River Forest has a general population of 11,635 and an overall student population of 8,958. Approximately 3,909 of River Forest's students are enrolled in schools that offer public relations programs.
The largest public relations school in River Forest, by student population, is Dominican University. In 2010, Dominican University graduated approximately 9 students with credentials in public relations.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a public relations degree from one of River Forest's public relations schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,700 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for public relations related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the River Forest-based public relations schools, you will have an added expense of $8,100 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $29,575.
If you decide to work as a public relations professional in River Forest, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 2,300 public relations professionals in Illinois. Of these public relations professionals, 2,190 were working in the greater River Forest area. River Forest's public relations professional workforce is projected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for public relations professionals.
As a public relations professional in River Forest, you can expect to make an average salary of $82,970 per year. This is higher than the average salary for public relations professionals in the state.