoville, 4 music programs

Loyola University Chicago - Music School Ranking
11. Loyola University Chicago

Located in Chicago, 2 music programs

North Park University - Music School Ranking
12. North Park University

Located in Chicago, 7 music programs

School of The Art Institute of Chicago - Music School Ranking
13. School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Located in Chicago, 1 music program

Northern Illinois University - Music School Ranking
14. Northern Illinois University

Located in Dekalb, 4 music programs

Western Illinois University - Music School Ranking
15. Western Illinois University

Located in Macomb, 4 music programs

Eastern Illinois University - Music School Ranking
16. Eastern Illinois University

Located in Charleston, 4 music programs

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville - Music School Ranking
17. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Located in Edwardsville, 3 music programs

Columbia College Chicago - Music School Ranking
18. Columbia College Chicago

Located in Chicago, 11 music programs

Northeastern Illinois University - Music School Ranking
19. Northeastern Illinois University

Located in Chicago, 2 music programs

Millikin University - Music School Ranking
20. Millikin University

Located in Decatur, 6 music programs

Lake Forest College - Music School Ranking
21. Lake Forest College

Located in Lake Forest, 4 music programs

University of Illinois at Chicago - Music School Ranking
22. University of Illinois

Located in Chicago, 4 music programs

Illinois Wesleyan University - Music School Ranking
23. Illinois Wesleyan University

Located in Bloomington, 14 music programs

North Central College - Music School Ranking
24. North Central College

Located in Naperville, 6 music programs

Elmhurst College - Music School Ranking
25. Elmhurst College

Located in Elmhurst, 14 music programs

Southern Illinois University Carbondale - Music School Ranking
26. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Located in Carbondale, 3 music programs

Trinity Christian College - Music School Ranking
27. Trinity Christian College

Located in Palos Heights, 6 music programs

Greenville College - Music School Ranking
28. Greenville College

Located in Greenville, 8 music programs

Concordia University Chicago - Music School Ranking
29. Concordia University Chicago

Located in River Forest, 8 music programs

University of St Francis - Music School Ranking
30. University of St Francis

Located in Joliet, 8 music programs

Chicago State University - Music School Ranking
31. Chicago State University

Located in Chicago, 2 music programs

McKendree University - Music School Ranking
32. McKendree University

Located in Lebanon, 6 music programs

Trinity International University Illinois - Music School Ranking
33. Trinity International University Illinois

Located in Deerfield, 5 music programs

Judson University - Music School Ranking
34. Judson University

Located in Elgin, 7 music programs

Knox College - Music School Ranking
35. Knox College

Located in Galesburg, 2 music programs

Olivet Nazarene University - Music School Ranking
36. Olivet Nazarene University

Located in Bourbonnais, 8 music programs

Monmouth College - Music School Ranking
37. Monmouth College

Located in Monmouth, 2 music programs

Benedictine University - Music School Ranking
38. Benedictine University

Located in Lisle, 4 music programs

Aurora University - Music School Ranking
39. Aurora University

Located in Aurora, 1 music program

Saint Xavier University - Music School Ranking
40. Saint Xavier University

Located in Chicago, 6 music programs

Rockford University - Music School Ranking
41. Rockford University

Located in Rockford, 4 music programs

Principia College - Music School Ranking
42. Principia College

Located in Elsah, 2 music programs

Quincy University - Music School Ranking
43. Quincy University

Located in Quincy, 2 music programs

Eureka College - Music School Ranking
44. Eureka College

Located in Eureka, 2 music programs

Elgin Community College - Music School Ranking
45. Elgin Community College

Located in Elgin, 1 music program

Oakton Community College - Music School Ranking
46. Oakton Community College

Located in Des Plaines, 1 music program

Lincoln College - Music School Ranking
47. Lincoln College

Located in Lincoln, 1 music program

McHenry County College - Music School Ranking
48. McHenry County College

Located in Crystal Lake, 1 music program

Waubonsee Community College - Music School Ranking
49. Waubonsee Community College

Located in Sugar Grove, 2 music programs

Rend Lake College - Music School Ranking
50. Rend Lake College

Located in Ina, 1 music program

Illinois music schools by program:

General Music: 66 schools
Music History and Literature: 12 schools
Music Performance: 23 schools
Music Theory and Composition: 11 schools
Piano and Organ: 4 schools
Stringed Instruments: 2 schools
Voice and Opera: 7 schools
Jazz Studies: 8 schools
Music Conducting: 1 school
Music Pedagogy: 34 schools
Music Management and Merchandising: 13 schools

Illinois music schools by diploma:

Certificates: 10 schools
Associate's Degrees: 23 schools
Bachelor's Degrees: 47 schools
Master's Degrees: 17 schools
Doctoral Degrees: 3 schools

Illinois music schools by city:

Aurora: 1 school
Belleville: 1 school
Bloomington: 1 school
Bourbonnais: 1 school
Carbondale: 1 school
Carlinville: 1 school
Carterville: 1 school
Centralia: 1 school
Champaign: 2 schools
Charleston: 1 school
Chicago: 15 schools
Crystal Lake: 1 school
Decatur: 1 school
Deerfield: 1 school
Dekalb: 1 school
Des Plaines: 1 school
Dixon: 1 school
Edwardsville: 1 school
Elgin: 2 schools
Elmhurst: 1 school
Elsah: 1 school
Eureka: 1 school
Evanston: 1 school
Galesburg: 2 schools
Glen Ellyn: 1 school
Godfrey: 1 school
Grayslake: 1 school
Greenville: 1 school
Ina: 1 school
Jacksonville: 1 school
Joliet: 1 school
Lake Forest: 1 school
Lebanon: 1 school
Lincoln: 1 school
Lisle: 1 school
Macomb: 1 school
Monmouth: 1 school
Naperville: 1 school
Normal: 1 school
Palatine: 1 school
Palos Heights: 1 school
Palos Hills: 1 school
Peoria: 1 school
Quincy: 2 schools
River Forest: 1 school
River Grove: 1 school
Rock Island: 1 school
Rockford: 1 school
Romeoville: 1 school
South Holland: 1 school
Springfield: 1 school
Sugar Grove: 1 school
Wheaton: 1 school © 2018 · Home · Terms of Use · Methodology