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2021 Best Arts & Media Management Schools in Illinois

9 Colleges
$26,100 Avg Salary
$36,892 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Arts & Media Management School for You

Arts & Media Management is the #113 most popular major in Illinois with 324 degrees and certificates awarded in 2018-2019.

When it comes to higher education, there are a lot of options for students. You can choose a traditional brick and mortar school, or with the growth of online education, you can attend a school half-way across the country without even leaving your house. Also there are many trade schools that offer short-term programs that open up more career options.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Course Advisor has created its Best Arts & Media Management Schools in Illinois ranking. Our analysis looked at 9 schools in Illinois to see which programs offered the best educational experiences for students.

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2021 Best Arts & Media Management Schools in Illinois

The following schools top our list of the Best Arts & Media Management Colleges.

Top Illinois Schools in Media Management

Our analysis found SAE Institute of Technology-Chicago to be the best school for arts and media management students who want to pursue a degree in Illinois. SAE Institute of Technology-Chicago is a small private for-profit school located in the large city of Chicago.

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#2

Bradley University

Peoria, IL

A rank of #2 on this year’s list means Bradley University is a great place for arts and media management students. Located in the medium-sized city of Peoria, Bradley is a private not-for-profit school with a medium-sized student population.

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#3

Northwestern University

Evanston, IL

Out of the 9 schools in Illinois that were part of this year’s ranking, Northwestern University landed the # 3 spot on the list. Northwestern U is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the small city of Evanston.

After completing their degree, media management graduates from Northwestern U carry an average student debtload of $77,444. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $902.

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#4

DePaul University

Chicago, IL

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend DePaul University. The school came in at #4 on this year’s Best Arts & Media Management Schools in Illinois list. Located in the large city of Chicago, DePaul is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population.

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The excellent programs at Columbia College Chicago helped the school earn the #5 place on this year’s ranking of the best arts and media management schools in Illinois. Located in the city of Chicago, Columbia is a private not-for-profit college with a moderately-sized student population.

On average, media management graduates from Columbia take out $26,000 in student loans while working on their degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $270, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#6

Elmhurst University

Elmhurst, IL

Elmhurst University ranked #6 on this year’s Best Arts & Media Management Schools in Illinois list. Located in the large suburb of Elmhurst, Elmhurst is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

After completing their degree, media management graduates from Elmhurst carry an average student debtload of $24,125. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $250.

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With a ranking of #7, University of Illinois at Chicago did quite well on this year’s best schools for arts and media management students. UIC is a very large public school located in the city of Chicago.

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School of the Art Institute of Chicago did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for arts and media management students. It came in at #8 on the list. Located in the large city of Chicago, School of the Art Institute of Chicago is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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#9

Roosevelt University

Chicago, IL

Roosevelt University came in at #9 in this year’s edition of the Best Arts & Media Management Schools in Illinois ranking. Located in the city of Chicago, Roosevelt is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Best Arts & Media Management Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

Explore all the Best Arts & Media Management Schools in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Michigan 67
Ohio 90
Indiana 131
Wisconsin 27

One of 9 majors within the area of study, arts and media management has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Fine & Studio Arts 40,751
Design & Applied Arts 36,179
Music 26,968
Drama & Theater Arts 17,726
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 16,756

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 9 schools only.

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