Huntley Illinois
Economic Development

EDUCATION / TRAINING

Colleges, Universities and Other Vocational Training Opportunities
The state's top-flight universities includes nearly 30 schools such as Northwestern University, the University of Chicago and the University of Illinois, which graduate a steady stream of highly-educated individuals. Local schools including Northern Illinois University, McHenry County CollegeElgin Community College and Harper College provide outstanding traditional education programs, as well as comprehensive non-credit continuing education programs to assist local business in their ongoing training needs.


Crain's Chicago Business has published a listing of 28 Chicago area MBA programs with detailed admittance, performance and tuition information.  For additional information about these programs, select the link below:


Chicago Area MBA Programs

 


While Illinois' workforce maintains a higher percentage of those with degrees than workers in surrounding states, those with degrees in the Huntley workforce area represent an even greater percentage.  Those who reside in the Huntley workforce area and maintain at least a bachelor's degree represent nearly 38% of the workforce while those with advanced degrees represent nearly 14% resulting in a greater number of recruits for higher skill level and managment positions. (esri ACS Population Summary 1-2013)




While Illinois' college graduate rate compares favorably to its surrounding states, the Chicago metro area produces some of the most technology savvy graduates among all metro U.S. communities.  As seen below, Chicago is among the top 10 metro areas in the U.S. when measured in the number of graduates in Computer Engineering, Programming and Database Administration:



























B
usiness in Huntley also benefits from close proximity to numerous colleges, universities and independent organizations which provide degree and non-degreed education and training to employees.  To learn more, visit the links below.

 

 

Additionally, area residents and employees can take advantage of some of the highest quality traditional degree-oriented educational institutions in the world including:

 


Huntley First! is a premier online resource for available properties and economic development information for Huntley Illinois, Northern Illinois and the Chicago region. Site selectors and economic development professionals will find a wealth of information, statistics, demographics and available property here. For more information regarding available properties and economic development opportunities, please contact the Village of Huntley Illinois, or email Margo Griffin at mgriffin@huntley.il.us.

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Where is Huntley?

Strategically located at I-90 and Rt. 47. Only 30 miles from O'Hare Airport and Rockford-Chicago Airport.

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