Champaign, Illinois has 2 visual communications schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in visual communications. Champaign has a general population of 67,518 and an overall student population of 53,696. Approximately 53,514 of Champaign's students are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
Of the 2 visual communications schools in Champaign, the largest visual communications school, by student population, is University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 2010, approximately 38 students graduated from the Visual Communications program at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
In 2010, 51 students graduated with a visual communications degree from one of Champaign's visual communications schools. If you decide to attend one of Champaign's visual communications schools, you can expect to pay an average of $25,522 per year in instate tuition and $39,664 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for visual communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Champaign-based visual communications schools, you will have an added expense of $9,284 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,590.
If you decide to work as a visual communications professional in Champaign, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 12,000 visual communications professionals in Illinois. Of these visual communications professionals, 180 were working in the greater Champaign area. The government projects that the number of visual communications professionals in Champaign will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
As a visual communications professional in Champaign, you can expect to make an average salary of $37,830 per year. This is higher than the average salary for visual communications professionals in the state.
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