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Higher Education

This section includes major colleges and universities in the Chicago area. These locations often provide a wealth of cultural attractions for their communities. And for steampunks interested in conducting historical research, university libraries typically offer more resources (especially primary sources) than what you'll find in a public library. Though they exist primarily to serve students and faculty, many libraries make at least some services available to the general public. Most of these listings include information about library policies for community guests.

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Chicago, IL, USA

The American Academy of Art is an art school in downtown Chicago. . .

Lisle, IL, USA

Benedictine University is a private Roman Catholic university located in Lisle, a suburb of Chicago. . .

Kenosha, WI, USA

Carthage College is a four-year private liberal arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. . .

Chicago, IL, USA

Columbia College Chicago is an independent, non-profit liberal arts college specializing in arts and media disciplines. . .

Chicago, IL, USA

DePaul University is a private university in Chicago, Illinois. . .

River Forest, IL, USA

Dominican University is a coeducational, comprehensive, Catholic institution of higher education and research in River Forest, Illinois. . .

Elmhurst, IL, USA

Elmhurst College is a comprehensive four-year private liberal arts college in Elmhurst, Illinois. . .

University Park, IL, USA

Governors State University is a public university in Will County, Illinois. . .

Chicago, IL, USA

Illinois Institute of Technology, commonly called Illinois Tech or IIT, is a private Ph. . .

Romeoville, IL, USA

Lewis University is a private Roman Catholic and Lasallian university in Romeoville, Illinois. . .

Chicago, IL, USA

Loyola University Chicago is a private Catholic university in Chicago. . .

Naperville, IL, USA

North Central College is a coeducational, liberal arts college located in downtown Naperville, Illinois. . .

Chicago, IL, USA

North Park University is a four-year university on the north side of Chicago. . .

Chicago, IL, USA

Northeastern Illinois University is a public state university in Chicago. . .

Dekalb, IL, USA

Northern Illinois University is a public research university in DeKalb, Illinois. . .

Evanston, IL, USA

Northwestern University is a private research university with its main campus in Evanston, Illinois. . .

Chicago, IL, USA

Roosevelt University is a coeducational, private university with campuses in Chicago and Schaumburg, Illinois. . .

Chicago, IL, USA

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago is one of America's largest accredited independent schools of art and design. . .

Chicago, IL, USA

The University of Chicago is a private research university in Chicago. . .

Chicago, IL, USA

The University of Illinois at Chicago or UIC is a state-funded public research-intensive university in the Near West Side area adjacent to the Chicago Loop. . .

Kenosha, WI, USA

The University of Wisconsin–Parkside is a four-year public university in Somers, Wisconsin. . .

Valparaíso, IN, USA

Valparaiso University, commonly known as Valpo, is a regionally accredited private university located in Valparaiso, Indiana. . .

Wheaton, IL, USA

Wheaton College is a private, non-profit, four-year Christian liberal arts college in Wheaton, Illinois. . .

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