If you decide that you want to get a graphic design degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 graphic design schools in Champaign, Illinois. Champaign has a total population of 67,518 and a student population of 53,696. Of these students, 53,514 are enrolled in schools that offer graphic design programs.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is the largest graphic design school in Champaign, based on student population. In 2010, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign graduated approximately 24 students from its graphic design program.
In 2010, 33 students graduated with a graphic design degree from one of Champaign's graphic design schools. Tuition in 2009 at Champaign's graphic design schools was $25,522 per year for instate students and $39,664 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for graphic design related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,284 per year, on average, for room and board at Champaign-based graphic design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,590.
If you decide to work as a graphic designer in Champaign, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 63 graphic designers in Illinois were working in the greater Champaign area. The government projects that the number of graphic designers in Champaign will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for graphic designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a graphic designer in Champaign is $37,830 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for graphic designers.
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