Somerset, KY has two computer animation schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. ITT Technical Institute-Knoxville, the highest ranked school in this group with a computer animation program, has a total student population of 997. It is the 3623rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 101st highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University).
Computer Animation students from Somerset 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.
Somerset lies in Pulaski county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area has 166,570 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $15.47/hr average worker wage, and a $32,170 average annual salary.
Of the 2 computer animation schools with a 100-mile radius of Somerset, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Louisville comes out as the most expensive ($22,636/yr) for computer animation students, with ITT Technical Institute-Knoxville as the lowest, reported at only $22,515/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Somerset|
|Saint Catharine||KY||-||1||13.7868||38||55.8 miles|