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So you're from Crystal Lake, IL?

Fortunately for you, Crystal Lake, 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!


 

Crystal Lake College and University Demographics

There are 48 degree and certificate programs in disciplines such as food preparation/professional cooking/kitchen assistant, building/home/construction inspection/inspector and computer systems networking and telecommunications offered at Crystal Lake's 3 colleges and universities for you to choose from.

Crystal Lake's top-ranked school is Cosmetology & Spa Institute. In 2010, it received a nationwide rank of 69th. Approximately 254 students are currently enrolled at Cosmetology & Spa Institute. Beauty is the most popular course of study at Cosmetology & Spa Institute.

Tuition

Although tuition varies from school to school, the average tuition for Crystal Lake schools is $915 per year. To see the variation in tuition rates at different colleges in Crystal Lake, compare the tuition at McHenry County College, which charges students $2,744 per year, to the tuition at McHenry County College, which charges students $2,744 per year in tuition.

Financial Aid

An estimated $3,521,322 in financial aid was received by students at Crystal Lake colleges in 2008. Institutional grants and scholarships represented $3,475,891 of this aid. The school giving the most institutional grants and scholarships in Crystal Lake was McHenry County College, which gave students $1,760,661 in institutional financial aid.

Crystal Lake Student Demographics

Crystal Lake schools had an enrollment of 7,220 students in 2010. This is 1% of the total number of Illinois college students. With 6,811 students, McHenry County College had the highest total student enrollment in Crystal Lake. On the other hand, with only 155 students, First Institute Inc had the lowest enrollment in the city.

Graduation and Retention Rates

Approximately 78% of students who enroll as first year students at Crystal Lake schools return to complete their second year. The graduation rate for Crystal Lake schools is approximately 100%. First Institute Inc has a graduation rate of 94%, which is the highest in amongst Crystal Lake schools. The lowest graduation rate is 24% for McHenry County College.

Diversity

Approximately 58% of students enrolled in Crystal Lake schools are female. 32 students are over 24 years old for every 100 college students In Crystal Lake, . In 2009, 24 in 100 college students in Crystal Lake identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority. McHenry County College, with 25% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background, had the highest percentage of ethnically diverse students in Crystal Lake.

Crystal Lake Faculty Demographics

As of 2010, there were a total of 7,547 faculty employed by Crystal Lake colleges and universities. The ratio of female to male faculty was [Female Faculty Ratio] to [Male Faculty Ratio] for Crystal Lake schools. And 32% of faculty were from ethnically diverse backgrounds.

In 2009, Crystal Lake colleges and universities had on average of 1 faculty for every 1 students. Richland Community College had 1 faculty for every 1 student. This was the highest faculty to student ratio for schools in Crystal Lake.

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Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons 115,400 $25,310 $25,000 -0.4%
2
Office Clerks, General 80,230 $30,300 $28,240 11.6%
3
Registered Nurses 76,600 $71,010 $67,720 18.2%
4
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 50,600 $65,090 $54,330 7.2%
5
General and Operations Managers 44,560 $120,660 $113,100 4.6%
6
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 39,330 $47,140 $45,860 -19.5%
7
Security Guards 38,410 $25,390 $26,870 7.7%
8
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 36,460 $34,200 $32,000 -20.7%
9
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 34,860 $37,500 $35,340 -30.3%
10
Accountants and Auditors 30,650 $73,990 $68,960 -22.1%
11
Managers, All Other 30,290 $99,430 $102,160 44.1%
12
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 30,170 $55,820 $50,770 -16.6%
13
Construction Laborers 29,790 $41,520 $33,590 56.4%
14
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 29,440 $25,070 $25,140 -4.0%
15
Home Health Aides 27,260 $23,170 $21,760 91.3%
16
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 25,270 $43,570 $39,890 0.8%
17
Lawyers 23,840 $139,450 $129,440 -2.7%
18
Management Analysts 20,900 $91,240 $87,260 50.9%
19
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 20,770 $73,810 $55,620
20
Cooks, Restaurant 20,510 $22,910 $23,260 -5.0%
21
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 19,210 $68,520 $54,880 57.2%
22
Carpenters 17,750 $57,320 $43,890 -28.5%
23
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 16,830 $98,190 $95,130 28.1%
24
Financial Managers 16,450 $120,540 $116,970 7.7%
25
Computer Programmers 15,250 $77,650 $74,900
26
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 15,130 $41,330 $38,200 -11.3%
27
Electricians 14,810 $73,480 $51,810 -4.0%
28
Cooks, Fast Food 14,540 $19,140 $18,540 -20.8%
29
Billing and Posting Clerks 12,450 $34,570 $33,270 9.5%
30
Sales Managers 12,060 $108,960 $114,110 -0.3%
31
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 11,510 $29,250 $26,510 5.1%
32
Chief Executives 11,310 $173,690 $173,350 -13.7%
33
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 11,240 $44,390 $41,360 -11.0%
34
Software Developers, Applications 11,200 $91,270 $90,410
35
Medical Assistants 11,180 $31,670 $29,760 64.7%
36
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 10,700 $29,750 $29,200 29.4%
37
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 10,320 $143,540 $180,870 200.9%
38
Computer and Information Systems Managers 10,270 $116,710 $123,280 0.9%
39
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 9,860 $69,990 $50,360 -15.1%
40
Legal Secretaries 9,810 $45,840 $43,270 0.7%
41
Loan Officers 8,980 $76,800 $65,900 -20.9%
42
Administrative Services Managers 8,920 $69,350 $84,390 4.9%
43
Financial Analysts 8,830 $83,770 $86,040 -0.9%
44
Pharmacy Technicians 8,780 $31,030 $29,330 5.0%
45
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 8,630 $54,790 $43,850 15.2%
46
Social and Human Service Assistants 8,200 $30,310 $30,100 60.5%
47
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 8,080 $35,930 $35,920 37.9%
48
Graphic Designers 7,800 $53,900 $48,140 35.7%
49
Dental Assistants 7,580 $34,180 $34,140 -7.6%
50
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 7,510 $53,740 $49,640 59.1%