Galesburg, IL has four curriculum schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Iowa, the highest ranked school in this group with a curriculum program, has a total student population of 28,987. It is the 782nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 10th highest in the state of Iowa (#1 is Luther College).
Curriculum students from Galesburg 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.
Galesburg lies in Knox county, which is one of the 49 counties in Illinois. Overall, the West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area has 186,290 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $16.85/hr average worker wage, and a $35,040 average annual salary.
Of the 4 curriculum schools with a 100-mile radius of Galesburg, only 2 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 Galesburg|
|Rock Island||IL||-||2||34.7008||66||40.3 miles|
|West Burlington||IA||-||1||15.5796||40||41.9 miles|
|East Peoria||IL||-||2||21.1433||95||45.8 miles|
|Iowa City||IA||69,842||2||33.2806||239||78.2 miles|
|Cedar Rapids||IA||130,349||7||32.4429||236||97.6 miles|