New Mexico contains six schools that offer multimedia design programs. Santa Fe University of Art and Design, the highest-ranking multimedia design school in NM, has a total student population of 221 and is the 525th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 multimedia design schools in New Mexico, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Santa Fe University of Art and Design comes out as the most expensive ($27,381/yr), with New Mexico State University-Dona Ana as the lowest recorded at only $5,430/yr.
Multimedia Design students from New Mexico 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 New Mexico alone, there are 820 employed graphic designers earning an average yearly salary of $42,890. Multimedia artists and animators in this state earn $51,070/yr and there are 70 employed.
Also, within the multimedia design schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from multimedia design, 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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