Inverness, FL has ten computer animation schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. The University of Tampa, the highest ranked school in this group with a computer animation program, has a total student population of 6,291. It is the 389th highest ranked school in the USA and the 11th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
Computer Animation students from Inverness 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.
Inverness lies in Citrus county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area has 138,910 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.9% unemployment rate, $16.29/hr average worker wage, and a $33,880 average annual salary.
Of the 10 computer animation schools with a 100-mile radius of Inverness, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Full Sail University comes out as the most expensive ($31,663/yr) for computer 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 Inverness|
|Saint Leo||FL||-||1||24.1963||100||35.1 miles|
|New Port Richey||FL||-||2||22.9424||46||47.2 miles|
|Lake Mary||FL||-||1||18.3465||21||62.2 miles|
|Winter Park||FL||-||6||33.3306||155||62.9 miles|
|Pinellas Park||FL||46,971||2||19.8178||18||71.4 miles|
|Saint Petersburg||FL||243,829||7||28.1391||139||76.8 miles|
|Daytona Beach||FL||63,815||4||31.0595||184||81.7 miles|
|South Daytona||FL||-||1||30.9321||7||83.9 miles|
|Palm Coast||FL||76,000||0||-||0||84.9 miles|
|Saint Augustine||FL||-||2||46.0117||74||95.7 miles|
|Orange Park||FL||-||3||22.5405||26||99.4 miles|