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Horticulture Schools in Illinois

In 2018-2019, 656 students earned their Horticulture degrees in IL.

As a degree choice, Horticulture is the 72nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Horticulture Majors in Illinois

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 400
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 166
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 166
Associate’s Degree 80
Bachelor’s Degree 10

Gender Distribution

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

Horticulture Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Black or African American: 24.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.1%
  • White: 61.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.3%
  • Other Races: 3.0%
Horticulture Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Horticulture Grads in Illinois

44,350 people in the state and 1,323,000 in the nation are employed in jobs related to horticulture.

Horticulture Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Horticulture Jobs in Illinois

Horticulture grads earn an average of $54,340 in the state and $51,280 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 20 colleges in Illinois that offer horticulture degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Lake Land College

Mattoon
464 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,466 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,809. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,200 after earning their degree at this institution. 76% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#2

College of DuPage

Glen Ellyn
40 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,903 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,569. 57% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 22% of the teachers are full time.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,318 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,688. Graduates earn an average $25,800 after graduation. 50% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,060 Total Students

39% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 69% get financial aid.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,521 Total Students

22% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 36 to 1. 65% of students get financical aid.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,508 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,650. Graduates earn an average $22,000 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

#7

McHenry County College

Crystal Lake
11 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,473 Total Students

In their early career, MCC grads earn an average salary of $29,000. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 43% of students receive it. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,743 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,800 a year. 24% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $4,928.

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

93% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.47 years to graduate. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,200 a year.

#10

Triton College

River Grove
9 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,571 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 28%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,300 after earning their degree at this institution. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Horticulture Careers in IL

Some of the careers horticulture majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Supervisors 5% $51,340
Retail Sales Supervisors 3% $38,250
Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers 1% $60,090
Pesticide Applicators 0% $37,880
Agricultural Sciences Professors 0% $83,060

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

Major Annual Graduates in IL
General Agriculture 416
Agricultural Economics 408
Animal Science 210
Agricultural Mechanization 187
Food Science Technology 183
Agricultural Production 174
Plant Sciences 86
Animal Services 33

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