Rock Island, 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 Rock Island 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. In fact, in the Davenport-Moline-Rock Island-IL area alone, there are 30 employed mathematical science teachers earning an average salary of $69,320. Teachers and instructors in this area earn $53,090/yr and there are 590 employed.
Rock Island lies in Rock Island county, which is one of the 49 counties in Illinois. Overall, the Davenport-Moline-Rock Island-IL area has 182,900 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $38,700 average annual salary. Thus, about 3 out of every 1000 jobs in Rock Island are held by teachers and instructors, and 0/1000 are held by mathematical science teachers.
Of the 4 curriculum schools with a 100-mile radius of Rock Island, 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 Iowa as the lowest, reported at only $12,829/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Rock Island|
|Iowa City||IA||69,842||2||33.2806||239||50.8 miles|
|West Burlington||IA||-||1||15.5796||40||56.1 miles|
|Cedar Rapids||IA||130,349||7||32.4429||236||64.7 miles|
|East Peoria||IL||-||2||21.1433||95||78.2 miles|