Chicago Heights has a general population of 32,776 and an overall student population of 5,854. Approximately 5,854 of Chicago Heights's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Prairie State College is the largest art school in Chicago Heights, based on student population. In 2010, Prairie State College graduated approximately 6 students with credentials in art.
A total of 10 students graduated with credentials in art from art schools in Chicago Heights in 2010. If you decide to attend a art school in Chicago Heights, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,228.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,360 for art related books and supplies every year.
Many art graduates choose to work as artists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Chicago Heights, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 1,710 artists in Illinois. Of these artists, 760 were working in the greater Chicago Heights area. The government projects that the number of artists in Chicago Heights will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for artists.
As an artist in Chicago Heights, you can expect to make an average salary of $57,260 per year. This is higher than the average salary for artists in the state.
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