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Secondary Education Schools in Illinois

337 students earned Secondary Teaching degrees in Illinois in the 2018-2019 year.

A Secondary Education major is the 8th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Secondary Education Majors in Illinois

Secondary Teaching majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 206
Bachelor’s Degree 131

Gender Distribution

In Illinois, a secondary teaching major is more popular with women than with men.

Secondary Education Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of secondary teaching majors in Illinois is as follows:

  • Asian: 5.0%
  • Black or African American: 4.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 13.9%
  • White: 68.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.3%
  • Other Races: 8.6%
Secondary Education Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Secondary Education Grads in Illinois

There are 43,720 people in the state and 1,051,570 people in the nation working in secondary teaching jobs.

Secondary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Secondary Education Jobs in Illinois

A typical salary for a secondary teaching grad in the state is $72,370, compared to a typical salary of $64,340 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 26 colleges in Illinois that offer secondary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

DePaul University

Chicago
76 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
22,437 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. The student loan default rate of 4.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,992 Total Students

93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. It takes the average student 5.00 years to graduate.

#3

North Central College

Naperville
26 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
2,928 Total Students

An average student at North Central will pay a net price of $23,599. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. 46% of the teachers are full time.

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

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

#5

Lewis University

Romeoville
22 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
6,440 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.38 years to graduate. 99% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
6,005 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,600 after earning their degree at this institution. This private school has an average net price of $17,613. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 30% are considered full time.

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

The student loan default rate of 5.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
4,329 Total Students

98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.45 years to complete their degree at Roosevelt. The student loan default rate is 6.70% which is lower than average.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
49,702 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 1.90% which is lower than average. 75% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending UIUC will pay a net price of $17,302.

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

The student loan default rate is 1.00% which is lower than average. 83% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $58,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

Secondary Education Careers in IL

Some of the careers secondary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
High School Teachers 4% $67,680

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to secondary teaching.

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Elementary Education 1,379
Early Childhood Education 756
Middle School Education & Teaching 223
Teacher Development & Methodology 85
Teacher Education 56
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 15
Adult & Continuing Education 4

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