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Design Schools in Chicago, Illinois

Design Schools in Chicago, IL

There are 15 design schools in Chicago, Illinois. With an overall population of 2,896,016 and a student population of 248,289, approximately 111,613 of Chicago students attend one of Chicago's schools that offer design programs.

The largest design school in Chicago, by student population, is Harrington College of Design. Approximately 252 students graduated in 2010 from Harrington College of Design with credentials in design.

In 2010, 872 students graduated with a design degree in Chicago. Tuition in 2009 at Chicago's design schools was $41,661 per year for instate students and $43,431 per year for out of state students.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,790 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a design program in Chicago. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,742 per year, on average, for room and board at Chicago-based design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $24,509.

Design Salaries and Career Outlook in Chicago

If you plan on staying in Chicago after graduating from design school, you should know that job prospects for designers in Chicago, which is the most popular design profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 designers in Illinois were working in the greater Chicago area. The government projects that the number of designers in Chicago will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for designers.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Chicago is $48,230 per year, which is higher than the average for designers state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Design Degree in Chicago
  • Associates Degree in Design
  • Bachelors Degree in Design
  • Design Classes
  • Design Courses
  • Design Training

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  1. 1University of Illinois at ChicagoUniversity of Illinois at Chicago

    Address:
    601 S Morgan, Chicago, Illinois 60607

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2Loyola University ChicagoLoyola University Chicago

    Address:
    1032 W. Sheridan Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60660

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  3. 3University of ChicagoUniversity of Chicago

    Address:
    5801 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60637

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  4. 4City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman CollegeCity Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College

    Address:
    1145 W Wilson Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60640-6063

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  5. 5Columbia College ChicagoColumbia College Chicago

    Address:
    600 South Michigan, Chicago, Illinois 60605-1996

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  6. 6City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington CollegeCity Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College

    Address:
    30 E Lake St, Chicago, Illinois 60601-2449

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  7. 7Illinois Institute of TechnologyIllinois Institute of Technology

    Address:
    3300 S Federal St, Chicago, Illinois 60616

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  8. 8Robert Morris University IllinoisRobert Morris University Illinois

    Address:
    401 S State Street, Chicago, Illinois 60605

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  9. 9School of the Art Institute of ChicagoSchool of the Art Institute of Chicago

    Address:
    36 S Wabash, Chicago, Illinois 60603

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  10. 10Harrington College of DesignHarrington College of Design

    Address:
    200 W. Madison, Chicago, Illinois 60606

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  11. 11Northwestern CollegeNorthwestern College

    Address:
    4829 North Lipps Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60630

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  12. 12Westwood College-O'Hare AirportWestwood College-O'Hare Airport

    Address:
    8501 W. Higgins Road Suite 100, Chicago, Illinois 60631

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree

  13. 13Westwood College-Chicago LoopWestwood College-Chicago Loop

    Address:
    17 N State St-Ste 300, Chicago, Illinois 60602

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree

  14. 14American Academy of ArtAmerican Academy of Art

    Address:
    332 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60604-4302

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree

  15. 15Fox College IncFox College Inc

    Address:
    6640 S. Cicero, Bedford Park, Illinois 60638

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

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