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Higher Education Administration Schools in Illinois

In 2018-2019, 140 students earned their Higher Education/Higher Education Administration degrees in IL.

A Higher Education Administration major is the 17th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Higher Education Administration Majors in Illinois

Higher Education/Higher Education Administration majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 111
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 15
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 15
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 15
Post-Master’s Certificate 14
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 14

Gender Distribution

In Illinois, a higher education/higher education administration major is more popular with women than with men.

Higher Education Administration Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of higher education/higher education administration majors in Illinois is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.9%
  • Black or African American: 28.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.6%
  • White: 46.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.4%
  • Other Races: 12.1%
Higher Education Administration Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Higher Education Administration Grads in Illinois

In this state, there are 10,050 people employed in jobs related to a higher education/higher education administration degree, compared to 184,430 nationwide.

Higher Education Administration Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Higher Education Administration Jobs in Illinois

Higher Education/Higher Education Administration grads earn an average of $80,440 in the state and $89,570 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 10 colleges in Illinois that offer higher education/higher education administration degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
17,007 Total Students

The 3.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. 51% of the teachers are full time.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
13,281 Total Students

94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. A typical student attending SIUE will pay a net price of $13,532. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
22,127 Total Students

66% of students get financical aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.12 years. Graduates earn an average $58,900 after graduation.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,992 Total Students

In their early career, NLU grads earn an average salary of $38,200. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. This private school has an average net price of $14,303.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
6,005 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 64%. An average student at Concordia University, Chicago will pay a net price of $16,403. It takes the average student 4.50 years to graduate.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
4,940 Total Students

35% of the teachers are full time. An average student at Benedictine U will pay a net price of $24,865. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
12,817 Total Students

83% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,843. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
2,494 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,400 a year. This private school has an average net price of $19,371. Most students complete their degree in 4.37 years.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
2,900 Total Students

99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.33 years to graduate.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
31,683 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,301. The average student takes 4.55 years to complete their degree at UIC. The student loan default rate of 3.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

Higher Education Administration Careers in IL

Some of the careers higher education/higher education administration majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Education Administrators 4% $74,470
Postsecondary Education Administrators 0% $85,250

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to higher education/higher education administration.

Major Annual Graduates in IL
General Educational Leadership 1,218
Other Educational Administration 145
Curriculum Administration 77
Educational System Administration 62
Adult Education Administration 40
Secondary School Administration 29
Urban Education & Leadership 23
Special Education Administration 19

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