River Forest has a total population of 11,635 and a student population of 8,958. Of these students, 3,909 are enrolled in schools that offer photography programs.
River Forest's largest photography school is Dominican University. In 2010, Dominican University graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in photography.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a photography degree in River Forest. If you decide to attend a photography school in River Forest, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $24,700.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for photography related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,100 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $29,575.
If you decide to work as a photographer in River Forest, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 5,360 photographers in Illinois, 1,990 were working in the greater River Forest area. The government projects that the number of photographers in River Forest will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for photographers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a photographer in River Forest is $36,910 per year, which is higher than the average for photographers state-wide.