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 visual communications programs.
Of the 1 visual communications schools in Chicago Heights, the largest visual communications school, by student population, is Prairie State College. Approximately 6 students graduated in 2010 from Prairie State College with credentials in visual communications.
A reported 6 students graduated with credentials in visual communications in Chicago Heights in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,228 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,360 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a visual communications program in Chicago Heights.
Many visual communications graduates choose to work as visual communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Chicago Heights, your job prospects are average. There were 12,000 visual communications professionals working in Illinois and 7,800 working in the greater Chicago Heights area in 2010. The number of visual communications professionals in Chicago Heights is expected to 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 Chicago Heights, you can expect to make an average salary of $48,230 per year. This is higher than the average salary for visual communications professionals in the state.