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95 students earned Visual Arts degrees in New Mexico in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, General Visual & Performing Arts is the 64th most popular major in the state out of a total 236 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Visual & Performing Arts Majors in New Mexico

Visual Arts majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 84
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 4
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 4
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 3
Associate’s Degree 3
Master’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

In New Mexico, a visual arts major is more popular with women than with men.

General Visual & Performing Arts Majors in NM Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of visual arts majors in New Mexico is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Black or African American: 2.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 50.5%
  • White: 40.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.1%
  • Other Races: 5.3%
General Visual & Performing Arts Majors in NM Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Visual & Performing Arts Grads in New Mexico

There are 1,180 people in the state and 452,670 people in the nation working in visual arts jobs.

General Visual & Performing Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. NM

Wages for General Visual & Performing Arts Jobs in New Mexico

Visual Arts grads earn an average of $53,720 in the state and $58,370 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 8 colleges in New Mexico that offer visual arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
22,729 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,100 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 70% are considered full time.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
14,296 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.79 years to complete their degree at NMSU Main Campus. 99% of students get financical aid.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,110 Total Students

80% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,231.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,196 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,100 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 41%. This public school has an average net price of $7,123.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,849 Total Students

12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 100% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Navajo Tech grads earn an average salary of $13,500.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,054 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $24,800 after graduation. 28% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
605 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 7 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $13,444.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
21% Graduation Rate
3,193 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. In their early career, Western New Mexico University grads earn an average salary of $24,900. 43% of the teachers are full time.

General Visual & Performing Arts Careers in NM

Some of the careers visual arts majors go into include:

Job Title NM Job Growth NM Median Salary
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 9% $49,340
Multimedia Artists and Animators 4% $54,300
Art Directors 4% $104,080
Graphic Designers 1% $40,090
Artists 0% $0

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to visual arts.

Major Annual Graduates in NM
Fine & Studio Arts 214
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 208
Design & Applied Arts 113
Music 86
Drama & Theater Arts 51
Dance 17
Crafts, Folk Art & Artisanry 1

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