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Fortunately for you, Galesburg, 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!


 

Galesburg College and University Demographics

Galesburg's 2 colleges and universities offer a total of 58 degree and certificate programs for you to choose from, in fields ranging from psychology, general to cad/cadd drafting and/or design technology/technician to liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies.

The top-ranked school in Galesburg is Knox College, with a nationwide rank of 28th in 2010. The school has approximately 1,407 students. Amongst students at Knox College, the most popular area of study is Creative Writing.

Tuition

Average tuition for students at Galesburg colleges and universities is $18,530 per year. The Galesburg school charging the highest tuition rates is Knox College, which charges students $33,024 per year. The lowest tuition rate in Galesburg is at Carl Sandburg College, which charges students $4,035 per year in tuition.

Financial Aid

An estimated $7,576,450 in financial aid was received by students at Galesburg colleges in 2008. Institutional grants and scholarships represented $7,521,025 of this aid. Carl Sandburg College gave its students $3,788,225 in institutional financial aid. This was the highest amount of financial aid given by any Galesburg school.

Galesburg Student Demographics

Galesburg schools had an enrollment of 4,068 students in 2010. This is 0% of the total number of Illinois college students. With 2,661 students, Carl Sandburg College had the highest total student enrollment in Galesburg. On the other hand, with only 1,407 students, Knox College had the lowest enrollment in the city.

Graduation and Retention Rates

For every 100 students who enroll in Galesburg schools, 72 return to start their second year of college. The graduation rate for Galesburg schools is approximately 52%. The Galesburg college with the highest graduation rate is Knox College, which has a graduation rate of 73%. The Galesburg college with the lowest graduation rate is Carl Sandburg College, which has a graduation rate of 30%.

Diversity

Of the 4,068 students attending Galesburg schools, 62% are female. 78% of Galesburg college students are 24 years old or younger. In 2009, 15% of Galesburg college students identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority. The Galesburg school with the highest percentage of minority students was Knox College, with 27% of students identifying themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background.

Galesburg Faculty Demographics

Galesburg schools had 419 faculty members in 2010. 52% of faculty members at Galesburg schools were female. 48% of them identified themselves as being racially or ethnically diverse.

In 2009, Galesburg colleges and universities had on average of 1 faculty for every 14 students. Richland Community College had 1 faculty for every 1 student. This was the highest faculty to student ratio for schools in Galesburg.

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
0 miles from location Carl Sandburg College Galesburg IL 14.1935 n/a 2,661
0 miles from location Knox College Galesburg IL 71.7695 20% 1,407
 
 

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We've ranked the top 50 jobs in Galesburg, 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