Illinois contains seven schools that offer audio production programs. Northwestern University, the highest-ranking audio production school in IL, has a total student population of 19,853 and is the 11th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 audio production schools in Illinois, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northwestern University comes out as the most expensive ($28,371/yr), with Illinois State University as the lowest recorded at only $12,202/yr.
Audio Production students from Illinois schools who go on to become audio production engineers, audio professionals, audio engineers, audio producers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Audio and video equipment technicians make on average $42,450 per year and there are about 46,070 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the audio production schools in Illinois, the average student population is 3,360 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from audio production, there are 7983 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,830 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $7,282, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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