Illinois contains 148 schools that offer medicine and health programs. Northwestern University, the highest-ranking medicine and health school in IL, has a total student population of 19,853 and is the 11th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 148 medicine and health schools in Illinois, only 11 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, School of the Art Institute of Chicago comes out as the most expensive ($38,965/yr), with BIR Training Center as the lowest recorded at only $3,504/yr.
Medicine and Health students from Illinois schools who go on to become medicine and health professionals, office administrators, massage therapists, trainers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Registered nurses make on average $66,530 per year and there are about 2,583,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Illinois alone, there are 116,340 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $65,440. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $95,250/yr and there are employed.
Also, within the medicine and health schools in Illinois, the average student population is 3,360 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medicine and health, 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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