Orange City, IA has one computer animation school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Dakota State University has a total student population of 2,827. It is the 3333rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 15th highest in the state of South Dakota (#1 is Augustana College).
Computer Animation students from Orange City 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.
Orange City lies in Sioux county, which is one of the 52 counties in Iowa. Overall, the Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area has 147,190 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $15.78/hr average worker wage, and a $32,810 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Dakota State University ends up costing a student $12,024/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Orange City|
|Sioux City||IA||83,250||6||24.3659||219||38.9 miles|
|Sioux Falls||SD||160,938||10||21.3787||260||50.0 miles|
|Storm Lake||IA||-||2||49.0567||85||50.2 miles|