Joliet has a total population of 106,221 and a student population of 18,860. Of these students, 3,352 are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
The largest visual communications school in Joliet, by student population, is University of St Francis. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Visual Communications program at University of St Francis.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a visual communications degree from one of Joliet's visual communications schools. In 2009 tuition at visual communications schools in Joliet was $22,698 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for visual communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,938 per year, on average, for room and board at Joliet-based visual communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $26,118.
If you plan on staying in Joliet after graduating from visual communications school, you should know that job prospects for visual communications professionals in Joliet, which is the most popular visual communications profession, are average. In 2010, of the 12,000 visual communications professionals in Illinois, 7,800 were working in the greater Joliet area. Joliet's visual communications professional workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a visual communications professional in Joliet is $48,230 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for visual communications professionals.