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Advertising Schools in Illinois

There are 26 Illinois schools offering advertising programs. 881 students graduated with degrees from Illinois advertising schools in 2010. 582 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 144 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 802 students graduate from advertising programs in this state per year. This accounts for 6% of students who US schools graduate from advertising programs. More specifically, 115 students graduated with certificates in advertising, 144 with a degree at the associate's level, 582 with a bachelor's level degree, and 40 with a degree at the master's level.

26 advertising schools are in Illinois. And out of these, while 17 schools are private, nine schools are public. While tuition at a public advertising school is $13,096, tuition at a private advertising school varies from $14,227 to $32,114.

Average tuition for advertising programs is $23,458. While the lowest tuition in Illinois, which is $13,096 every year, is at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the highest tuition for advertising programs, which is $32,114 each year, is at Loyola University-Chicago.

Advertising schools in Illinois offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Advertising Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

On average, 802 students graduate from advertising programs in this state per year. This accounts for 6% of students who US schools graduate from advertising programs. More specifically, 115 students graduated with certificates in advertising, 144 with a degree at the associate's level, 582 with a bachelor's level degree, and 40 with a degree at the master's level.

Advertising Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 156
  • Certificate 2007: 155
  • Certificate 2008: 162
  • Certificate 2009: 115
  • Certificate 2010: 115
  • Associate 2006: 162
  • Associate 2007: 168
  • Associate 2008: 173
  • Associate 2009: 151
  • Associate 2010: 144
  • Bachelor 2006: 264
  • Bachelor 2007: 278
  • Bachelor 2008: 350
  • Bachelor 2009: 526
  • Bachelor 2010: 582
  • Master 2006: 17
  • Master 2007: 47
  • Master 2008: 38
  • Master 2009: 49
  • Master 2010: 40

Advertising Program Availability in Illinois

Illinois schools offer a total of 38 advertising programs. Of these programs, about 42.1% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Advertising Program Availability in Illinois

  • Certificate: 10
  • Associate: 10
  • Bachelor: 16
  • Master: 2

Advertising Sales Agents — Salary by Percentile

Advertising Sales Agents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26840
  • 25th Percentile: 43790
  • Median: 64450
  • 75th Percentile: 84470
  • 90th Percentile: 102840

Advertising and Promotions Managers — Salary by Percentile

Advertising and Promotions Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35500
  • 25th Percentile: 46050
  • Median: 63000
  • 75th Percentile: 88780
  • 90th Percentile: 130050

Career Trends

Advertising and Promotions Managers — Employment Trend

Advertising and Promotions Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 67850
  • Median Salary 2007: 74240
  • Median Salary 2008: 74400
  • Median Salary 2009: 68360
  • Median Salary 2010: 63000
  • Total Employed 2006: 2310
  • Total Employed 2007: 2430
  • Total Employed 2008: 2730
  • Total Employed 2009: 3190
  • Total Employed 2010: 3010

Advertising Sales Agents — Employment Trend

Advertising Sales Agents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40930
  • Median Salary 2007: 40620
  • Median Salary 2008: 44500
  • Median Salary 2009: 50040
  • Median Salary 2010: 64450
  • Total Employed 2006: 6380
  • Total Employed 2007: 6890
  • Total Employed 2008: 6830
  • Total Employed 2009: 6080
  • Total Employed 2010: 7280

Illinois vs National Advertising Employment

Illinois vs National Advertising Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 5.800% (10290)

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1. The American Academy of Art

332 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60604-4302
(312) 461-0600

The American Academy of Art offers one advertising program and this school is in the center of Chicago.

2. The Illinois Institute of Art - Chicago

350 N Orleans St
Chicago, IL 60654-1593
(312) 280-3500

The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago is 0.8 miles from the center of the city. This school offers two advertising programs. More specifically, it offers students one advertising degree at the associate's level and one bachelor's level advertising degree. It is a for-profit 4-year institution.

3. The International Academy of Design and Technology - Chicago

One North State Street - Suite 500
Chicago, IL 60602-3300
(312) 980-9200

The International Academy of Design and Technology-Chicago offers two programs in advertising. Out of those, it offers one degree at the associate's level in advertising to students and one degree at the bachelor's level in advertising. IADT is located in the center of Chicago. It is a for-profit 4-year institution. IADT-Chicago is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering advertising in terms of programs.

4. Sauk Valley Community College

173 Illinois Rt 2
Dixon, IL 61021
(815) 288-5511

Sauk Valley Community College is in Dixon, IL and it offers one advertising program. Overall, 2,491 students pursue degrees in 47 programs at this college. This community college is the tenth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering advertising.

5. Columbia College - Chicago

600 South Michigan
Chicago, IL 60605-1996
(312) 663-1600

Columbia College-Chicago is in the center of Chicago. Columbia offers two programs in advertising. More specifically, students are offered one advertising certificate by this large school and one bachelor's level degree in advertising. 11,922 students pursue degrees in 56 programs at this school, overall. It is the third largest institution in the state of Illinois offering advertising in terms of programs.

