Champaign has a general population of 67,518 and an overall student population of 53,696. Approximately 43,881 of Champaign's students are enrolled in schools that offer advertising programs.
The largest advertising school in Champaign, by student population, is University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 2010, approximately 175 students graduated from the Advertising program at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
A reported 175 students graduated with credentials in advertising in Champaign in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,522 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Champaign advertising schools was an average of $39,664 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 advertising program in Champaign. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,284 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 an advertiser in Champaign, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 6,950 advertisers in Illinois, 110 were working in the greater Champaign area. The government projects that the number of advertisers in Champaign will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for advertisers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an advertiser in Champaign is $57,000 per year, which is higher than the average for advertisers state-wide.