West Virginia contains five schools that offer multimedia programs. West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport, the highest-ranking multimedia school in WV, has a total student population of 211 and is the 3275th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 multimedia schools in West Virginia, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport comes out as the most expensive ($16,409/yr), with Ben Franklin Career Center as the lowest recorded at only $6,719/yr.
Multimedia students from West Virginia 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.
Also, within the multimedia schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from multimedia, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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