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Fortunately for you, Canton, 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!


 

Canton College and University Demographics

The 3 colleges and universities in Canton offer 25 degree and certificate programs in fields ranging from automobile/automotive mechanics technology/technician to business/office automation/technology/data entry to business/office automation/technology/data entry.

Canton's top-ranked school is Graham Hospital School of Nursing. In 2010, it received a nationwide rank of 79th. Approximately 76 students are currently enrolled at Graham Hospital School of Nursing. BSN is the most popular course of study at Graham Hospital School of Nursing.

Tuition

Average tuition for students at Canton colleges and universities is $6,359 per year. To see the variation in tuition rates at different colleges in Canton, compare the tuition at Graham Hospital School of Nursing, which charges students $9,718 per year, to the tuition at Spoon River College, which charges students $3,000 per year in tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2008, $3,173,571 of the total $3,277,570 in financial aid received by Canton students was in the form of institutional grants and scholarships. The highest amount of institutional grants and scholarships given to students by a local college was $1,660,987, which was given by Spoon River College.

Canton Student Demographics

In 2010, there were 2,194 students enrolled in colleges and universities in the city of Canton. This is 0% of the total number of students enrolled in colleges throughout the state of Illinois. With 2,118 students, Spoon River College had the highest total student enrollment in Canton. On the other hand, with only 76 students, Graham Hospital School of Nursing had the lowest enrollment in the city.

Graduation and Retention Rates

For every 100 students who enroll in Canton schools, 55 return to start their second year of college. Approximately 84% of students eventually graduate. Graham Hospital School of Nursing has the highest graduation rate in Canton, with 50% of students graduating. Spoon River College has the lowest rate, with 34% graduating.

Diversity

Of the 2,194 students attending Canton schools, 49% are female. 70% of Canton college students are 24 years old or younger. In 2009, 11 in 100 college students in Canton identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority. Spoon River College, with 11% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background, had the highest percentage of ethnically diverse students in Canton.

Canton Faculty Demographics

Canton schools had 376 faculty members in 2010. The ratio of female to male faculty was [Female Faculty Ratio] to [Male Faculty Ratio] for Canton schools. And 34% of faculty were from ethnically diverse backgrounds.

In 2009, Canton colleges and universities had on average of 1 faculty for every 13 students. Richland Community College had the highest faculty to student ratio, of schools in Canton, with 1 to 1.

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
2 miles from location Spoon River College Canton IL 15.2286 n/a 2,118
0 miles from location Graham Hospital School of Nursing Canton IL 20.6777 50% 76
0 miles from location Innovations Design Academy Canton IL n/a n/a n/a
 
 

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We've ranked the top 50 jobs in Canton, 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+ 5,130 $22,930 $25,000
2
Registered Nurses+ 4,480 $57,710 $67,720
3
Office Clerks, General+ 3,800 $24,450 $28,240
4
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants+ 3,300 $23,180 $25,140
5
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education+ 3,160 $45,390 $54,330
6
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive+ 2,710 $26,020 $32,000
7
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks+ 2,690 $29,350 $35,340
8
Correctional Officers and Jailers+ 2,430 $50,580 $42,780
9
General and Operations Managers+ 2,210 $75,350 $113,100
10
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers+ 2,050 $33,550 $39,890
11
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses+ 1,860 $33,620 $41,360
12
Cooks, Fast Food+ 1,610 $18,310 $18,540
13
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants+ 1,470 $35,320 $45,860
14
Cooks, Restaurant+ 1,430 $19,930 $23,260
15
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education+ 1,230 $44,920 $54,880
16
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers+ 1,230 $41,510 $50,770
17
Construction Laborers+ 1,200 $30,210 $33,590
18
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers+ 1,190 $44,400 $55,620
19
Carpenters+ 1,100 $34,470 $43,890
20
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria+ 1,070 $21,800 $24,180
21
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics+ 1,050 $30,790 $38,200
22
Home Health Aides+ 840 $21,030 $21,760
23
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School+ 800 $75,550 $89,990
24
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics+ 750 $26,470 $33,300
25
Accountants and Auditors+ 730 $54,250 $68,960
26
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters+ 710 $58,210 $50,360
27
Managers, All Other+ 710 $57,440 $102,160
28
Billing and Posting Clerks+ 700 $26,840 $33,270
29
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School+ 660 $45,540 $55,220
30
Pharmacy Technicians+ 640 $27,380 $29,330
31
Social and Human Service Assistants+ 630 $29,090 $30,100
32
Electricians+ 580 $46,900 $51,810
33
Financial Managers+ 560 $67,130 $116,970
34
Chief Executives+ 530 $91,300 $173,350
35
Loan Officers+ 510 $51,360 $65,900
36
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education+ 480 $29,240 $29,200
37
Administrative Services Managers+ 480 $50,620 $84,390
38
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors+ 450 $43,560 $55,970
39
Medical and Health Services Managers+ 420 $84,200 $93,670
40
Food Service Managers+ 410 $29,940 $52,220
41
Legislators+ 390 $22,140 $38,470
42
Security Guards+ 370 $26,820 $26,870
43
Advertising Sales Agents+ 360 $51,630 $55,020
44
Lawyers+ 360 $78,900 $129,440
45
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers+ 360 $52,960 $62,260
46
Medical Assistants+ 330 $25,680 $29,760
47
Sales Managers+ 320 $83,670 $114,110
48
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors+ 300 $23,760 $35,920
49
Dental Assistants+ 290 $27,300 $34,140
50
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers+ 260 $46,750 $44,860