With an overall population of 64,808 and a student population of 2,202, approximately 2,066 of Bloomington students attend one of Bloomington's schools that offer visual communications programs.
The largest visual communications school in Bloomington, by student population, is Illinois Wesleyan University. Approximately 7 students graduated in 2010 from Illinois Wesleyan University with credentials in visual communications.
A reported 7 students graduated with credentials in visual communications in Bloomington in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $33,982 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $780 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a visual communications program in Bloomington. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,776 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Bloomington after graduating from visual communications school, you should know that job prospects for visual communications professionals in Bloomington, which is the most popular visual communications profession, are average. There were 12,000 visual communications professionals working in Illinois and 130 working in the greater Bloomington area in 2010. The government projects that the number of visual communications professionals in Bloomington will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
As a visual communications professional in Bloomington, you can expect to make an average salary of $30,980 per year. This is lower than the average salary for visual communications professionals in the state.