Macomb has a general population of 18,558 and an overall student population of 12,679. Approximately 12,679 of Macomb's students are enrolled in schools that offer graphic design programs.
Of the 1 graphic design schools in Macomb, the largest graphic design school, by student population, is Western Illinois University. In 2010, approximately 43 students graduated from the Graphic Design program at Western Illinois University.
In 2010, 43 students graduated with a graphic design degree in Macomb. Tuition in 2009 at Macomb's graphic design schools was $21,692 per year for instate students and $25,081 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a graphic design program in Macomb. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,642 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Macomb after graduating from graphic design school, you should know that job prospects for graphic designers in Macomb, which is the most popular graphic design profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 76 graphic designers in Illinois were working in the greater Macomb area. The government projects that the number of graphic designers in Macomb will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for graphic designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a graphic designer in Macomb is $33,570 per year, which is lower than the average for graphic designers state-wide.
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