Illinois contains seven schools that offer floral design programs. Illinois Valley Community College, the highest-ranking floral design school in IL, has a total student population of 4,529 and is the 4648th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 floral design schools in Illinois, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Harper College comes out as the most expensive ($6,412/yr), with Danville Area Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,570/yr.
Floral Design students from Illinois schools who go on to become floral designers, architecture designers, designers, fashion designers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,470 people working as floral designers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $24,940. Also, Fashion designers make on average $74,410 per year and there are about 15,780 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Illinois alone, there are employed fashion designers earning an average yearly salary of $48,200. Floral designers in this state earn $24,610/yr and there are 2,730 employed.
Also, within the floral design schools in Illinois, the average student population is 3,360 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from floral design, 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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