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Industrial Design Schools in Illinois

There are three schools in the state of Illinois offering industrial design programs. 69 students graduated from programs at Illinois industrial design schools in 2010. 66 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and three students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 66 students graduate from programs in this state in industrial design each year. This accounts for 4% of industrial design students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 66 students graduated with a bachelor's level industrial design degree and three with a master's level degree.

Three industrial design schools are in Illinois. And of these, while two schools are public, one school is private. While public industrial design school tuition varies from $12,053 to $13,096, private industrial design school tuition is $19,610.

Average tuition for industrial design programs is $13,399. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $12,053 each year, is at the University of Illinois at Chicago, while the highest tuition for industrial design programs, which is $19,610 per year, is at Columbia College-Chicago.

Schools in this state offer certificates, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in industrial design.

Industrial Design Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

On average, 66 students graduate from programs in this state in industrial design each year. This accounts for 4% of industrial design students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 66 students graduated with a bachelor's level industrial design degree and three with a master's level degree.

Industrial Design Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 1
  • Certificate 2009: 1
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Bachelor 2006: 62
  • Bachelor 2007: 46
  • Bachelor 2008: 62
  • Bachelor 2009: 50
  • Bachelor 2010: 66
  • Master 2006: 0
  • Master 2007: 0
  • Master 2008: 0
  • Master 2009: 5
  • Master 2010: 3

Industrial Design Program Availability in Illinois

Illinois schools offer a total of five programs in industrial design. Of these programs, 60% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level.

Industrial Design Program Availability in Illinois

  • Certificate: 1
  • Bachelor: 3
  • Master: 1

Career Trends

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Salary by Percentile

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Salary by Percentile

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31390
  • 25th Percentile: 42120
  • Median: 55330
  • 75th Percentile: 75610
  • 90th Percentile: 88310

Career Trends

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Employment Trend

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Employment Trend

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55630
  • Median Salary 2007: 43190
  • Median Salary 2008: 45420
  • Median Salary 2009: 47350
  • Median Salary 2010: 55330
  • Total Employed 2006: 750
  • Total Employed 2007: 1030
  • Total Employed 2008: 1250
  • Total Employed 2009: 1280
  • Total Employed 2010: 1890

Illinois vs National Industrial Design Employment

Illinois vs National Industrial Design Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 6.592% (1890)

Industrial Design Schools in Illinois

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1. The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

36 S Wabash
Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 629-6100

Founded in 1866, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago is a 4-year institution. This college is located in the center of Chicago. Students are offered three certificates, seven degrees at the bachelors level, and 13 degrees at the masters level by it. In 2010, 3,328 students pursued degrees from the 14 programs at SAIC. It offers subjects including art and english. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. SAIC is one of 2 art colleges in Illinois.

2. Columbia College - Chicago

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

Columbia College-Chicago offers two programs in industrial design. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in industrial design by Columbia and one bachelor's level industrial design degree. It is in the center of Chicago. It is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this big school is the largest institution in the state of Illinois offering industrial design.

3. 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 center of the city and Illinois offers one industrial design program. It is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. UIUC is the oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in industrial design.

4. The University of Illinois at Chicago

601 S Morgan
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 996-7000

The University of Illinois at Chicago is near the heart of downtown. This university offers two programs in industrial design. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level industrial design degree by this public university and one degree at the master's level in industrial design. This university is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. In terms of programs, UIC is the largest institution in the state of Illinois offering industrial design.