Arkansas contains eight schools that offer multimedia programs. Harding University, the highest-ranking multimedia school in AR, has a total student population of 6,484 and is the 224th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 multimedia schools in Arkansas, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Little Rock comes out as the most expensive ($22,599/yr), with East Arkansas Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,502/yr.
Multimedia students from Arkansas 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 Arkansas alone, there are 1,080 employed graphic designers earning an average yearly salary of $36,030. Multimedia artists and animators in this state earn $61,340/yr and there are employed.
Also, within the multimedia schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from multimedia, there are 2695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,969 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,307, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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