Evanston has a total population of 74,239 and a student population of 20,444. Of these students, 19,853 are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
Of the 1 visual communications schools in Evanston, the largest visual communications school, by student population, is Northwestern University. In 2010, Northwestern University graduated approximately 8 students from its visual communications program.
A total of 10 students graduated with credentials in visual communications from visual communications schools in Evanston in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $38,463 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,685 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a visual communications program in Evanston. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,703 per year, on average, for room and board at Evanston-based visual communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $42,864.
If you plan on staying in Evanston after graduating from visual communications school, you should know that job prospects for visual communications professionals in Evanston, which is the most popular visual communications profession, are average. In 2010, there were 12,000 visual communications professionals in Illinois. Of these visual communications professionals, 7,800 were working in the greater Evanston area. The government projects that the number of visual communications professionals in Evanston 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 Evanston, 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.