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Schools Offering Human Services Programs in Illinois


Around 0.5% of Illinois's graduates graduate from human services degree programs every year. Thus, Illinois' 49 human services schools put out approximately 2,005 human services professionals each year.

Top Schools

Loyola University Chicago, which was ranked 28th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Illinois that has a human services program. It is located in Chicago. 309 students graduated with a degree in human services from Loyola University Chicago in 2010. Loyola University Chicago charged in-state students $32,114 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Illinois that has a human services program is University of Illinois at Chicago. University of Illinois at Chicago, which was ranked 29th in the country in 2010, is located in Chicago. In 2010, 212 students graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago human services program. University of Illinois at Chicago charged in-state students $12,053 in tuition fees per year.

Dominican University, which was ranked 29th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Illinois that has a human services program. It is located in River Forest. In 2010, 80 students graduated from Dominican University human services program. Dominican University charged in-state students $25,710 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Illinois' human services schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $12,927 per year, though tuition can range from $42,041 per year to $2,194 per year. The Illinois human services schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of Chicago - located in Chicago, students are charged $42,041 per year
  2. Loyola University Chicago - located in Chicago, students are charged $32,114 per year
  3. DePaul University - located in Chicago, students are charged $28,858 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Illinois human services schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Elgin Community College - located in Elgin, students are charged $2,194 per year
  2. Waubonsee Community College - located in Sugar Grove, students are charged $2,352 per year
  3. Rock Valley College - located in Rockford, students are charged $2,400 per year

A human services degree from an Illinois school... what next?

The largest populations of Illinois human services professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Cook County - 10,020 human services professionals
  2. Edwards County - 840 human services professionals
  3. Adams County - 780 human services professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 21,110 human services professionals will be working in Illinois state. This would require the number of human services professionals to grow by 22%.

Salary

On average, human services professionals earn $33,705 per year. In 2010, however, some Illinois human services professional earned as little as less than $17,680 per year or as much as more than $80,880 per year. The following counties in Illinois have the highest average salaries for human services professionals:

  1. Menard County - $40,090 per year
  2. Bureau County - $37,930 per year
  3. Boone County - $36,045 per year

On average, human services professionals earn the least in the following Illinois counties:

  1. Macon County - $22,190 per year
  2. Edwards County - $29,880 per year
  3. Kankakee County - $30,380 per year

On average, the highest paid human services professionals in Illinois were:

  1. Human Services Care Specialist - $37,800 per year
  2. Human Services Program Specialist - $29,610 per year

The human services professionals with lowest average salaries in Illinois were:

  1. Human Services Care Specialist - $37,800 per year
  2. Human Services Program Specialist - $29,610 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Illinois statistics regarding a career in human services. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as human services or sociology.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Human Services in Illinois
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Services in Illinois
  • Master's Degree in Human Services in Illinois
  • Doctoral Degree in Human Services in Illinois
  • Certificate in Human Services in Illinois

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,131 miles from location University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign IL 49.1299 41% 43,881
6,125 miles from location College of DuPage Glen Ellyn IL 13.8242 n/a 27,083
6,104 miles from location University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago IL 70.7646 34% 26,840
6,103 miles from location DePaul University Chicago IL 35.6436 31% 25,072
6,172 miles from location Illinois State University Normal IL 37.9275 35% 21,184
6,182 miles from location Southern Illinois University Carbondale Carbondale IL 29.5829 31% 20,350
6,123 miles from location College of Lake County Grayslake IL 13.4699 n/a 18,092
6,103 miles from location Loyola University Chicago Chicago IL 72.1483 15% 15,879
6,101 miles from location University of Chicago Chicago IL 45.3883 36% 15,094
6,221 miles from location Southwestern Illinois College Belleville IL 13.7244 n/a 14,440
6,221 miles from location Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Edwardsville IL 27.5134 33% 13,940
6,111 miles from location City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College Chicago IL 8.94698 n/a 12,866
6,261 miles from location Western Illinois University Macomb IL 32.0587 31% 12,679
6,116 miles from location Oakton Community College Des Plaines IL 11.0092 n/a 12,087
6,139 miles from location Elgin Community College Elgin IL 15.1103 n/a 11,704
6,107 miles from location Northeastern Illinois University Chicago IL 17.0681 36% 11,631
6,146 miles from location Waubonsee Community College Sugar Grove IL 14.036 n/a 10,532
6,173 miles from location Rock Valley College Rockford IL 14.228 n/a 8,659
6,103 miles from location City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College Chicago IL 6.60952 n/a 8,464
6,138 miles from location Lake Land College Mattoon IL 14.784 n/a 7,945
6,103 miles from location Roosevelt University Chicago IL 22.8963 28% 7,306
6,102 miles from location South Suburban College South Holland IL 10.1002 n/a 7,279
6,102 miles from location Chicago State University Chicago IL 15.9923 34% 7,235
6,103 miles from location City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College Chicago IL 7.01976 n/a 7,180
6,125 miles from location Lewis University Romeoville IL 29.2285 33% 5,847
6,205 miles from location Bradley University Peoria IL 35.5501 24% 5,800
6,106 miles from location Governors State University Park Forest IL 1.76028 n/a 5,674
6,112 miles from location Concordia University River Forest IL 24.8943 25% 5,049
6,204 miles from location University of Illinois at Springfield Springfield IL 32.5018 37% 4,977
6,105 miles from location Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College Mount Carmel IL 20.0365 n/a 4,810
6,114 miles from location Olivet Nazarene University Bourbonnais IL 28.6851 66% 4,666
6,178 miles from location Illinois Valley Community College Oglesby IL 16.1917 n/a 4,529
6,140 miles from location Aurora University Aurora IL 24.849 36% 4,355
6,113 miles from location Dominican University River Forest IL 65.2729 34% 3,909
6,119 miles from location Elmhurst College Elmhurst IL 64.8476 30% 3,363
6,126 miles from location University of St Francis Joliet IL 58.1609 35% 3,352
6,174 miles from location Shawnee Community College Ullin IL 14.0648 n/a 2,834
6,244 miles from location Carl Sandburg College Galesburg IL 14.1935 n/a 2,661
6,198 miles from location Sauk Valley Community College Dixon IL 15.3721 n/a 2,504
6,170 miles from location Millikin University Decatur IL 61.8731 28% 2,314
6,298 miles from location Quincy University Quincy IL 21.8699 29% 1,845
6,193 miles from location Greenville College Greenville IL 55.1301 35% 1,576
6,124 miles from location University of Phoenix-Chicago Campus Schaumburg IL 7.13197 n/a 1,546
6,111 miles from location Trinity Christian College Palos Heights IL 26.9291 38% 1,450
6,105 miles from location Saint Augustine College Chicago IL 8.94577 n/a 1,430
6,137 miles from location Judson University Elgin IL 26.4629 44% 1,231
6,190 miles from location Lincoln Christian University Lincoln IL 26.7024 80% 993
6,206 miles from location Springfield College in Illinois Springfield IL 23.0466 n/a 559
6,237 miles from location MacMurray College Jacksonville IL 28.2629 33% 518
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Social and Human Service Assistants + 12,730 $29,610 42.9%
2
Rehabilitation Counselors + 3,370 $37,800 -11.1%
 

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