Illinois contains fourteen schools that offer interactive media design programs. Northwestern University, the highest-ranking interactive media design school in IL, has a total student population of 19,853 and is the 11th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 14 interactive media design schools in Illinois, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago comes out as the most expensive ($28,726/yr), with Parkland College as the lowest recorded at only $5,335/yr.
Interactive Media Design students from Illinois schools who go on to become interactive media designers, media designers, multimedia designers, digital media designers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Graphic designers make on average $47,820 per year and there are about 200,870 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the interactive media design schools in Illinois, the average student population is 3,360 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from interactive media 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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