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So you're from Wheaton, IL?

Fortunately for you, Wheaton, 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!


 

Wheaton College and University Demographics

Wheaton's 2 colleges and universities offer a total of 45 degree and certificate programs for you to choose from, in fields ranging from french language and literature to political science and government, general to aesthetician/esthetician and skin care specialist.

The top-ranked school in Wheaton is Wheaton College, with a nationwide rank of 20th in 2010. The school has approximately 2,920 students. Approximately 12% of students studying at Wheaton College choose to study Finance, making it the most popular course of study at the school.

Tuition

Wheaton schools charge an average tuition of $13,790 per year. To see the variation in tuition rates at different colleges in Wheaton, compare the tuition at Wheaton College, which charges students $27,580 per year, to the tuition at Wheaton College, which charges students $27,580 per year in tuition.

Financial Aid

An estimated $0 in financial aid was received by students at Wheaton colleges in 2008. Institutional grants and scholarships represented $0 of this aid. The school giving the most institutional grants and scholarships in Wheaton was Hair Professionals Academy of Cosmetology, which gave students $0 in institutional financial aid.

Wheaton Student Demographics

Approximately 0% of Illinois students were enrolled in Wheaton colleges in 2010. That is 3,150 students. Wheaton College had the most number of students of any college in Wheaton, with 2,920 students. Hair Professionals Academy of Cosmetology, with 230 students, had the least number of students.

Graduation and Retention Rates

For every 100 students who enroll in Wheaton schools, 92 return to start their second year of college. The graduation rate for Wheaton schools is approximately 83%. Graduation rates, however, can vary from college to college. Wheaton College has a graduation rate of 88%, while Hair Professionals Academy of Cosmetology has a graduation rate of 77%.

Diversity

The ratio of female to male students enrolled in Wheaton schools is 54 to 46. 1% of Wheaton college students are older than 24 years. In 2009, 23% of Wheaton college students identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority. Hair Professionals Academy of Cosmetology, with 32% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background, had the highest percentage of ethnically diverse students in Wheaton.

Wheaton Faculty Demographics

In 2010, Wheaton colleges and universities employed a total of 186 faculty. 46% of faculty members at Wheaton schools were female. 2% of them identified themselves as being racially or ethnically diverse.

Wheaton schools had an average faculty to student ratio of 1 to 19 in 2009. Richland Community College had 1 faculty for every 1 student. This was the highest faculty to student ratio for schools in Wheaton.

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We've ranked the top 50 jobs in Wheaton, 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 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%