Founded in partnership with Chicago Public Schools in 2004, DeVry’s Advantage Academy is a dual-enrollment program for qualified 11th and 12th grade students offered at no cost. Advantage Academy students earn their high school diploma and an associate degree in either Network Systems Administration or Business from DeVry University at the same time.
When high school students come to Advantage Academy, they are immersed into a professional learning environment where they develop skills through challenging, engaging and relevant educational experiences. Students also begin developing learning habits that shape their college experience, putting them at an advantage with having the opportunity to earn an associate degree and develop strong learning habits before they graduate high school.
U.S. News & World Report ranked DeVry University Advantage Academy Chicago 43rd in Illinois and 15th in Chicago Public Schools (CPS) in their 2023 Best High Schools report. DeVry University Advantage Academy also ranked at 3rd for 2023 Niche Standout High Schools in Illinois and 100th for 2023 Niche Best Public High Schools in Illinois.
In addition to Chicago, DeVry University Advantage Academy is also located in Decatur, Georgia.