With an overall population of 67,518 and a student population of 53,696, approximately 43,881 of Champaign students attend one of Champaign's schools that offer human resources programs.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is the largest human resources school in Champaign, based on student population. In 2010, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign graduated approximately 100 students from its human resources program.
In 2010, 100 students graduated with a human resources degree in Champaign. If you decide to attend one of Champaign's human resources schools, you can expect to pay an average of $25,522 per year in instate tuition and $39,664 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for human resources related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,284 per year, on average, for room and board at Champaign-based human resources schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many human resources graduates choose to work as human resource professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Champaign, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 6,350 human resource professionals in Illinois, 70 were working in the greater Champaign area. Champaign's human resource professional workforce is projected to decrease by -5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for human resource professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a human resource professional in Champaign is $31,800 per year, which is lower than the average for human resource professionals state-wide.