6. The Harrington College of Design

200 W. Madison
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 939-4975

The Harrington College of Design offers two programs in advertising. Of those, it offers students one associate's level advertising degree and one bachelor's level advertising degree. It is in the center of Chicago. This college is a for-profit 4-year institution.

7. The Illinois Institute of Art - Schaumburg

1000 Plaza Drive Ste. 100
Schaumburg, IL 60173-4913
(847) 619-3450

The Illinois Institute of Art-Schaumburg offers two advertising programs. Of those, AI offers one associate's level degree in advertising to students and one advertising degree at the bachelor's level. This specialized school is 2.3 miles from the heart of downtown. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering advertising in terms of programs.

8. Loyola University - Chicago

1032 W. Sheridan Rd
Chicago, IL 60660
(773) 274-3000

Loyola University-Chicago is near the center of the city and this university offers one advertising program. It is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in advertising.

9. Dominican University

7900 W Division St
River Forest, IL 60305
(708) 366-2490

Dominican University is in the suburbs of River Forest, Illinois and it offers one advertising program. This small school is the sixth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering advertising in terms of programs.

10. Lewis University

One University Parkway
Romeoville, IL 60446-2200
(815) 838-0500

Lewis University offers one advertising program and Lewis, which is very close to Romeoville, Illinois, is in a rural setting. This school is a 4-year institution.

11. Prairie State College

202 South Halsted Street
Chicago Heights, IL 60411-8226
(708) 709-3500

Prairie State College is located in the suburbs of Chicago Heights, Illinois. It offers two programs in advertising. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in advertising by it and one degree at the associate's level in advertising. This college is a public 2-year institution. This college is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in advertising.

12. The College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599
(630) 942-2800

The College of DuPage is located in the suburbs of Glen Ellyn, Illinois. It offers three programs in advertising. Out of those, it offers students two advertising certificates and one advertising degree at the associate's level. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

13. DePaul University

55 E Jackson
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 362-8000

DePaul University is in the center of Chicago. DePaul offers two advertising programs. Specifically, this school offers one bachelor's level advertising degree to students and one master's level advertising degree. It is the second largest institution in the state of Illinois offering advertising in terms of programs.

14. Bradley University

1501 W Bradley Ave
Peoria, IL 61625-0001
(309) 676-7611

Bradley University, which is 1.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Peoria, IL. Bradley offers two programs in advertising. Students are offered two bachelor's level advertising degrees by Bradley. BU is a 4-year institution. It is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering advertising.

15. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

601 E John Street
Champaign, IL 61820-5711
(217) 333-1000

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is near the heart of downtown. Illinois offers two advertising programs. Of those, it offers students one bachelor's level degree in advertising and one advertising degree at the master's level. It is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. Illinois is the third biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering advertising in terms of programs.

16. Oakton Community College

1600 E Golf Rd.
Des Plaines, IL 60016-1268
(847) 635-1600

Oakton Community College offers one program in advertising and this college, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Des Plaines, IL. This large college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. This college is the fourth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering advertising in terms of programs.

17. Lewis and Clark Community College

5800 Godfrey Rd
Godfrey, IL 62035
(618) 468-7000

Lewis and Clark Community College offers one program in advertising and it is in Godfrey, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering advertising in terms of programs.

18. Concordia University - Chicago

7400 Augusta
River Forest, IL 60305-1499
(708) 771-8300

Concordia University-Chicago is in the suburbs of River Forest, Illinois and Concordia offers one program in advertising. Overall, 5,223 students seek degrees in 82 Concordia programs. CUC is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering advertising.

19. City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College

30 E Lake St
Chicago, IL 60601-2449
(312) 553-5600

City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College is near the heart of downtown and it offers one advertising program. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the largest institution in the state of Illinois offering advertising in terms of programs.

20. Robert Morris University Illinois

401 S State Street
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 935-6800

Robert Morris University Illinois is in the center of Chicago. This school offers two advertising programs. Specifically, this school offers one certificate in advertising to students and one associate's level degree in advertising. Overall, 4,558 students pursue degrees in 38 programs at this school. RMU is the tenth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering advertising.

21. South Suburban College

15800 South State Street
South Holland, IL 60473-1200
(708) 596-2000x5894

South Suburban College is in the suburbs of South Holland, Illinois and it offers one program in advertising. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. It is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering advertising.

22. Millikin University

1184 W Main St
Decatur, IL 62522-2084
(217) 424-6211

Millikin University offers one program in advertising and MU, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Decatur, IL. 2,328 students seek degrees in 44 MU programs, overall.

23. Waubonsee Community College

Rte 47 at Waubonsee Drive
Sugar Grove, IL 60554-0901
(630) 466-7900x5756

Waubonsee Community College is located in Sugar Grove, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one advertising program. This community college is a public 2-year institution. It ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Illinois.

24. North Park University

3225 W Foster Ave
Chicago, IL 60625-4895
(773) 244-6200

North Park University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Chicago, IL and North Park offers one advertising program. It is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering advertising.

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