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Applied Mathematics Schools in Illinois

In 2018-2019, 372 students earned their Applied Math degrees in IL.

In this state, Applied Mathematics is the 105th most popular major out of a total 309 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Applied Mathematics Majors in Illinois

Applied Math majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 268
Bachelor’s Degree 92
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 12

Gender Distribution

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

Applied Mathematics Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of applied math majors in Illinois is as follows:

  • Asian: 8.3%
  • Black or African American: 0.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.1%
  • White: 16.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 69.1%
  • Other Races: 4.6%
Applied Mathematics Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Applied Mathematics Grads in Illinois

There are 28,530 people in the state and 671,020 people in the nation working in applied math jobs.

Applied Mathematics Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Applied Mathematics Jobs in Illinois

A typical salary for a applied math grad in the state is $93,200, compared to a typical salary of $100,990 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 13 colleges in Illinois that offer applied math degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

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

The average student takes 4.21 years to complete their degree at UIUC. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $17,302.

81 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
17,002 Total Students

83% of the teachers are full time. An average student at UChicago will pay a net price of $26,160. Graduates earn an average $54,300 after graduation.

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

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 66% of students receive it. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.00%. In their early career, Northwestern grads earn an average salary of $58,900.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
6,753 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.56 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. The student loan default rate is 2.40% which is lower than average.

#5

DePaul University

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

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. The average student takes 4.22 years to complete their degree at DePaul. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $42,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
89% Graduation Rate
2,944 Total Students

68% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 84% of students receive it. It takes the average student 4.10 years to graduate.

#7

Augustana College

Rock Island
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
2,543 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 76% are considered full time. In their early career, Augustana grads earn an average salary of $39,700.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
17,169 Total Students

95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 75% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
2,494 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 6.60% which is lower than average. This private institution charges an average net price of $19,371. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

#9

North Central College

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

This private school has an average net price of $23,599. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.19 years.

Applied Mathematics Careers in IL

Some of the careers applied math majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Statisticians 31% $82,830
Mathematicians 29% $104,050
Actuaries 23% $98,810
Financial Analysts 7% $79,310
Financial Specialists 6% $82,100
Natural Sciences Managers 4% $113,180
Economists 4% $104,230
Biological Scientists 4% $83,370
Mathematical Science Professors 2% $57,330

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

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Mathematics 1,124
Statistics 778
Other Statistics 3

View all majors related to Applied Mathematics

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