Illinois contains 88 schools that offer entertainment business programs. Northwestern University, the highest-ranking entertainment business school in IL, has a total student population of 19,853 and is the 11th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 88 entertainment business schools in Illinois, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kendall College comes out as the most expensive ($33,701/yr), with Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Lincoln Trail College as the lowest recorded at only $2,330/yr.
Entertainment Business students from Illinois schools who go on to become entertainment business workers, entertainers, entertainment business consultants, entertainment business specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 45,080 people working as entertainment attendants and related workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $21,020. Also, Set and exhibit designers make on average $50,600 per year and there are about 7,940 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Illinois alone, there are 370 employed set and exhibit designers earning an average yearly salary of $47,800. Entertainment attendants and related workers in this state earn $21,400/yr and there are 1,260 employed.
Also, within the entertainment business schools in Illinois, the average student population is 3,360 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from entertainment business, 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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