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Fast Facts for Computer Programmers in Illinois

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Chicago, Springfield and Champaign
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Rockford, Peoria and Danville
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Chicago, Springfield and Peoria

Salaries for Computer Programmers in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Chicago, Springfield and Peoria

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  • Software Development for Creative Technologies (Bachelor of Science)
  • Game Programming (BS)
  • Visual & Game Programming (BS)
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Programs
  • AASIT - Programming and Software Development
  • BSIT - Programming and Software Development

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Programs
  • Online Master of Science in Software Development

Maryville University is a private university in St. Louis County, Missouri. Founded in 1872, Maryville University is a comprehensive and nationally ranked private institution with an enrollment of more than 6,800 students.

Programs
  • Associate of Applied Science in Computer and Information Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Science

East-West University is a private, non-profit, non-denominational college in Chicago's South Loop neighborhood. The University was founded in 1980. East-West offers two and four year degrees.

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Programs
  • Computer Information Systems (Bachelor of Science) - Online
  • For the 12th consecutive year, Cal U was named one for the best schools in the Northeast by The Princeton Review 
  • Recognized by the U.S. News and World Report for: Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s 2017, Best Online Programs, Grad Education 2017 and Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s for Veterans 2017
  • Quality Online courses at Cal U have the same objectives, content and learning outcomes as campus-based programs and are taught by the same expert professors.
  • Offers private school amenities at a public school cost. Student-to-teacher ratio of 20:1
  • CAL U online programs complete an annual assessment of student learning to ensure outcomes are focused on your success in career entry, advancement or enhancement!
Programs
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Recognized as a Top 20 Best Online Bachelor’s Program by U.S. News & World Report in 2016.
  • Online, campus-based, and evening courses offered in 95 areas of study, including Business, Nursing, Psychology, & more.
  • Endorsed by G.I. Jobs and Military Advanced Education magazine as a Military Friendly School in 2015. 
  • Features small class sizes, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.
  • 88% of Regent University students receive financial aid, with $18 million awarded in institutional scholarships & aid each year.
Programs
  • Web Design and Development, Bachelor of Science (Online)
  • Mobile Gaming
  • Online and on-campus programs include Cloud Technologies (BS), Mobile Development (BS), and Web Design and Development (BS)
  • Curriculum designed to prepare students for a career in tech by immersing students in a project-based learning environment
  • Students can learn how to manage cloud technology or gain coding skills for apps, websites, and software
  • Full Sail offers accelerated programs, so a degree that would normally take four years takes 24 months on average
Programs
  • Web Design and Development (BS)

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  • Information Technology AAS
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  • Gives students the option to study online, at one of the 12 campuses in Indiana or Ohio, or a combination of both.
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  • B.S. in Applied Business Information Systems
  • Turn your love of technology into a career in a high-demand, fast-growing field! Why earn your tech degree from GCU?
  • Since 1949, GCU has been a premier private Christian university in Arizona, helping students find their purpose and achieve their potential.
  • Many graduate and undergraduate degree focuses such as: IT, cybersecurity, business analytics, IT management & more.
  • Acquire skills for entry-level positions, learn new skills with the goal to re-career or develop a portfolio of projects to strengthen job candidacy.
  • Courses are available online, evenings and on campus in Phoenix, Arizona. Talk to us to learn about financial aid, start dates and more!

More Illinois Computer Programming Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Aurora
Doctorate
3,946
Moline
Associate
6,311
Carlinville
Bachelor
617
Peoria
Doctorate
6,053
Galesburg
Associate
2,693
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
6,810
Glen Ellyn
Associate
25,768
Grayslake
Associate
16,010
River Forest
Doctorate
4,126
Danville
Associate
2,832
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
23,401
River Forest
Masters
3,338
Chicago
Bachelor
1,144
Elmhurst
Masters
3,184
Eureka
Bachelor
672
University Park
Doctorate
5,692
Greenville
Masters
1,528
Palatine
Associate
15,156
East Peoria
Associate
11,804
Jacksonville
Bachelor
1,014
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
7,277
Normal
Doctorate
20,274
Bloomington
Bachelor
2,094
Joliet
Associate
13,149
Galesburg
Bachelor
1,371
Lake Forest
Masters
1,456
Romeoville
Doctorate
5,347
Godfrey
Associate
7,875
Springfield
Associate
6,655
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
15,545
Jacksonville
Bachelor
648
Lebanon
Masters
3,312
Peoria
Bachelor
641
Decatur
Masters
2,376
Monmouth
Bachelor
1,343
Palos Hills
Associate
15,859
Cicero
Associate
5,057
Naperville
Masters
2,559
Chicago
Masters
12,814
Dekalb
Doctorate & First Professional
25,254
Evanston
Doctorate & First Professional
19,005
Des Plaines
Associate
10,805
Bourbonnais
Doctorate
4,636
Champaign
Associate
9,407
Quincy
Masters
1,323
Ina
Associate
4,821
Decatur
Associate
3,274
Rockford
Associate
7,923
Rockford
Masters
1,566
Chicago
Doctorate
7,163
Chicago
Bachelor
1,289
Chicago
Masters
5,675
Dixon
Associate
2,700
South Holland
Associate
6,260
Carbondale
Doctorate & First Professional
20,983
Edwardsville
Masters & First Professional
13,398
Belleville
Associate
13,713
Springfield
Associate
608
Chicago
Doctorate
9
Palos Heights
Bachelor
1,367
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
14,538
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
25,747
Springfield
Doctorate
4,855
Champaign
Doctorate & First Professional
42,326
Joliet
Masters
3,503
Macomb
Doctorate
13,331
Wheaton
Doctorate
2,895

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