Atlanta, GA (population: 571,861) has four computer animation schools within its city limits. The Art Institute of Atlanta, the highest ranked school in the city with a computer animation program, has a total student population of 3,871. It is the 3922nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 85th highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University). To learn more about computer animation programs in Atlanta, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of computer animation professors at The Art Institute of Atlanta such as Mike McGill, and Paul Orlando.
Computer Animation students from Atlanta 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.
Atlanta lies in Fulton county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta area has 2,290,890 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0% unemployment rate, $22/hr average worker wage, and a $45,520 average annual salary.
Of the 4 computer animation schools in Atlanta, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Atlanta comes out as the most expensive ($36,852/yr) for computer animation students, with Westwood College-Atlanta Midtown as the lowest, reported at only $20,917/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Atlanta|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||6.9 miles|
|North Atlanta||GA||51,827||0||-||0||8.6 miles|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||56.4 miles|
|Toccoa Falls||GA||-||1||28.3429||33||83.8 miles|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||87.3 miles|
|Fort Valley||GA||-||1||21.9471||51||89.0 miles|
|Warner Robins||GA||64,183||3||21.3509||61||91.8 miles|
|Phenix City||AL||-||1||9.50663||23||95.3 miles|