Colleges in DeKalb County, Illinois

There are 4 Colleges in DeKalb County, Illinois, serving a population of 104,473 people in an area of 632 square miles. There is 1 College per 26,118 people, and 1 College per 157 square miles.

In Illinois, DeKalb County is ranked 24th of 102 counties in Colleges per capita, and 15th of 102 counties in Colleges per square mile.

List of DeKalb County Colleges

Find DeKalb County, Illinois colleges and universities, such as state, community, public, and private colleges, universities, and technical schools.

Debutantes School Of Cosmetology And Nail Technology 145 North 3rd Street DeKalb, IL

Hair Professionals Career College 2245 Gateway Drive Sycamore, IL

Kishwaukee College 21193 Malta Road Malta, IL

Northern Illinois University 1425 West Lincoln Highway DeKalb, IL

About DeKalb County Colleges

DeKalb County Colleges are institutions that offer post-secondary education through a range of degree or vocational programs in DeKalb County, IL. Although there are distinctions between the two, the term College in the United States is typically used to refer to both Colleges and Universities. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports that there are more than 4,700 post-secondary degree-granting institutions in the U.S.

You may contact Colleges & Universities for questions about:
  • DeKalb County Public and Private Colleges
  • College admissions and applications
  • Tuition, financial aid, and scholarships
  • Associates degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Doctoral degrees, and certificate programs
  • ACT and SAT score requirements

DeKalb County College Statistics

Find DeKalb County College Enrollment, Educational Attainment (Age 25+), and Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

DeKalb County College Enrollment
 DeKalb CountyIllinois
College/Grad School Enrollment17,521 (48.9%)895,919 (27.3%)
DeKalb County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 DeKalb CountyIllinois
Some College, No Degree14,932 (24.3%)1,799,808 (20.7%)
Associate's Degree6,879 (11.2%)692,622 (8.0%)
Bachelor's Degree12,014 (19.6%)1,801,833 (20.8%)
Graduate/Professional Degree7,240 (11.8%)1,155,958 (13.3%)
DeKalb County Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 DeKalb CountyIllinois
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher19,2542,957,791
Arts, Humanities & Others4,564 (23.7%)676,386 (22.9%)
Business3,387 (17.6%)635,664 (21.5%)
Education3,245 (16.9%)387,516 (13.1%)
Science & Engineering5,943 (30.9%)974,551 (32.9%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields2,115 (11.0%)283,674 (9.6%)