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2021 Best Film, Video & Photographic Arts Schools in New Mexico

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$19,967 Avg Salary
$25,271 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Film, Video & Photographic Arts School for You

With 208 degrees and certificates handed out in 2018-2019, film, video and photographic arts is the #31 most popular major in New Mexico.

With all the programs available today, it can be tough to choose which one is the best for you. You're no longer limited to schools in your local area, either, since online programs are becoming more prevalent. Or you may find the programs at a trade school to be a better alternative for you.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Course Advisor has created its Best Film, Video & Photographic Arts Schools in New Mexico ranking. This report analyzed 3 schools in New Mexico to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

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2021 Best Film, Video & Photographic Arts Schools in New Mexico

Check out the film programs at these schools if you want to get the best education that money can buy.

Top New Mexico Schools in Film

Our analysis found University of New Mexico - Main Campus to be the best school for film, video and photographic arts students who want to pursue a degree in New Mexico. Located in the city of Albuquerque, UNM is a public school with a fairly large student population.

On average, film graduates from UNM take out $31,000 in student loans while working on their degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $322.

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A rank of #2 on this year’s list means New Mexico State University - Main Campus is a great place for film, video and photographic arts students. New Mexico State University - Main Campus is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized suburb of Las Cruces.

After completing their degree, film graduates from New Mexico State University - Main Campus carry an average student debtload of $21,000. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $218.

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Out of the 3 schools in New Mexico that were part of this year’s ranking, Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus landed the # 3 spot on the list. Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus is a medium-sized public school located in the town of Portales.

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Best Film, Video & Photographic Arts Colleges in the Southwest Region

Explore all the Best Film, Video & Photographic Arts Colleges in the Southwest Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Texas 183
Arizona 431
Oklahoma 188

One of 9 majors within the area of study, film, video and photographic arts has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to Film

Related Major Annual Graduates
Fine & Studio Arts 40,751
Design & Applied Arts 36,179
Music 26,968
Drama & Theater Arts 17,726
General Visual & Performing Arts 5,720

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 3 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).

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