PRINT advertising rates for VISION

By VISION staff

VISION 2011-2015

Please plan on being part of VISION 2021, which will be published in August 2020, in time for the 2020-21 academic year. Ad reservations due March 27, 2020. Ad material due April 20, 2020.

Call 1-312-356-9900 to reserve your print and web ads today. Questions? Email us at

Download VISION 2021 rate card.

Click to enter VISION's Online Ad Reservation Form (or download a pdf of the VISION 2021 ad reservation form).

Print out the 2009 Ad Reservation Form, and fax or mail it to us.

Click for WEB | Digital | E-Vocation ad rates. Click here to learn more about the benefits of advertising.

2-page spread
To float ad: 14.75" x 10"
Trim size: 16 x 10.75"
Full page
To float ad: 7" x 10"
Trim size: 8 x 10.75"
2/3-page vertical
Ad size: 4.625" x 10"
1/2-page vertical
Ad size: 4.625" x 7.5"
1/2-page horizontal
Ad size: 7" x 4.875"
1/3-page vertical
Ad size: 2.25" x 10"
1/3-page horizontal
Ad size: 4.625" x 4.875"
1/6-page vertical
Ad size: 2.25" x 4.875"
1/6-page horizontal
Ad Size: 4.625" x 2.375"
Online Directory Listing
with print index entry
$750-text only

Special placement (e.g., upper right, center, near a certain article, etc.): $200

Add an icon to enhance your online listing and print index entry ($350)!

Ask about premium positions and special offers for NRVC members.


  1. We prefer:
    • PDF files: high resolution (at least 300 dpi)--with photos that were originally shot at 300 or higher dpi;
    • TIFFs and JPEGs: high resolution (300 dpi).
    • CMYK color (no RGB); embedded fonts. (NOTE: Make sure you save the original file in which the ad was created in case you need to make changes.) Please do not use ICC color profiles when saving your ad as a pdf.
  2. Digital photos should have a 300 dpi resolution.
  3. Emailed ads: please name the file you send us your community’s name (e.g., sistersofthepoor.pdf) or your VISION account number (e.g., 305.tif). Ads may also be uploaded through the Online Ad Reservation Form.
  4. Web icons/logos: 72 dpi gif or jpeg preferred.
  5. Web ads: 72 dpi; sized to specs outlined on rate card. No flash ads, please convert to animated gifs.

Go to the tips for better ads section for suggestions to maximize the effectiveness of your advertising dollar.

Download the Vision 2009 rate card.





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