Erikson Institute

Overview of Erikson Institute

Erikson Institute is in a large city, in Chicago, IL. The school is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at Erikson Institute earn degrees up to the Master's degree.

Areas of Study

The most common major fields study at the school include family and social work.

Erikson Institute Selectivity

Erikson Institute does not admit all applicants.


One indicator of school quality is the number of students per professor, and here the school does well in comparison to most schools. Some professors at Erikson Institute are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members. Faculty salaries at the school are higher than most.

Student Body

Erikson Institute, in 2007-2008, had 314 students (191 full-time equivalent). Adults changing careers are relatively common at the school. The student body at Erikson Institute is essentially female.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Erikson Institute

Erikson Institute
451 N. LaSalle Street
Chicago , IL 60654-4510
General Phone: (312) 755-2250

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Erikson Institute Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Family and Social Work62child development
Education and Teaching15early childhood education

Number of programs and degrees for Erikson Institute in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree772

Erikson Institute Student Body

In 2007-2008, Erikson Institute had a total enrollment of 314 students (191 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 61%
Black 18%
Hispanic 13%
Asian 3%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 0%
22-24 20%
25-29 38%
30-34 12%
35-39 9%
40-49 11%
50-64 9%

Erikson Institute Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Chicago, Illinois for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Illinois Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Erikson Institute Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
Erikson Institute participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3510300)

Erikson Institute Faculty

Erikson Institute has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track02
Non-tenured and not on tenure track03

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*1*
Associate professorcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*2*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year0*4$124,839
Associate professoracademic year1*2*
Assistant professoracademic year0*3$64,845
Instructoracademic year0*5$55,636
All faculty totalacademic year1*14$80,351

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Erikson Institute Degree Programs (2007)

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Family And Social Work
Child Development

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Erikson Institute Highlights

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What Sets Erikson Institute Apart:

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