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Homeland Security Schools in Illinois

In 2018-2019, 54 students earned their Homeland Security degrees in IL.

In this state, Homeland Security is the 222nd most popular major out of a total 309 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Homeland Security Majors in Illinois

Homeland Security majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Post-Master’s Certificate 16
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 16
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 13
Master’s Degree 9
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 7
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 7
Associate’s Degree 5
Bachelor’s Degree 4

Gender Distribution

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

Homeland Security Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of homeland security majors in Illinois is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 5.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.3%
  • White: 51.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 33.3%
Homeland Security Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Homeland Security Grads in Illinois

There are 13,450 people in the state and 866,300 people in the nation working in homeland security jobs.

Homeland Security Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Homeland Security Jobs in Illinois

In this state, homeland security grads earn an average of $66,970. Nationwide, they make an average of $76,990.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 9 colleges in Illinois that offer homeland security degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

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

The 5.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. This private school has an average net price of $24,865. It takes the average student 4.34 years to graduate.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,530 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 36%. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,382.

#3

Adler University

Chicago
9 Degrees in Major Awarded

98% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate is 2.90% which is lower than average.

#4

College of DuPage

Glen Ellyn
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
24,900 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 22%. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $6,569.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,762 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,192. Graduates earn an average $26,000 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,777 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $3,177. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 26% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 29 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,875 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 66% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,700 a year.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,193 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 24%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 51% of students receive it. In their early career, College of Lake County grads earn an average salary of $26,800.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
892 Total Students

In their early career, Lincoln Trail College grads earn an average salary of $22,600. The full-time teacher rate is 16%. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Homeland Security Careers in IL

Some of the careers homeland security majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Emergency Management Directors 8% $77,880
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 7% $51,150
Police and Detective Supervisors 4% $109,200
Protective Service Worker Supervisors 4% $40,830

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

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Criminal Justice & Corrections 3,224
Fire Protection 658
Other Homeland Security 10

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