Iowa contains two schools that offer animation programs. University of Iowa, the highest-ranking animation school in IA, has a total student population of 28,987 and is the 782nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 animation schools in Iowa, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Briar Cliff University comes out as the most expensive ($15,236/yr), with University of Iowa as the lowest recorded at only $12,829/yr.
Animation students from Iowa 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.
Also, within the animation schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from animation, there are 3687 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,622 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,082, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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