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Marketing Schools in Illinois

1,965 students earned Marketing degrees in Illinois in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Marketing is the 6th most popular major in the state out of a total 29 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Marketing Majors in Illinois

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,735
Master’s Degree 196
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 14
Associate’s Degree 8
Post-Master’s Certificate 7
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 7
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 2
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 2

Gender Distribution

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

Marketing Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.8%
  • Black or African American: 6.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 14.6%
  • White: 59.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.7%
  • Other Races: 6.2%
Marketing Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Marketing Grads in Illinois

81,330 people in the state and 1,378,870 in the nation are employed in jobs related to marketing.

Marketing Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Marketing Jobs in Illinois

Marketing grads earn an average of $107,910 in the state and $103,330 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 48 colleges in Illinois that offer marketing degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

291 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
20,878 Total Students

86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. It takes the average student 4.39 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

#2

DePaul University

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

Most students complete their degree in 4.22 years. This private school has an average net price of $28,410. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.10%.

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

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $17,302. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 62% of students receive it. In their early career, UIUC grads earn an average salary of $47,100.

174 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
32,324 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. The student loan default rate of 3.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,600 a year.

163 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
16,609 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 75%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.59 years.

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

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. The average student takes 4.15 years to complete their degree at Loyola Chicago. The full-time teacher rate is 51%.

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

This private institution charges an average net price of $24,840. The full-time teacher rate is 83%. Graduates earn an average $58,900 after graduation.

#8

North Central College

Naperville
64 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
2,888 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. The 3.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

59 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
11,695 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
7,806 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 79%. Graduates earn an average $34,400 after graduation. The student loan default rate is 7.20% which is lower than average.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
3,623 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.44 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 40%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Marketing Careers in IL

Some of the careers marketing majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 22% $57,340
Advertising and Promotions Managers 14% $108,300
Marketing Managers 9% $118,890
Sales Managers 8% $118,040

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

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Business Administration & Management 13,682
Accounting 4,307
Management Sciences & Methods 2,095
Finance & Financial Management 2,057
Business & Commerce 1,594
Human Resource Management 1,106
Business Support & Assistance 704
Management Information Systems 631

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