If you are interested in pursuing math, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 math schools in Springfield, Illinois. With an overall population of 111,454 and a student population of 14,629, approximately 5,536 of Springfield students attend one of Springfield's schools that offer math programs.
University of Illinois at Springfield is the largest math school in Springfield, based on student population. In 2010, University of Illinois at Springfield graduated approximately 19 students from its math program.
A total of 20 students graduated with credentials in math from math schools in Springfield in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Springfield's math schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,305 per year in instate tuition and $22,965 per year in out of state tuition.
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 math program in Springfield. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,600 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,470.
After graduating with your credentials in math, if you decide to work as a math professional in Springfield, your job prospects are good. There were 1,190 math professionals working in Illinois and 70 working in the greater Springfield area in 2010. The number of math professionals in Springfield is expected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for math professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a math professional in Springfield is $74,610 per year, which is higher than the average for math professionals state-wide.
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