Massachusetts contains 23 schools that offer multimedia design programs. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the highest-ranking multimedia design school in MA, has a total student population of 10,384 and is the 12th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 23 multimedia design schools in Massachusetts, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northeastern University comes out as the most expensive ($32,703/yr), with Middlesex Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,314/yr.
Multimedia Design students from Massachusetts schools who go on to become multimedia designers, interactive media designers, media designers, digital media designers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 28,800 people working as multimedia artists and animators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,810. Also, Graphic designers make on average $47,820 per year and there are about 200,870 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Massachusetts alone, there are 5,420 employed graphic designers earning an average yearly salary of $51,290. Multimedia artists and animators in this state earn $58,640/yr and there are 870 employed.
Also, within the multimedia design schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from multimedia design, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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