Evanston has a total population of 74,239 and a student population of 20,444. Of these students, 19,853 are enrolled in schools that offer human resources programs.
Evanston's largest human resources school is Northwestern University. In 2010, Northwestern University graduated approximately 34 students with credentials in human resources.
In 2010, 40 students graduated with a human resources degree from one of Evanston's human resources schools. In 2009 tuition at human resources schools in Evanston was $38,463 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,685 for human resources related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,703 per year, on average, for room and board at Evanston-based human resources schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $42,864.
Many human resources graduates choose to work as human resource professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Evanston, your job prospects are not very good. There were 6,350 human resource professionals working in Illinois and 3,070 working in the greater Evanston area in 2010. The government projects that the number of human resource professionals in Evanston will 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 Evanston is $39,870 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for human resource professionals.