Naples, FL has eight computer animation schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Miami, the highest ranked school in this group with a computer animation program, has a total student population of 15,629. It is the 69th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Florida.
Computer Animation students from Naples 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.
Naples lies in Collier county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Naples-Marco Island area has 114,500 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $39,520 average annual salary.
Of the 8 computer animation schools with a 100-mile radius of Naples, only 1 has 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 computer animation students, with South Florida Institute of Technology as the lowest, reported at only $7,020/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Naples|
|Bonita Springs||FL||44,290||0||-||0||13.7 miles|
|Fort Myers||FL||68,373||7||23.467||192||33.9 miles|
|Cape Coral||FL||161,428||1||26.0313||32||36.7 miles|
|North Fort Myers||FL||51,280||0||-||0||39.7 miles|
|Port Charlotte||FL||49,392||1||23.17||24||61.8 miles|
|North Port||FL||58,777||0||-||0||67.4 miles|
|Pembroke Pines||FL||146,408||0||-||0||90.8 miles|
|Miami Lakes||FL||-||1||11.3357||23||93.8 miles|
|Coral Springs||FL||125,980||0||-||0||95.7 miles|
|Miami Gardens||FL||113,813||3||37.6424||120||97.0 miles|