Poplar Bluff, MO has one computer animation school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Missouri State University-West Plains has a total student population of 2,162. It is the 4651st highest ranked school in the USA and the 145th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University).
Computer Animation students from Poplar Bluff 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.
Poplar Bluff lies in Butler county, which is one of the 39 counties in Missouri. Overall, the Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area has 197,160 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $14.87/hr average worker wage, and a $30,940 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Missouri State University-West Plains ends up costing a student $10,438/yr.