Illinois contains four schools that offer adult education programs. Loyola University Chicago, the highest-ranking adult education school in IL, has a total student population of 15,879 and is the 144th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 adult education schools in Illinois, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Loyola University Chicago comes out as the most expensive ($27,955/yr), with Northern Illinois University as the lowest recorded at only $13,489/yr.
Adult Education students from Illinois schools who go on to become adult education teachers, economics professors, teachers, educators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,880 people working as education teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,160. Also, Education administrators make on average $95,340 per year and there are about 105,900 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Illinois alone, there are 2,790 employed education administrators earning an average yearly salary of $99,020. Education teachers in this state earn $48,660/yr and there are 3,280 employed.
Also, within the adult education schools in Illinois, the average student population is 3,360 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from adult education, there are 7983 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,830 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $7,282, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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