Chicago, IL (population: 2,878,948) has twenty-five business administration schools within its city limits. Loyola University Chicago, the highest ranked school in the city with a business administration program, has a total student population of 15,879. It is the 144th highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Illinois (#1 is Northwestern University). To learn more about business administration programs in Chicago, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of business administration professors at Loyola University Chicago such as Raymond Benton, Harvey Boller, William Brasky, Theodora Bryan, Lesley Ciastko, and Tim Classen.
Business Administration students from Chicago schools who go on to become business administration professors, business leaders, business executives, business administrators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 73,790 people working as business teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $83,840. Also, Business and financial operations employees make on average $65,900 per year and there are about 6,063,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet Metropolitan area alone, there are 229,060 employed business and financial operations employees earning an average salary of $69,670. Business teachers in this area earn $66,600/yr and there are 1,120 employed.
Chicago lies in Cook county, which is one of the 49 counties in Illinois. Overall, the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet Metropolitan area has 3,669,800 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $24/hr average worker wage, and a $48,910 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Chicago are held by business teachers, and 62/1000 are held by business and financial operations employees.
Of the 25 business administration schools in Chicago, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Argosy University-Chicago comes out as the most expensive ($35,522/yr) for business administration students, with City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College as the lowest, reported at only $5,604/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Chicago|
|Oak Park||IL||49,270||1||1.32863||0||6.6 miles|
|River Forest||IL||-||2||45.0836||173||8.0 miles|
|River Grove||IL||-||1||11.7006||67||10.0 miles|
|Blue Island||IL||-||2||31.6013||8||12.6 miles|
|Palos Heights||IL||-||1||26.9291||61||13.3 miles|
|Villa Park||IL||-||2||31.4324||7||16.3 miles|
|Oak Forest||IL||-||1||38.4537||3||16.7 miles|
|South Holland||IL||-||1||10.1002||61||17.0 miles|
|Des Plaines||IL||57,512||1||11.0092||69||17.3 miles|
|Calumet City||IL||-||1||19.3758||27||17.4 miles|
|Downers Grove||IL||49,475||1||0.403237||10||17.7 miles|
|Orland Park||IL||55,957||1||26.0399||11||18.2 miles|
|Tinley Park||IL||60,149||0||-||0||19.7 miles|
|Glen Ellyn||IL||-||1||13.8242||100||20.1 miles|
|Mount Prospect||IL||52,994||2||36.9644||21||20.8 miles|
|Glendale Heights||IL||-||1||27.7281||3||21.3 miles|
|Arlington Heights||IL||73,268||1||24.4091||3||23.2 miles|
|Chicago Heights||IL||-||1||9.7858||55||23.2 miles|
|Carol Stream||IL||40,639||0||-||0||23.8 miles|