North Carolina contains eight schools that offer multimedia design programs. University of North Carolina at Asheville, the highest-ranking multimedia design school in NC, has a total student population of 3,897 and is the 235th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 multimedia design schools in North Carolina, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Charlotte comes out as the most expensive ($31,116/yr), with Piedmont Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,243/yr.
Multimedia Design students from North Carolina 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 North Carolina alone, there are 5,290 employed graphic designers earning an average yearly salary of $42,540. Multimedia artists and animators in this state earn $52,970/yr and there are 680 employed.
Also, within the multimedia design schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from multimedia design, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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