Farmington, NM (population: 43,299) has thirteen interactive media design schools within a 500-mile radius of its city center. University of Denver, the highest ranked school in this group with an interactive media design program, has a total student population of 11,644. It is the 148th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Colorado (#1 is Colorado College). To learn more about interactive media design programs in Farmington, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of interactive media design professors at University of Denver such as Rafael Fajardo, and Daemian McGill.
Interactive Media Design students from Farmington schools who go on to become interactive media designers, media designers, multimedia designers, digital media designers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Graphic designers make on average $47,820 per year and there are about 200,870 of them employed in the US today.
Farmington lies in San Juan county, which is one of the 23 counties in New Mexico. Overall, the Farmington area has 50,770 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $18.10/hr average worker wage, and a $37,640 average annual salary.
Of the 13 interactive media design schools with a 500-mile radius of Farmington, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Denver comes out as the most expensive ($31,044/yr) for interactive media design students, with Pima Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,259/yr.