Alabama contains three schools that offer multimedia programs. Virginia College-Birmingham, the highest-ranking multimedia school in AL, has a total student population of 7,060 and is the 2492nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 multimedia schools in Alabama, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer comes out as the most expensive ($22,083/yr), with Virginia College-Huntsville as the lowest recorded at only $16,538/yr.
Multimedia students from Alabama schools who go on to become multimedia designers, audio engineers, graphic designers, video engineers, 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 Alabama alone, there are 1,880 employed graphic designers earning an average yearly salary of $44,130. Multimedia artists and animators in this state earn $42,180/yr and there are 80 employed.
Also, within the multimedia schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from multimedia, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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