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Human Resource Management Schools in Illinois

1,106 HR students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Human Resource Management is the 8th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Human Resource Management Majors in Illinois

HR majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 516
Bachelor’s Degree 298
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 118
Post-Master’s Certificate 103
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 103
Associate’s Degree 27
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 24
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 24
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 20
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 20
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 20

Gender Distribution

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

Human Resource Management Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of HR majors in Illinois is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.9%
  • Black or African American: 18.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 14.2%
  • White: 43.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.6%
  • Other Races: 11.8%
Human Resource Management Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Human Resource Management Grads in Illinois

In this state, there are 60,840 people employed in jobs related to a HR degree, compared to 1,325,020 nationwide.

Human Resource Management Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Human Resource Management Jobs in Illinois

In this state, HR grads earn an average of $67,110. Nationwide, they make an average of $70,730.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 41 colleges in Illinois that offer HR degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

216 Degrees in Major Awarded
20% Graduation Rate
18,195 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.44 years to graduate. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 9.90% student loan default rate is lower than average.

123 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
51,605 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 4.21 years to graduate. 62% of students get financical aid.

94 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
4,401 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 5.00% which is lower than average. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $24,865.

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
4,071 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.45 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $22,702.

#5

DePaul University

Chicago
64 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
22,064 Total Students

49% of the teachers are full time. It takes the average student 4.22 years to graduate. 98% of students get financical aid.

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
22% Graduation Rate
7,423 Total Students

85% of students get financical aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $19,287. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.90%.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
17,159 Total Students

An average student at Loyola Chicago will pay a net price of $34,024. 98% of students get financical aid. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,318 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $25,800 after graduation. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 50% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
22,448 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.00%. The average student takes 4.12 years to complete their degree at Northwestern. This private school has an average net price of $24,840.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
2,292 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,400 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate is 6.60% which is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

Human Resource Management Careers in IL

Some of the careers HR majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Training and Development Managers 10% $108,990
Training and Development Specialists 10% $63,200
Human Resources Managers 8% $106,370
Human Resources Specialists 6% $58,060
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 6% $62,430
Compensation and Benefits Managers 4% $113,700
Labor Relations Specialists -11% $59,460

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

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Business Administration & Management 13,682
Accounting 4,307
Management Sciences & Methods 2,095
Finance & Financial Management 2,057
Marketing 1,965
Business & Commerce 1,594
Business Support & Assistance 704
Management Information Systems 631

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