River Forest, Illinois has 2 visual communications schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in visual communications. With an overall population of 11,635 and a student population of 8,958, approximately 8,958 of River Forest students attend one of River Forest's schools that offer visual communications programs.
Dominican University is the largest visual communications school in River Forest, based on student population. In 2010, Dominican University graduated approximately 15 students from its visual communications program.
A reported 18 students graduated with credentials in visual communications in River Forest in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,077 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for visual communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,900 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $27,965.
After graduating with your credentials in visual communications, if you decide to work as a visual communications professional in River Forest, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 12,000 visual communications professionals in Illinois. Of these visual communications professionals, 7,800 were working in the greater River Forest area. The government projects that the number of visual communications professionals in River Forest will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected 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 River Forest is $48,230 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for visual communications professionals.
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