Illinois contains 22 schools that offer care management programs. Northwestern University, the highest-ranking care management school in IL, has a total student population of 19,853 and is the 11th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 22 care management schools in Illinois, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northwestern University comes out as the most expensive ($28,371/yr), with City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College as the lowest recorded at only $5,604/yr.
Care Management students from Illinois schools who go on to become care managers, physicians, doctors, nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 3,886,690 people working as healthcare support employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $26,710. Also, Healthcare practitioner and technical employees make on average $69,690 per year and there are about 7,200,950 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Illinois alone, there are 317,690 employed healthcare practitioner and technical employees earning an average yearly salary of $68,000. Healthcare support employees in this state earn $27,910/yr and there are 144,910 employed.
Also, within the care management schools in Illinois, the average student population is 3,360 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from care management, 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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