East Peoria, IL has eight curriculum schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of St Francis, the highest ranked school in this group with a curriculum program, has a total student population of 3,352. It is the 451st highest ranked school in the USA and the 15th highest in the state of Illinois (#1 is Northwestern University).
Curriculum students from East Peoria 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.
East Peoria lies in Tazewell county, which is one of the 49 counties in Illinois. Overall, the Peoria area has 170,260 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $40,170 average annual salary.
Of the 8 curriculum schools with a 100-mile radius of East Peoria, 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 University of Illinois at Springfield as the lowest, reported at only $12,140/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from East Peoria|
|Rock Island||IL||-||2||34.7008||66||78.2 miles|
|West Burlington||IA||-||1||15.5796||40||83.3 miles|
|Sugar Grove||IL||-||1||14.036||67||96.1 miles|