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2021 Best General Visual & Performing Arts Schools in New Mexico

2 Colleges
$20,800 Avg Salary
$19,351 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best General Visual & Performing Arts School for You

In 2018-2019, 95 degrees and certificates were awarded to general visual and performing arts students who went to a New Mexico college or university. This makes it the #64 most popular major in the state.

There are lots of options to pick from today when trying to decide which program is right for you. As online education oppotunities continue to grow, you're not restricted to just schools in your local area anymore. Even some of the 'big name' schools are offering online courses. Also, there are a number of trade schools with offerings that you might find attractive.

The Best General Visual & Performing Arts Schools in New Mexico ranking is one of many tools that Course Advisor has developed to help you make your educational decision. This report analyzed 2 schools in New Mexico to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

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2021 Best General Visual & Performing Arts Schools in New Mexico

The colleges and universities below are the best for visual arts majors pursuing a .

Top New Mexico Schools in Visual Arts

Our analysis found University of New Mexico - Main Campus to be the best school for general visual and performing 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.

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Out of the 2 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. New Mexico State University - Main Campus is a large public school located in the medium-sized suburb of Las Cruces.

The average amount in student loans that visual arts majors at New Mexico State University - Main Campus take out is $19,351. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $201.

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Best General Visual & Performing Arts Colleges in the Southwest Region

Explore all the Best General Visual & Performing Arts Colleges in the Southwest Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Texas 332
Arizona 140
Oklahoma 44

One of 9 majors within the area of study, general visual and performing arts has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to Visual Arts

Related Major Annual Graduates
Fine & Studio Arts 40,751
Design & Applied Arts 36,179
Music 26,968
Drama & Theater Arts 17,726
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 16,756

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 2 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 Sven Mandel / CC-BY-SA-4.0.

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