Pick me: Demand for higher education in Illinois is expected to surge

IBISWorld’s Colleges & Universities in Illinois Industry Research Report offers insight into the market at the national level. Our analysis highlights macro trends in the overall sector and the micro trends faced by companies that do business in the Colleges & Universities in Illinois industry. Our five-year outlook forecasts explain how the market is set to change and the product segments that will drive growth.


Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Industry revenue has been constrained by poor economic conditions in Illinois
  • Despite negative trends in government funding and student enrollment, the industry has expanded
  • Projected gains in the US financial sector will generate revenue for endowment funds

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Colleges and Universities industry in Illinois has experienced limited growth over the past five years. Government funding for Illinois universities has decreased substantially during the five-year period, particularly limiting the performance of public universities like the University of Illinois. At the same time, rising tuition costs and a declining unemployment rate have deterred many potential students from enrolling in industry institutions, constraining revenue from tuition fees...

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    Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Colleges and Universities industry in Illinois exhibits a low level of market share concentration, and the industry's four largest players are estimated to account for less than 40.0% of total industry revenue in 2017. This industry is also highly fragmented, as Illinois is estimated to host 229 college and university establishments in 2017. Moreover, new institutions emerge every year, and it is highly uncommon for industry operators to exit the market, since most colleges and universities are not driven by profit and can continue to operate even when experiencing budget problems. Consolidations in the industry are also infrequent, since most industry institutions value their academic culture, tradition and independence. As ..

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    Additional Insights for the Colleges & Universities in Illinois Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Colleges & Universities in Illinois Industry are

  • Experienced professors
  • Ability to take advantage of government subsidies and other grants
  • Ability to respond to students' needs
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of college students in Illinois and Government funding for universities in the Colleges & Universities in Illinois industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Colleges & Universities in Illinois Industry?

    This industry includes public, private nonprofit and private for-profit universities and colleges in Illinois that offer academic courses and grant degrees at baccalaureate or graduate levels. Instruction may be provided in educational institutions, the workplace or the home and through correspondence, internet or other means. This industry does not include community colleges or revenue generated through hospital affiliations.

    Industry Products
    Bachelors' degrees
    Masters' degrees
    Professional doctorate degrees
    Research doctorate degrees
    Industry Activities
    Providing higher education at colleges (except community colleges)
    Providing higher education at universities
    Providing higher education at theological seminaries offering baccalaureate or graduate degrees
    Providing higher education at professional schools (e.g. business administration, dental, law and medical)
    Providing higher education at college level military academies

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of college students in Illinois
  • Government funding for universities
  • Per Capita Disposable Income in Illinois
  • S&P 500
  • High school retention rate
  • Unemployment Rate in Illinois

  • Current Performance
  • Economic headwinds
  • Modest growth
  • Profit and participation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Improving economic conditions
  • Industry landscape
  • Table: Colleges & Universities in Illinois Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Colleges & Universities in Illinois Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Information
  • Scientific Research & Development
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Book Publishing
  • Book, Magazine & Newspaper Wholesaling
  • Caterers
  • Computer Manufacturing
  • Computer Peripheral Manufacturing
  • Janitorial Services
  • Office Stationery Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Bachelors' degrees
  • Masters' degrees
  • Professional doctorate degrees
  • Research doctorate degrees
  • Chart: Colleges & Universities in Illinois Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Students aged 18 to 21
  • Students aged 22 to 29
  • Students aged 30 and older
  • Students aged 17 and younger
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Colleges & Universities in Illinois Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Rent and utilities
  • Depreciation
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Colleges & Universities in Illinois

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Colleges & Universities in Illinois Industry

  • Major Companies
    Northwestern UniversityUniversity of ChicagoUniversity of IllinoisDePaul UniversityLoyola University ChicagoNorthern Illinois University
  • Table: Northwestern University - financial performance
  • Table: University of Chicago - financial performance
  • Table: University of Illinois - financial performance
  • Table: DePaul University - financial performance
  • Table: Loyola University Chicago - financial performance
  • Table: Northern Illinois University - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Colleges & Universities in Illinois Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Colleges & Universities in Illinois Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Per Capita Disposable Income in Illinois (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
  • The sum of money and other assets that have been donated to an institution. These funds are typically used in financial investments to yield additional income.
  • General Educational Development (Ged)
  • Tests that certify the taker has high school-level academic skills.
  • Massive Open Online Course (Mooc)
  • An online course aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the internet.
  • Title Iv Programs
  • Programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act that are a major source of federal student aid. They include loans, grants and federal work-study programs.
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