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So you're from Schaumburg, IL?

Fortunately for you, Schaumburg, 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!


 

Schaumburg College and University Demographics

Schaumburg's 5 colleges and universities offer a total of 35 degree and certificate programs for you to choose from, in fields ranging from specialized merchandising, sales, and marketing operations, other to cinematography and film/video production to interior design.

The top-ranked school in Schaumburg is The Illinois Institute of Art-Schaumburg, with a nationwide rank of 72nd in 2010. The school has approximately 1,420 students. Amongst students at The Illinois Institute of Art-Schaumburg, the most popular area of study is Animation.

Tuition

Schaumburg schools charge an average tuition of $15,466 per year. In Schaumburg, tuition rates can vary from $19,812 per year to $11,040 per year. The school charging the highest tuition rates is Argosy University-Schaumburg, while the school with the lowest tuition rates is University of Phoenix-Chicago Campus.

Financial Aid

Schaumburg college students received $0 in grants, loans, and scholarships in 2008. Institutional grants and scholarships accounted for $0 of the total. The school giving the most institutional grants and scholarships in Schaumburg was University of Phoenix-Chicago Campus, which gave students $0 in institutional financial aid.

Schaumburg Student Demographics

In 2010, there were 31,789 students enrolled in colleges and universities in the city of Schaumburg. This is 3% of the total number of students enrolled in colleges throughout the state of Illinois. American InterContinental University-Online, with 26,630 students, had the highest number of students in Schaumburg, while Argosy University-Schaumburg, with only 773 students, had the lowest number.

Graduation and Retention Rates

For every 100 students who enroll in Schaumburg schools, 53 return to start their second year of college. Approximately 32% of students eventually graduate. The Illinois Institute of Art-Schaumburg has a graduation rate of 49%, which is the highest in amongst Schaumburg schools. The lowest graduation rate is 13% for University of Phoenix-Chicago Campus.

Diversity

The ratio of female to male students enrolled in Schaumburg schools is 65 to 35. The ratio of Schaumburg students who are 24 years old or younger to those who are over 24 years old is 0 to 100. For every 100 Schaumburg college students, 58 students identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background in 2009. University of Phoenix-Chicago Campus, with 85% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background, had the highest percentage of ethnically diverse students in Schaumburg.

Schaumburg Faculty Demographics

The total number of faculty employed by Schaumburg colleges and universities was 1,057. Of these faculty members, 48% were female. 17% identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority.

In 2009, Schaumburg colleges and universities had on average of 1 faculty for every 44 students. Richland Community College had faculty to student ratio of 1 to 1, which was the highest for all schools in Schaumburg.

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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%