West Virginia contains two schools that offer interactive media design programs. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, the highest-ranking interactive media design school in WV, has a total student population of 30,870 and is the 61st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 interactive media design schools in West Virginia, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Eastern Mennonite University comes out as the most expensive ($20,097/yr), with Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University as the lowest recorded at only $14,429/yr.
Interactive Media Design students from West Virginia 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.
Also, within the interactive media design schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from interactive media design, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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