Illinois contains 25 schools that offer investment programs. Northwestern University, the highest-ranking investment school in IL, has a total student population of 19,853 and is the 11th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 25 investment schools in Illinois, only 11 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northwestern University comes out as the most expensive ($28,371/yr), with Oakton Community College as the lowest recorded at only $8,415/yr.
Investment students from Illinois schools who go on to become investment managers, investment bankers, finance analysts, financial planners, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Personal financial advisors make on average $94,180 per year and there are about 149,460 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the investment schools in Illinois, the average student population is 3,360 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from investment, 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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