Illinois contains 119 schools that offer vocational programs. Northwestern University, the highest-ranking vocational school in IL, has a total student population of 19,853 and is the 11th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 119 vocational schools in Illinois, only 11 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, UTI of Illinois Inc comes out as the most expensive ($61,824/yr), with Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Frontier Community Coll as the lowest recorded at only $2,315/yr.
Vocational students from Illinois schools who go on to become vocational educators, event planners, landscape architects, landscape designers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 114,420 people working as vocational education teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,030. Also, Middle school teachers make on average $53,550 per year and there are about 665,420 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Illinois alone, there are 32,980 employed middle school teachers earning an average yearly salary of $59,180. Vocational education teachers in this state earn $52,000/yr and there are 2,360 employed.
Also, within the vocational schools in Illinois, the average student population is 3,360 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from vocational, 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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