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Chamberlain University - Illinois is a private for-profit institution located in Addison, Illinois. Addison is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

7,915 Undergraduate Degrees
3,721 Graduate Degrees
62% Acceptance Rate

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Chamberlain University - Illinois Rankings

According to our 2021 analysis, Chamberlain - Illinois is ranked #32 out of 1,284 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This lands it a coveted spot in the top 5% of all colleges and universities in the country. It is also ranked #2 out of 59 schools in Illinois.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Chamberlain - Illinois has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#20 Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#28 Best Nursing Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#28 Best Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#47 Best Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Chamberlain - Illinois.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#20 Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Chamberlain - Illinois has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#3 Best Nursing Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#19 Best Colleges for Nursing College Factual
#48 Best Healthcare Schools Healthcare Degree Search

Where Is Chamberlain University - Illinois?

Location of Chamberlain University - Illinois

Contact details for Chamberlain - Illinois are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1221 N. Swift Road, Addison, IL 60101
Phone: 630-953-3660

How Do I Get Into Chamberlain - Illinois?

You can apply to Chamberlain - Illinois online at:

Admission Requirements for Chamberlain - Illinois

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program neither required nor recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores recommended
TOEFL recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Chamberlain - Illinois?

62% Acceptance Rate
84% Of Accepted Are Women
The acceptance rate at Chamberlain - Illinois is 62%, which is a sign that the school is fairly selective. While it may not be as hard to get into as other colleges, you should not take admission for granted.

Approximately 16% of accepted students are men and 84% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 71%, and the acceptance rate for women is 60%.

Can I Afford Chamberlain University - Illinois?

70% Take Out Loans
3.5% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Chamberlain - Illinois, approximately 70% of students took out student loans averaging $9,286 a year. That adds up to $37,144 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Chamberlain - Illinois is 3.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Chamberlain University - Illinois Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,893 Full-Time Undergraduates
88% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 15,090 undergraduate students at Chamberlain - Illinois, with 2,893 being full-time and 12,197 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Chamberlain - Illinois

There are also 12,539 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,893 full-time undergraduates at Chamberlain - Illinois, 12% are male and 88% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Chamberlain - Illinois

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Chamberlain University - Illinois students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Chamberlain - Illinois Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 249
Black or African American 448
Hispanic or Latino 438
White 1,470
International Students 15
Other Races/Ethnicities 273

Over 9 countries are represented at Chamberlain - Illinois. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Mongolia, and Nigeria.

Online Learning at Chamberlain University - Illinois

25,033 Took All Classes Online
26,350 Took At Least One Class Online
11.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 1 bachelor’s degree and 3 master’s degree programs available online at Chamberlain - Illinois. In 2017-2018, 26,350 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Chamberlain - Illinois has changed over the last few years.


This school is the most popular in Illinois for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Chamberlain - Illinois

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Chamberlain University - Illinois was 11.4%. This is the #40 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Chamberlain - Illinois regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Chamberlain - Illinois majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 14%
Nursing 1%
Nursing Education 50%
Nursing Practice 15%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Chamberlain - Illinois ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Chamberlain - Illinois.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Nursing Practice #4
Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing #9
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing #10
Nursing Education #11
Registered Nursing #20
Nursing #25

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Chamberlain University - Illinois Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 7,915 4 1,150 0 9,069
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 0 0 2,257 0 2,257
Nursing Practice 0 0 0 287 287
Nursing Education 0 14 0 0 14
Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 0 8 0 0 8
Clinical Nurse Leader 0 1 0 0 1
TOTAL 7,915 27 3,407 287 11,636


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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