Illinois contains four schools that offer home inspection programs. McHenry County College, the highest-ranking home inspection school in IL, has a total student population of 6,811 and is the 5042nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 home inspection schools in Illinois, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College comes out as the most expensive ($7,071/yr), with South Suburban College as the lowest recorded at only $5,842/yr.
Home Inspection students from Illinois schools who go on to become home inspectors, real estate inspectors, housing quality standard inspectors, housing inspectors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 90,730 people working as construction and building inspectors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $53,550. Also, Fire inspectors and investigators make on average $56,310 per year and there are about 12,180 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Illinois alone, there are 390 employed fire inspectors and investigators earning an average yearly salary of $62,080. Construction and building inspectors in this state earn $59,920/yr and there are 2,230 employed.
Also, within the home inspection schools in Illinois, the average student population is 3,360 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from home inspection, 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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