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Largest Career Programs

The largest career programs at Illinois Media School-Chicago Campus is Radio and Television. Its 2022 tuition and fees are $18,695 where the average tuition & fees of the Radio and Television over all offered colleges is $16,392. The length of the program is 28 contact hours ( or credit hours) and the average time to complete the program is 8 months.
The following table shows the 6 largest career programs with tuition, fees, and completion time for each program.
Tuition & Completion Time for 5 Largest Career Programs
ProgramTuition & FeesBooks & Supplies CostsProgram LengthAverage Completion Time Average Tuition Over Career Schools
1Radio and Television $18,695$12528 Contact Hours8 Months $16,392
2Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (other) $12,175$12530 Contact Hours6 Months $12,983
3Sports Communication $12,175$12530 Contact Hours6 Months -
4Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication $12,175$12530 Contact Hours6 Months -

Important Academic Statistics

Total 260 students are attending at Illinois Media School-Chicago Campus. There are 2 full-time faculty (instructional/teaching staffs) and 26 part-time faculty working for the school. The students to faculty ratio is 12 to 1 (8.33%). The number of non-teaching staffs is 12 (full-time) and 26 (part-time). The graduation rate at Illinois Media School-Chicago Campus is 60% and the retention rate is 71% at the school.
Key Academic Statistics
Student Population260
Graduation Rate60%
Number of Faculty28
Student to Faculty Ratio12 to 1

2022 Costs of Attendance

The 2022 tuition & fees at Illinois Media School-Chicago Campus is $18,695 . The amount is for the largest program and the tuition for other programs may differ from the average cost. It offers the alternative tuition plans.
83% of enrolled students have received grants and/or scholarships and the average amount of received financial aid is $4,793 (exclude student loans).
2022Tuition, Books & Supplies, and Living Costs
Tuition & Fees$18,695
Books & Supplies$125
Off-Campus Room & Board$9,712
Off-Campus Expenses$8,968
Average Financial Amount$4,793

Offered Degrees

Illinois Media School-Chicago Campus offers 4 career programs for 1 Year Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered program and online availability along with number of completers by certificate programs. Last year, 183 students have completed their career programs.
Offered Career Programs and Online Availability
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
1 Year Certificate40183

Vocational Programs and Completers

The vocational programs at Illinois Media School-Chicago Campus are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Total 183 students have completed their vocational/technical programs last year.
1 Year Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Communication and Journalism 183 completers
Radio and Television141
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (other)20
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication0
Sports Communication22

Enrollment Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 260 students have enrolled into Illinois Media School-Chicago Campus. By gender, 130 male and 130 female students are attending the school.
There are 12 White (4.62%), 186 Black/African American (71.54%), 18 Hispanic (6.92%), and 62 students with other races.
Student Population By Race/ethnicity
American Indian/Native American000
Black/African American18610383
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
Two More18513
Non-resident Alien000

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