Alaska contains seventeen schools that offer computer animation programs. DigiPen Institute of Technology, the highest-ranking computer animation school in AK, has a total student population of 890 and is the 230th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 17 computer animation schools in Alaska, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Portland comes out as the most expensive ($31,420/yr), with Bellevue College as the lowest recorded at only $4,749/yr.
Computer Animation students from Alaska schools who go on to become computer animators, animators, animation designers, animation artists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 28,800 people working as multimedia artists and animators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,810.
Also, within the computer animation schools in Alaska, the average student population is 3,367 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from computer animation, there are 486 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,464, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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