College Rankings - Academics in Illinois

Making the grade: A high Academics grade generally indicates that professors are knowledgeable, accessible, and genuinely interested in their students' welfare. Other determining factors include class size, how well professors communicate, and whether or not classes are engaging. How exactly does CP calculate these grades?

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A+
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL
9,376
A+
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
5,436
A-
Illinois Wesleyan University
Bloomington, IL
2,020
A-
Illinois
Champaign, IL
32,281
A-
Wheaton College - Illinois
Wheaton, IL
2,508
B+
DePaul University
Chicago, IL
16,498
B+
Illinois College
Jacksonville, IL
970
B+
Illinois Institute of Technology
Chicago, IL
2,801
B+
Lake Forest College
Lake Forest, IL
1,552
B+
Loyola University Chicago
Chicago, IL
9,723
B+
North Central College
Naperville, IL
2,879
B+
Art Inst. of Chicago
Chicago, IL
2,629
B
Augustana College - Illinois
Rock Island, IL
2,551
B
Benedictine University
Lisle, IL
3,724
B
Bradley University
Peoria, IL
4,879
B
Columbia College Chicago
Chicago, IL
10,310
B
Eastern Illinois University
Charleston, IL
8,975
B
Elmhurst College
Elmhurst, IL
3,052
B
Illinois State University
Normal, IL
18,257
B
McKendree University
Lebanon, IL
2,240
B
Olivet Nazarene University
Bourbonnais, IL
3,196
B
Roosevelt University
Chicago, IL
3,795
B
Saint Xavier University
Chicago, IL
2,843
B-
Dominican University
River Forest, IL
1,995
B-
Greenville College
Greenville, IL
1,224