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Illinois Colleges With Highest % of Women

Find the perfect Illinois college for your budget, lifestyle, and career goals. CollegeStats helps you compare Illinois colleges offering a variety of online and on-campus degree programs.

Which Illinois Colleges Have the Highest % of Women?

Gender demographics is another important aspect to consider when researching colleges, depending on your learning and environment preferences. Some schools have a higher percentage of women enrolled, while others have more men enrolled. Illinois has a number of colleges with high percentages of women for students to consider. Selecting a school with a student body consisting of predominately women will allow you to connect with other female students sharing similar life paths, goals, and interests. Check out our list of Illinois colleges with the highest percentages of women enrolled to see what your options are!

Rank School Name City State Net Cost School Level Retention Rate # Women
1

College of DuPage

Glen Ellyn

IL

$7,458

2 year

69.48%

53.64%

2

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Champaign

IL

$16,249

4 year

93.47%

45.13%

3

University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago

IL

$11,567

4 year

79.7%

54.18%

4

American InterContinental University-Online

Schaumburg

IL

N/A

4 year

35.84%

65.19%

5

DePaul University

Chicago

IL

N/A

4 year

87.16%

53.17%

6

College of Lake County

Grayslake

IL

$4,615

2 year

68.26%

54.1%

7

Moraine Valley Community College

Palos Hills

IL

$4,848

2 year

70.26%

51.33%

8

William Rainey Harper College

Palatine

IL

$7,161

2 year

68.4%

55.27%

9

Joliet Junior College

Joliet

IL

$5,032

2 year

59.27%

54.25%

10

Illinois State University

Normal

IL

$16,337

4 year

81.26%

56.32%

11

Northern Illinois University

Dekalb

IL

$18,533

4 year

70.53%

51.73%

12

Oakton Community College

Des Plaines

IL

$6,030

2 year

75.08%

53.5%

13

Northwestern University

Evanston

IL

N/A

4 year

96.86%

46.98%

14

Loyola University Chicago

Chicago

IL

N/A

4 year

86.22%

64.12%

15

City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College

Chicago

IL

$6,083

2 year

56.18%

58.31%

16

City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College

Chicago

IL

$8,577

2 year

49.88%

57.17%

17

Southwestern Illinois College

Belleville

IL

$9,178

2 year

64.68%

52.35%

18

Waubonsee Community College

Sugar Grove

IL

$6,079

2 year

69.46%

55.76%

19

Triton College

River Grove

IL

$4,977

2 year

63.48%

53.5%

20

John A Logan College

Carterville

IL

$3,312

2 year

60.62%

58.4%

21

Elgin Community College

Elgin

IL

$6,183

2 year

75.75%

54.35%

22

City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College

Chicago

IL

$6,065

2 year

50.65%

58.44%

23

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Carbondale

IL

$15,778

4 year

68.14%

44.93%

24

Illinois Central College

East Peoria

IL

$8,904

2 year

69.13%

55.18%

25

Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville

Edwardsville

IL

$15,784

4 year

72.64%

54.42%

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