Champaign, IL (population: 80,835) has one special education school within its city limits. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has a total student population of 43,881. It is the 655th highest ranked school in the USA and the 17th highest in the state of Illinois (#1 is Northwestern University). To learn more about special education programs in Champaign, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of special education professors at University of Illinois at Urbana such as James Anderson, Vicki Ansermet, Steven Aragon, Bonnie Armbruster, Sheila Ashbrook, and Lorenzo Baber.
Special Education students from Champaign schools who go on to become special education teachers, special education educators, special educators, sign language interpreters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 146,240 people working as special education teachers, secondary school alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $56,420. Also, Special education teachers, middle school make on average $54,750 per year and there are about 102,490 of them employed in the US today.
Champaign lies in Champaign county, which is one of the 49 counties in Illinois. Overall, the Champaign-Urbana area has 99,660 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $21/hr average worker wage, and a $44,470 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ends up costing a student $15,238/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Champaign|
|Terre Haute||IN||60,269||5||28.5376||204||64.4 miles|
|West Lafayette||IN||-||1||78.6553||122||74.6 miles|
|East Peoria||IL||-||2||21.1433||95||79.5 miles|
|University Park||IL||-||2||26.7847||216||96.8 miles|