DeVry University-Illinois
3300 N Campbell Ave., Chicago, IL 60618
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 929-8500
Accrediting Agency:
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

DeVry operates 10 campuses in Illinois, including at Addison, Downers Grove, Elgin, Gurnee, Naperville, Schaumburg, Tinley Park, and three locations in the Chicago area. DeVry’s main Chicago campus serves a student population of 27,921 and has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1. DeVry’s original institution opened in 1931 in Chicago with the establishment of DeForest Training School, a technical school with training in electronics, motion pictures, radio, and eventually television. Today, DeVry operates more than 95 locations in the U.S. and Canada.

Programs Offered

DeVry Chicago offers programs through five colleges — the College of Business & Management, College of Engineering & Information Sciences, College of Health Sciences, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, and the College of Media Arts & Technology. Bachelor’s degree programs are available in several areas, including: accounting, business information systems, criminal justice, electronics and computer technology, biomedical engineering technology, enterprise computing, communications, digital forensics, emergency management, and graphic and multimedia design. Graduate degrees are available in several areas as well, including: accounting and financial management, human resource management, information systems management, and education. DeVry offers several online options in areas including business administration, management, computer engineering technology, database management, communications, technical communication, education, multimedia design and development, and web game programming. Online programs are available at the certificate, associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degree levels.


The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools has accredited DeVry University-Illinois in Chicago since 1982.


Prospective DeVry students must interview with a DeVry University admissions advisor, complete an application, and be at least 17 years old on the first day of classes. Applicants must have earned a high school diploma, GED, or postsecondary degree. Prospective students are also required to submit ACT or SAT examination scores as evidence of prerequisite skills. DeVry University admissions representatives will contact prospective students to set up the required interview after receiving and reviewing the completed application to summarize degree programs, start dates, part-time work, student housing, and financial aid opportunities.


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