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So you're from Champaign, IL?

Fortunately for you, Champaign, 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!


 

Champaign College and University Demographics

The 4 colleges and universities in Champaign offer 334 degree and certificate programs in fields ranging from broadcast journalism to construction trades, general to computer technology/computer systems technology.

Champaign's top-ranked school is University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 2010, it received a nationwide rank of 50th. Approximately 43,881 students are currently enrolled at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Amongst students at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the most popular area of study is Accounting.

Tuition

Champaign schools charge an average tuition of $4,039 per year. The Champaign school charging the highest tuition rates is University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, which charges students $13,096 per year. The lowest tuition rate in Champaign is at Parkland College, which charges students $3,060 per year in tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2008, $454,722,937 of the total $463,768,160 in financial aid received by Champaign 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 $239,111,661, which was given by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Champaign Student Demographics

Approximately 6% of Illinois students were enrolled in Champaign colleges in 2010. That is 53,696 students. With 43,881 students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign had the highest total student enrollment in Champaign. On the other hand, with only 47 students, Urbana Theological Seminary had the lowest enrollment in the city.

Graduation and Retention Rates

For every 100 students who enroll in Champaign schools, 72 return to start their second year of college. For every 100 students who enroll in Champaign schools, 54 eventually graduate. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has the highest graduation rate in Champaign, with 83% of students graduating. Parkland College has the lowest rate, with 26% graduating.

Diversity

Champaign schools have a student population that is approximately 49% female. The ratio of Champaign students who are 24 years old or younger to those who are over 24 years old is 78 to 100. In 2009, 37% of Champaign college students identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority. Regency Beauty Institute-Champaign had the highest percentage of diverse students in Champaign, with 89% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background.

Champaign Faculty Demographics

In 2010, Champaign colleges and universities employed a total of 330 faculty. 48% of faculty members at Champaign schools were female. 16% of them identified themselves as being racially or ethnically diverse.

Champaign schools had an average faculty to student ratio of 1 to 192 in 2009. Richland Community College had faculty to student ratio of 1 to 1, which was the highest for all schools in Champaign.

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Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons 3,070 $26,320 $25,000 8.1%
2
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 2,350 $35,320 $32,000 21.8%
3
Registered Nurses 1,880 $63,950 $67,720 15.3%
4
Office Clerks, General 1,770 $28,070 $28,240
5
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 1,460 $50,880 $54,330 22.7%
6
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 1,220 $33,280 $35,340 5.2%
7
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 1,140 $47,360 $45,860 20.0%
8
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 1,130 $23,780 $25,140 61.4%
9
General and Operations Managers 870 $85,250 $113,100 19.2%
10
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 840 $48,900 $54,880 33.3%
11
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 810 $34,740 $39,890 22.7%
12
Computer Programmers 800 $53,190 $74,900
13
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 700 $44,850 $50,770 -13.6%
14
Carpenters 640 $52,710 $43,890 -3.0%
15
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 540 $56,690 $55,620 74.2%
16
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 540 $37,040 $38,200 0.0%
17
Medical Assistants 530 $26,750 $29,760 82.8%
18
Accountants and Auditors 490 $59,640 $68,960 6.5%
19
Construction Laborers 490 $45,300 $33,590 -18.3%
20
Cooks, Restaurant 470 $21,220 $23,260 -9.6%
21
Electricians 450 $68,640 $51,810 -13.5%
22
Security Guards 420 $28,400 $26,870 20.0%
23
Cooks, Fast Food 400 $19,410 $18,540 -63.6%
24
Chief Executives 350 $119,830 $173,350 45.8%
25
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 350 $68,450 $50,360 -28.6%
26
Medical Secretaries 330 $28,510 $31,820 266.7%
27
Software Developers, Applications 320 $82,050 $90,410
28
Pharmacy Technicians 310 $31,500 $29,330 34.8%
29
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 310 $48,520 $43,850 244.4%
30
Administrative Services Managers 300 $67,020 $84,390 76.5%
31
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 290 $78,120 $89,990 26.1%
32
Lawyers 290 $98,870 $129,440 26.1%
33
Editors 280 $43,790 $59,340 250.0%
34
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 270 $189,380 $180,870
35
Loan Officers 270 $58,970 $65,900 107.7%
36
Financial Managers 260 $92,540 $116,970 36.8%
37
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 250 $29,210 $41,880
38
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 250 $22,970 $24,180 -47.9%
39
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 240 $70,200 $62,260 -7.7%
40
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 220 $43,320 $41,360 -45.0%
41
Food Service Managers 210 $37,690 $52,220 31.3%
42
Coaches and Scouts 210 $57,970 $35,950 200.0%
43
Engineers, All Other 200 $72,210 $91,770 100.0%
44
Social and Human Service Assistants 190 $30,870 $30,100
45
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 190 $51,360 $55,970 90.0%
46
Management Analysts 190 $71,920 $87,260 35.7%
47
Graphic Designers 180 $42,460 $48,140 50.0%
48
Bakers 170 $23,170 $25,350 112.5%
49
Dental Hygienists 170 $56,900 $68,680 -34.6%
50
Legal Secretaries 170 $37,640 $43,270 -10.5%