Film in New Mexico

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Schools Offering Film Programs in New Mexico


Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of New Mexico receive film degrees every year. Thus, New Mexico's 11 film schools put out approximately 113 film professionals each year.

Top Schools

New Mexico State University-Main Campus, which was ranked 39th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in New Mexico that has a film program. It is located in Las Cruces. In 2010, 16 students graduated from New Mexico State University-Main Campus' film program. New Mexico State University-Main Campus charged in-state students $5,400 in tuition fees per year.

Santa Fe University of Art and Design, which is located in Santa Fe, is the second-ranked school in New Mexico that has a film program. It received a ranking of 45th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 20 students graduated from Santa Fe University of Art and Design film program. Tuition at Santa Fe University of Art and Design was $30,358 per year.

University of New Mexico-Main Campus, which is located in Albuquerque, is the third-ranked school in New Mexico that has a film program. It received a ranking of 68th in the country in 2010. 28 students graduated with degree in film from University of New Mexico-Main Campus in 2010. The tuition rate at University of New Mexico-Main Campus was $5,506 per year.

Cost

Tuition at New Mexico's film schools ranges from $30,358 per year to $1,224 per year. But, the average tuition is $5,262 per year. In 2010, the following New Mexico film schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Santa Fe University of Art and Design - located in Santa Fe, students are charged $30,358 per year
  2. University of New Mexico-Main Campus - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $5,506 per year
  3. New Mexico State University-Main Campus - located in Las Cruces, students are charged $5,400 per year

The film schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in New Mexico were:

  1. Santa Fe Community College - located in Santa Fe, students are charged $1,224 per year
  2. Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus - located in Roswell, students are charged $1,339 per year
  3. New Mexico State University-Dona Ana - located in Las Cruces, students are charged $1,387 per year

A film degree from a New Mexico school... what next?

The largest populations of New Mexico film professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Bernalillo County - 50 film professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of film professionals in New Mexico will grow by 13%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 240 film professionals working in New Mexico.

Salary

On average, film professionals earn $47,520 per year.

On average, the highest paid film professionals in New Mexico were:

  1. Exhibit Designer - $49,360 per year
  2. Camera Operator - $45,680 per year

On average, the lowest paid film professionals in New Mexico were:

  1. Exhibit Designer - $49,360 per year
  2. Camera Operator - $45,680 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional New Mexico statistics regarding a career in film. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as design or art.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Film in New Mexico
  • Bachelor's Degree in Film in New Mexico
  • Certificate in Film in New Mexico

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,162 miles from location Central New Mexico Community College Albuquerque NM 11.3262 n/a 27,999
7,163 miles from location University of New Mexico-Main Campus Albuquerque NM 31.7802 54% 27,241
7,200 miles from location New Mexico State University-Main Campus Las Cruces NM 60.5764 45% 18,526
7,201 miles from location New Mexico State University-Dona Ana Las Cruces NM 9.17134 n/a 9,021
6,986 miles from location Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus Portales NM 22.1305 52% 4,679
7,121 miles from location Santa Fe Community College Santa Fe NM 9.04201 n/a 4,630
7,062 miles from location Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus Roswell NM 13.2979 n/a 4,347
7,077 miles from location New Mexico Highlands University Las Vegas NM 13.6265 n/a 3,739
7,146 miles from location New Mexico State University-Alamogordo Alamogordo NM 8.00277 n/a 3,641
7,121 miles from location Northern New Mexico College Espanola NM 14.3259 n/a 2,066
7,119 miles from location Santa Fe University of Art and Design Santa Fe NM 55.1936 30% 221
 

Curious what studying Film gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in New Mexico

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture + 60 $45,680 -62.5%
2
Set and Exhibit Designers + 40 $49,360
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are film related jobs in New Mexico