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So you're from Mount Prospect, IL?

Fortunately for you, Mount Prospect, 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!


 

Mount Prospect College and University Demographics

The 2 colleges and universities in Mount Prospect offer 11 degree and certificate programs in fields ranging from web page, digital/multimedia and information resources design to criminal justice/law enforcement administration to pastoral studies/counseling.

The top-ranked school in Mount Prospect is Christian Life College, with a nationwide rank of 57th in 2010. The school has approximately 44 students. Approximately 100% of students studying at Christian Life College choose to study Theology, making it the most popular course of study at the school.

Tuition

Although tuition varies from school to school, the average tuition for Mount Prospect schools is $14,319 per year. In Mount Prospect, tuition rates can vary from $18,048 per year to $10,590 per year. The school charging the highest tuition rates is ITT Technical Institute-Mount Prospect, while the school with the lowest tuition rates is Christian Life College.

Financial Aid

An estimated $0 in financial aid was received by students at Mount Prospect colleges in 2008. Institutional grants and scholarships represented $0 of this aid. The highest amount of institutional grants and scholarships given to students by a local college was $0, which was given by Christian Life College.

Mount Prospect Student Demographics

Approximately 0% of Illinois students were enrolled in Mount Prospect colleges in 2010. That is 593 students. The school with the highest number of student enrolled in Mount Prospect was ITT Technical Institute-Mount Prospect, with 549 students. Christian Life College, with only 44 students, had the lowest total enrollment in Mount Prospect.

Graduation and Retention Rates

The retention rate for Mount Prospect colleges and universities, which is the percent of students who return to college after their first year, is about 92%. For every 100 students who enroll in Mount Prospect schools, 71 eventually graduate. The Mount Prospect college with the highest graduation rate is Christian Life College, which has a graduation rate of 83%. The Mount Prospect college with the lowest graduation rate is ITT Technical Institute-Mount Prospect, which has a graduation rate of 59%.

Diversity

The ratio of female to male students enrolled in Mount Prospect schools is 17 to 83. 0% of Mount Prospect college students are 24 years old or younger. In 2009, 48 in 100 college students in Mount Prospect identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority. Christian Life College, with 63% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background, had the highest percentage of ethnically diverse students in Mount Prospect.

Mount Prospect Faculty Demographics

As of 2010, there were a total of 801 faculty employed by Mount Prospect colleges and universities. The ratio of female to male faculty was [Female Faculty Ratio] to [Male Faculty Ratio] for Mount Prospect schools. And 31% of faculty were from ethnically diverse backgrounds.

The average faculty to student ratio for Mount Prospect schools was 1 to 1 in 2009. Richland Community College had 1 faculty for every 1 student. This was the highest faculty to student ratio for schools in Mount Prospect.

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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%