Illinois contains 55 schools that offer emergency management programs. Northwestern University, the highest-ranking emergency management school in IL, has a total student population of 19,853 and is the 11th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 55 emergency management schools in Illinois, only 17 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kendall College comes out as the most expensive ($33,701/yr), with Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College as the lowest recorded at only $1,984/yr.
Emergency Management students from Illinois schools who go on to become emergency management coordinators, EMTs, paramedics, emergency managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 13,060 people working as emergency management specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $56,900. Also, Management analysts make on average $84,650 per year and there are about 552,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Illinois alone, there are 28,760 employed management analysts earning an average yearly salary of $87,640. Emergency management specialists in this state earn $48,110/yr and there are 350 employed.
Also, within the emergency management schools in Illinois, the average student population is 3,360 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from emergency management, there are 7983 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,830 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $7,282, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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