Greenwood, IN (population: 50,562) has six computer animation schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Indiana Wesleyan University, the highest ranked school in this group with a computer animation program, has a total student population of 15,345. It is the 227th highest ranked school in the USA and the 10th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Computer Animation students from Greenwood 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.
Greenwood lies in Johnson county, which is one of the 39 counties in Indiana. Overall, the Indianapolis-Carmel area has 870,660 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $20.15/hr average worker wage, and a $41,900 average annual salary.
Of the 6 computer animation schools with a 100-mile radius of Greenwood, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis comes out as the most expensive ($23,445/yr) for computer animation students, with Jefferson Community and Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $8,103/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Greenwood|
|Terre Haute||IN||60,269||5||28.5376||204||68.5 miles|
|West Lafayette||IN||-||1||78.6553||122||70.0 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||91.3 miles|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||93.6 miles|
|North Manchester||IN||-||1||55.0629||70||97.2 miles|