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So you're from Belleville, IL?

Fortunately for you, Belleville, IL offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Belleville College and University Demographics

Belleville's 2 colleges and universities offer a total of 77 degree and certificate programs for you to choose from, in fields ranging from restaurant/food services management to manufacturing engineering technology/technician to computer programming/programmer, general.

Alvareitas College of Cosmetology is the top-ranked school in Belleville. It was ranked 68th in the nation in 2010. Alvareitas College of Cosmetology has a student population of approximately 18. Beauty is the most popular course of study at Alvareitas College of Cosmetology.

Tuition

Although tuition varies from school to school, the average tuition for Belleville schools is $1,302 per year. The Belleville school charging the highest tuition rates is Southwestern Illinois College, which charges students $2,604 per year. The lowest tuition rate in Belleville is at Southwestern Illinois College, which charges students $2,604 per year in tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2008, $18,328,293 of the total $18,666,202 in financial aid received by Belleville students was in the form of institutional grants and scholarships. The school giving the most institutional grants and scholarships in Belleville was Southwestern Illinois College, which gave students $9,725,261 in institutional financial aid.

Belleville Student Demographics

In 2010, there were 14,458 students enrolled in colleges and universities in the city of Belleville. This is 2% of the total number of students enrolled in colleges throughout the state of Illinois. Southwestern Illinois College had the most number of students of any college in Belleville, with 14,440 students. Alvareitas College of Cosmetology, with 18 students, had the least number of students.

Graduation and Retention Rates

Approximately 70% of students who enroll as first year students at Belleville schools return to complete their second year. For every 100 students who enroll in Belleville schools, 50 eventually graduate. Graduation rates, however, can vary from college to college. Alvareitas College of Cosmetology has a graduation rate of 79%, while Southwestern Illinois College has a graduation rate of 21%.

Diversity

Of the 14,458 students attending Belleville schools, 52% are female. The ratio of Belleville students who are 24 years old or younger to those who are over 24 years old is 55 to 100. In 2009, 26% of Belleville college students identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority. The Belleville school with the highest percentage of minority students was Alvareitas College of Cosmetology, with 42% of students identifying themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background.

Belleville Faculty Demographics

As of 2010, there were a total of 214 faculty employed by Belleville colleges and universities. Of these faculty members, 35% were female. 2% identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority.

Belleville schools had an average faculty to student ratio of 1 to 119 in 2009. Richland Community College had faculty to student ratio of 1 to 1, which was the highest for all schools in Belleville.

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
2 miles from location Southwestern Illinois College Belleville IL 13.7244 n/a 14,440
4 miles from location Alvareitas College of Cosmetology Belleville IL 31.1964 n/a 18
 
 

Need a little help deciding on what to study?

We've ranked the top 50 jobs in Belleville, IL to help you find the right study subject
that fits your interest!

Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons+ 38,590 $26,640 $25,000 -18.3%
2
Registered Nurses+ 35,270 $60,300 $67,720 32.6%
3
Office Clerks, General+ 29,440 $30,190 $28,240 -19.6%
4
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants+ 18,210 $23,050 $25,140 4.6%
5
General and Operations Managers+ 17,990 $105,570 $113,100 35.4%
6
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive+ 16,310 $30,700 $32,000 14.4%
7
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks+ 15,140 $35,600 $35,340 -13.9%
8
Accountants and Auditors+ 14,120 $66,490 $68,960 9.2%
9
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education+ 12,220 $50,800 $54,330 -2.4%
10
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers+ 11,850 $50,390 $50,770 15.0%
11
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers+ 10,850 $37,910 $39,890 32.8%
12
Cooks, Restaurant+ 10,550 $22,130 $23,260 11.1%
13
Security Guards+ 9,420 $25,990 $26,870 -10.6%
14
Medical Secretaries+ 9,310 $31,650 $31,820 148.3%
15
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants+ 8,710 $44,260 $45,860 -38.1%
16
Carpenters+ 8,170 $52,150 $43,890 -43.6%
17
Construction Laborers+ 8,060 $44,570 $33,590 -8.4%
18
Home Health Aides+ 7,750 $20,450 $21,760 54.7%
19
Software Developers, Applications+ 7,280 $86,900 $90,410
20
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses+ 7,160 $39,010 $41,360 6.1%
21
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics+ 7,150 $37,350 $38,200 -4.0%
22
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education+ 7,090 $55,590 $54,880 13.8%
23
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers+ 6,490 $48,030 $55,620 -10.2%
24
Electricians+ 5,600 $64,340 $51,810 -23.6%
25
Cooks, Fast Food+ 5,530 $19,170 $18,540 -6.9%
26
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters+ 5,260 $59,060 $50,360 -13.8%
27
Lawyers+ 5,170 $114,060 $129,440 -4.4%
28
Billing and Posting Clerks+ 4,770 $32,770 $33,270 -9.3%
29
Computer Programmers+ 4,600 $74,340 $74,900
30
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education+ 4,570 $25,360 $29,200 32.5%
31
Pharmacy Technicians+ 4,540 $27,580 $29,330 19.2%
32
Medical Assistants+ 4,170 $27,970 $29,760 9.2%
33
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria+ 4,050 $22,360 $24,180 -21.8%
34
Child, Family, and School Social Workers+ 3,910 $39,400 $43,850 51.6%
35
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists+ 3,750 $22,110 $26,510 -15.9%
36
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers+ 3,710 $70,090 $62,260 34.4%
37
Financial Managers+ 3,550 $119,200 $116,970 12.3%
38
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other+ 3,320 $138,370 $180,870 107.5%
39
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products+ 3,310 $60,580 $60,160 14.9%
40
Chief Executives+ 3,250 $159,720 $173,350 -18.5%
41
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics+ 3,220 $37,360 $33,300 -2.7%
42
Management Analysts+ 3,200 $84,070 $87,260 -17.3%
43
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents+ 3,110 $72,400 $95,130 -2.5%
44
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors+ 3,090 $52,040 $55,970 54.5%
45
Computer and Information Systems Managers+ 3,050 $115,890 $123,280 4.1%
46
Managers, All Other+ 2,800 $99,240 $102,160 21.2%
47
Cost Estimators+ 2,590 $61,700 $62,060 -10.4%
48
Loan Officers+ 2,570 $66,040 $65,900 -40.2%
49
Dental Assistants+ 2,540 $35,730 $34,140 -2.7%
50
Correctional Officers and Jailers+ 2,540 $36,770 $42,780 9.5%