Decatur, IL (population: 75,262) has five curriculum schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Indiana State University, the highest ranked school in this group with a curriculum program, has a total student population of 10,534. It is the 513th highest ranked school in the USA and the 20th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Curriculum students from Decatur schools who go on to become curriculum and instruction directors, teachers, educators, professors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 599,500 people working as teachers and instructors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $41,110. Also, Mathematical science teachers make on average $70,550 per year and there are about 48,100 of them employed in the US today.
Decatur lies in Macon county, which is one of the 49 counties in Illinois. Overall, the Decatur area has 57,510 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 4% unemployment rate, $22/hr average worker wage, and a $46,400 average annual salary.
Of the 5 curriculum schools with a 100-mile radius of Decatur, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bradley University comes out as the most expensive ($21,123/yr) for curriculum students, with Indiana State University as the lowest, reported at only $11,390/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Decatur|
|East Peoria||IL||-||2||21.1433||95||66.1 miles|
|Terre Haute||IN||60,269||5||28.5376||204||86.6 miles|