Saint Petersburg, FL (population: 243,829) has five animation schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Ringling College of Art and Design, the highest ranked school in this group with an animation program, has a total student population of 1,318. It is the 2229th highest ranked school in the USA and the 105th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami). To learn more about animation programs in Saint Petersburg, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of animation professors at Ringling College of Art and Design such as Tammy Daniel.
Animation students from Saint Petersburg schools who go on to become animation artists, animators, animation designers, game designers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Multimedia artists and animators make on average $62,810 per year and there are about 28,800 of them employed in the US today.
Of the 5 animation schools with a 100-mile radius of Saint Petersburg, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ringling College of Art and Design comes out as the most expensive ($33,946/yr) for animation students, with Orlando Tech as the lowest, reported at only $20,124/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Saint Petersburg|
|Pinellas Park||FL||46,971||2||19.8178||18||8.1 miles|
|New Port Richey||FL||-||2||22.9424||46||33.8 miles|
|Saint Leo||FL||-||1||24.1963||100||46.2 miles|
|North Port||FL||58,777||0||-||0||56.4 miles|
|Port Charlotte||FL||49,392||1||23.17||24||62.4 miles|
|North Fort Myers||FL||51,280||0||-||0||86.0 miles|
|Cape Coral||FL||161,428||1||26.0313||32||86.9 miles|
|Fort Myers||FL||68,373||7||23.467||192||92.0 miles|
|Winter Park||FL||-||6||33.3306||155||98.3 miles|