Now is a Great Time to Enroll in an Online Animation School

By visiting the unique online school page for one of the six animation schools displayed below, you'll be able to obtain comprehensive info to help you make an informed decision about where to enroll. Post University, the highest ranking school below, will train students to become animation artists, animators, animation designers, game designers, etc. and give them an outstanding chance at finding employment, directly comparable to an on-campus school. Multimedia artists and animators make on average $62,810 per year and there are about 28,800 of them employed today.

Animation Common Job Tasks
  • developing material for internet web pages
  • preparing sketches or layouts by hand
  • choosing equipment
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Post University

Our mission is to provide students with the knowledge, personal skills and experiences required to become leaders in their chosen careers. We prepare students to become confident, competent, and competitive participants in the global market place. YOU: You are the driving force behind our mission. Everything we do is designed to help you meet your educational, personal and career objectives. We have carefully designed our programs to give you the leadership and practical skills you'll need to "hit the ground running" when you graduate.

Animation Programs at Post University

Penn Foster Career School

The mission of Penn Foster Career School is to empower adult learners to advance or change their careers, learn a new skill or gain personal satisfaction. The school strives to fulfill this mission by providing breadth and depth of courseware, applicable technology and a wide array of flexible services aimed at the needs of the adult learner. Programs not only teach current marketplace skills, but also present liberal arts offerings and develop critical thinking, writing and mathematical abilities. The mission is supported by an admissions policy that allows students with appropriate prior education to enroll in programs without regard to race, religion, gender, age, color, national origin or physical disability. Penn Foster Career School assesses fulfillment of its mission and achievement of institutional effectiveness through ongoing studies of student academic success, measurement of student satisfaction and evaluation of the career outcomes of graduates.

Animation Programs at Penn Foster Career School

DeVry University

The mission of the DeVry and Keller Alumni Association is to foster lifelong mutually beneficial relationships among DeVry University, Keller Graduate School of Management and its alumni. Our goal is to serve and support our alumni through benefits, services and programs that address their professional, educational and social needs – and engage our diverse and unique alumni to advance the University’s purpose, vision and values. Lifetime membership in the Alumni Association is complimentary to all graduates of DeVry and Keller. While other universities and colleges demand a yearly membership fee, we strongly feel that the Association should be all-inclusive and service the entire alumni population. After all, as a DeVry or Keller grad, you are an integral part of our past, present and future success.

Animation Programs at DeVry University

Full Sail University

Full Sail’s mission is to provide students with an innovative style of education – delivered by a staff of dedicated individuals – that addresses the career opportunities available in the ever-growing and constantly-evolving fields of entertainment media. We do this by developing unique curricula that combine elements of creativity, art, business and life skills, technical prowess, and academic achievement. Our education is delivered via immersive teaching methods, both in Full Sail’s real world production studios and classrooms, as well as through our online learning environment. Every one of our degree programs is designed to provide students with knowledge and real world experience that will help them realize their career goals in the entertainment and media industry.

Animation Programs at Full Sail University

Rasmussen College

At Rasmussen College, our focus has always been and will remain on making your higher education experience a successful investment. We help you achieve the success you want—both in your courses and in your career.

Through our Tuition Lock, which guarantees your tuition costs will not increase from enrollment to graduation, you can focus on your courses with peace of mind that your tuition costs will remain the same.* Plus, our seamless transfer policies help maximize your credit transfer and minimize your time to graduation—saving you time and money.

To help you prepare for career success, our classroom experience replicates the real world. In small classes led by industry-experienced faculty, you receive hands-on learning and gain relevant skills through internship opportunities, field training exercises, and other program-relevant experiences.

To help you advance your career as quickly as possible, you can complete your Bachelors degree in our AcceleratED Bachelors Degree Completion Program in as little as 18 months.** Our other programs also have a streamlined completion time: you can earn your Associates degree in as little as 18 months or a Certificate in as little as nine months.

With more than 110 years of academic excellence, Rasmussen College is a trusted and respected higher education institution with campuses in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, North Dakota, Florida, and online throughout the nation. Since 1900, Rasmussen College has been dedicated to helping our students succeed both in the classroom and in their careers.

Rasmussen College is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and a Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (for more information, visit ncahlc.org or call 1-800-621-7440; NCA, 30 LaSalle Street, Suite 2400 Chicago, IL 60602-2504).

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CDI College

The CDI College of Business and Technology provides information technology education at their many campuses across Canada. CDI strives to produce graduates that are well equipped to pursue opportunities in challenging, technology-driven fields. CDI's curriculum development team consults regularly with employer advisory groups, businesses and government ministries to keep pace with technological innovations.

Animation Programs at CDI College

Animation Schools by State & City

Top 20 US Animation Schools (campus and online)

University of Southern California
Total Programs 251
Number of Subjects 166
Rank in USA 10th
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Total Programs 279
Number of Subjects 183
Rank in USA 31st
Swarthmore College
Total Programs 88
Number of Subjects 57
Rank in USA 37th
Middlebury College
Total Programs 66
Number of Subjects 59
Rank in USA 42nd
Carnegie Mellon University
Total Programs 167
Number of Subjects 115
Rank in USA 44th
Carleton College
Total Programs 60
Number of Subjects 53
Rank in USA 48th
Wellesley College
Total Programs 70
Number of Subjects 53
Rank in USA 58th
Rhode Island School of Design
Total Programs 23
Number of Subjects 25
Rank in USA 85th
American University
Total Programs 118
Number of Subjects 105
Rank in USA 97th
University of California-Santa Cruz
Total Programs 80
Number of Subjects 74
Rank in USA 110th
Marist College
Total Programs 81
Number of Subjects 95
Rank in USA 120th
Rochester Institute of Technology
Total Programs 1
Number of Subjects 108
Rank in USA 137th
Chapman University
Total Programs 91
Number of Subjects 95
Rank in USA 139th
Ithaca College
Total Programs 111
Number of Subjects 95
Rank in USA 140th
Emerson College
Total Programs 33
Number of Subjects 40
Rank in USA 145th
University of Illinois at Chicago
Total Programs 143
Number of Subjects 121
Rank in USA 161st
Hampshire College
Total Programs 79
Number of Subjects 71
Rank in USA 190th
University of North Carolina School of the Arts
Total Programs 8
Number of Subjects 11
Rank in USA 199th
Birmingham Southern College
Total Programs 63
Number of Subjects 57
Rank in USA 215th
DigiPen Institute of Technology
Total Programs 9
Number of Subjects 18
Rank in USA 230th