New Mexico contains two schools that offer illustration programs. Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus, the highest-ranking illustration school in NM, has a total student population of 4,347 and is the 5113th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 illustration schools in New Mexico, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus comes out as the most expensive ($6,947/yr), with New Mexico State University-Alamogordo as the lowest recorded at only $6,498/yr.
Illustration students from New Mexico schools who go on to become illustration artists, animation artists, artists, graphic artists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 8,900 people working as fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $50,630. Also, Artists and related workers make on average $57,470 per year and there are about 8,100 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New Mexico alone, there are 50 employed artists and related workers earning an average yearly salary of $42,820. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $54,600/yr and there are 100 employed.
Also, within the illustration schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from illustration, there are 1598 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,262 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,963, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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