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 visual communications programs.
Of the 1 visual communications schools in Macomb, the largest visual communications school, by student population, is Western Illinois University. In 2010, Western Illinois University graduated approximately 6 students from its visual communications program.
A total of 6 students graduated with credentials in visual communications from visual communications schools in Macomb in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Macomb's visual communications 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 visual communications program in Macomb. And if you live on campus at one of the Macomb-based visual communications schools, you will have an added expense of $7,642 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a visual communications professional in Macomb, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 76 visual communications professionals in Illinois were working in the greater Macomb area. The number of visual communications professionals in Macomb is expected 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 Macomb is $33,570 per year, which is lower than the average for visual communications professionals state-wide.