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Advertising

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What is Advertising?

Draw upon insights from psychology, sociology, history, and anthropology with advertising. In this major, you will learn to promote products, services, and events. You’ll be able to examine consumer behavior and consumer-oriented messages. You will also study the history of advertising and advertising research methods.

Career Options

  • Advertising
  • Communications
  • Copywriting
  • Fundraising
  • Graphic design
  • Market research
  • Marketing
  • Media relations
  • Public relations
  • Publishing
  • Sales

Post-Graduation Success1

89% employed or continuing education

85% employed after graduation

4% attending graduate school

$42,043 average starting annual income

Sample employer destinations: Yelp, Starcom MediaVest Group, Mindshare

Sample grad school destinations: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Chicago Portfolio School, University of Southern California

Academic Profile Middle 50% 2

25 - 29 ACT Score

1200 - 1410 SAT Score

3.19 - 3.69 High School GPA

Annual Program Costs

Illinois Resident

  • Tuition: $12,816
  • Fees: $4,174
  • Expenses3: $15,180
  • Total: $32,170

Non-Resident

  • Tuition: $29,958
  • Fees: $4,174
  • Expenses3: $15,520
  • Total: $49,652

International

  • Tuition: $30,832
  • Fees: $4,174
  • Expenses3: $15,520
  • Total: $50,526
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