Kankakee, IL has twenty-five curriculum schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Loyola University Chicago, the highest ranked school in this group with a curriculum 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).
Curriculum students from Kankakee 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.
Kankakee lies in Kankakee county, which is one of the 49 counties in Illinois. Overall, the Kankakee-Bradley area has 41,940 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 5% unemployment rate, $18/hr average worker wage, and a $37,160 average annual salary.
Of the 25 curriculum schools with a 100-mile radius of Kankakee, 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 curriculum students, with University of Illinois at Chicago as the lowest, reported at only $8,828/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Kankakee|
|University Park||IL||-||2||26.7847||216||24.0 miles|
|Chicago Heights||IL||-||1||9.7858||55||29.2 miles|
|Tinley Park||IL||60,149||0||-||0||31.3 miles|
|Orland Park||IL||55,957||1||26.0399||11||33.9 miles|
|Oak Forest||IL||-||1||38.4537||3||33.9 miles|
|South Holland||IL||-||1||10.1002||61||35.8 miles|
|Palos Heights||IL||-||1||26.9291||61||38.1 miles|
|Blue Island||IL||-||2||31.6013||8||38.3 miles|
|Calumet City||IL||-||1||19.3758||27||38.4 miles|
|Downers Grove||IL||49,475||1||0.403237||10||47.8 miles|
|Oak Park||IL||49,270||1||1.32863||0||53.4 miles|
|Glen Ellyn||IL||-||1||13.8242||100||53.5 miles|
|Villa Park||IL||-||2||31.4324||7||53.7 miles|
|Sugar Grove||IL||-||1||14.036||67||53.7 miles|
|River Forest||IL||-||2||45.0836||173||53.9 miles|