Minnesota contains seven schools that offer computer animation programs. Northwestern College, the highest-ranking computer animation school in MN, has a total student population of 3,070 and is the 2097th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 computer animation schools in Minnesota, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institutes International Minnesota comes out as the most expensive ($28,338/yr), with Northland Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $9,208/yr.
Computer Animation students from Minnesota 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.
Also, within the computer animation schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from computer animation, there are 5327 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,013 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,006, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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