Illinois contains 27 schools that offer project management programs. Loyola University Chicago, the highest-ranking project management school in IL, has a total student population of 15,879 and is the 144th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 27 project management schools in Illinois, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Argosy University-Chicago comes out as the most expensive ($35,522/yr), with Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Lincoln Trail College as the lowest recorded at only $2,330/yr.
Project Management students from Illinois schools who go on to become construction managers, project managers, construction professionals, construction area managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 204,760 people working as construction managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $93,290. Also, Construction laborers make on average $33,190 per year and there are about 856,440 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Illinois alone, there are 45,020 employed construction laborers earning an average yearly salary of $44,160. Construction managers in this state earn $102,530/yr and there are 4,870 employed.
Also, within the project management schools in Illinois, the average student population is 3,360 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from project 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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