River Forest has a total population of 11,635 and a student population of 8,958. Of these students, 5,049 are enrolled in schools that offer marketing programs.
The largest marketing school in River Forest, by student population, is Concordia University. In 2010, Concordia University graduated approximately 9 students with credentials in marketing.
A reported 9 students graduated with credentials in marketing in River Forest in 2010. If you decide to attend a marketing school in River Forest, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $23,455.
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 marketing program in River Forest. And if you live on campus at one of the River Forest-based marketing schools, you will have an added expense of $7,700 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $26,355.
If you plan on staying in River Forest after graduating from marketing school, you should know that job prospects for marketing professionals in River Forest, which is the most popular marketing profession, are good. There were 18,900 marketing professionals working in Illinois and 12,060 working in the greater River Forest area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of marketing professionals is expected to increase by 13% in River Forest. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for marketing professionals.