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2021 Best Fine & Studio Arts Schools in New Mexico

3 Colleges
$18,100 Avg Salary
$26,943 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Fine & Studio Arts School for You

In 2018-2019, 214 degrees and certificates were awarded to fine and studio arts students who went to a New Mexico college or university. This makes it the #30 most popular major in the state.

Today's students have lots of options to pick from when considering higher education opportunities. 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 help you arm yourself with the information you need to make your decision, Course Advisor has developed this Best Fine & Studio Arts Schools in New Mexico ranking. Our analysis looked at 3 schools in New Mexico to see which programs offered the best educational experiences for students.

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2021 Best Fine & Studio Arts Schools in New Mexico

The following schools top our list of the Best Fine & Studio Arts Colleges.

Top New Mexico Schools in Fine Arts

Our 2021 rankings named University of New Mexico - Main Campus the best school in New Mexico for fine and studio arts students. UNM is a very large public school located in the city of Albuquerque.

Fine Arts majors at UNM take out an average of $32,272 in student loans while working on their egree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $366, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Out of the 3 schools in New Mexico that were part of this year’s ranking, New Mexico State University - Main Campus landed the # 2 spot on the list. Located in the midsize suburb of Las Cruces, New Mexico State University - Main Campus is a public school with a large student population.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus. The school came in at #3 on this year’s Best Fine & Studio Arts Schools in New Mexico list. Located in the remote town of Portales, Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

Fine Arts majors at Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus take out an average of $18,729 in student loans while working on their egree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $194.

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Best Fine & Studio Arts Colleges in the Southwest Region

Explore all the Best Fine & Studio Arts Schools in the Southwest Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Texas 2,041
Arizona 6,459
Oklahoma 275

One of 9 majors within the area of study, fine and studio arts has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Design & Applied Arts 36,179
Music 26,968
Drama & Theater Arts 17,726
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 16,756
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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Jorge Royan.

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