Macomb has a general population of 18,558 and an overall student population of 12,679. Approximately 12,679 of Macomb's students are enrolled in schools that offer homeland security programs.
Macomb's largest homeland security school is Western Illinois University. In 2010, Western Illinois University graduated approximately 14 students from its homeland security program.
A reported 14 students graduated with credentials in homeland security in Macomb in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,692 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Macomb homeland security schools was an average of $25,081 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a homeland security program in Macomb. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,642 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a homeland security professional in Macomb, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 143 homeland security professionals in Illinois were working in the greater Macomb area. Macomb's homeland security professional workforce is projected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for homeland security professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a homeland security professional in Macomb is $20,930 per year, which is lower than the average for homeland security professionals state-wide.
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