Art Schools in DeKalb, Illinois

DeKalb has 39,018 residents. It is located in DeKalb county.

For Illinois residents, the average tuition for all DeKalb art schools for the 2009 - 2010 school year was $7,260.00. For non-residents, the average tuition for DeKalb art schools was $14,520.00.

The cost, on average, for books and supplies needed for art schools in DeKalb is $1,400.00. Students have a choice of one art college in DeKalb to attend. 66 students were reported to have graduated from art programs in DeKalb in the 2008 - 2009 school year.

Art Schools in DeKalb

Northern Illinois University

1425 W. Lincoln Hwy.
DeKalb, IL, 60115

Programs Offered

  • Bachelors in Art Teacher Education
  • Masters in Art Teacher Education
  • Bachelors in Art / Art Studies
  • Masters in Art / Art Studies


  • Tuition (in-state): $7,260.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $14,520.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $8,112.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): Not Available

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 2,310
  • Average aid received per student: $7,877.00

Art Salary in DeKalb

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
Art Directors$118,710.001,740
Craft Artists$33,210.00Not available
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators$42,370.00280
Multi-Media Artists and Animators$63,410.00730
Commercial and Industrial Designers$50,910.001,000
Fashion Designers$47,910.00Not available
Floral Designers$26,880.001,470
Graphic Designers$53,710.007,690
Interior Designers$53,110.001,550
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers$27,250.001,300
Set and Exhibit Designers$47,920.00320
ActorsNot available950
Producers and Directors$71,220.001,090
DancersNot available320
Music Directors and Composers$47,790.00620
Musicians and SingersNot available1,520
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture$44,360.00400
Film and Video Editors$65,930.00560

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