Saint Joseph, MO (population: 76,371) has three computer animation schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Kansas City Art Institute, the highest ranked school in this group with a computer animation program, has a total student population of 690. It is the 3541st highest ranked school in the USA and the 106th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University).
Computer Animation students from Saint Joseph 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.
Of the 3 computer animation schools with a 100-mile radius of Saint Joseph, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kansas City Art Institute comes out as the most expensive ($23,883/yr) for computer animation students, with Johnson County Community College as the lowest, reported at only $9,481/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Saint Joseph|
|North Kansas City||MO||-||1||17.668||0||45.7 miles|
|Kansas City||MO||454,520||32||15.0915||547||46.6 miles|
|Blue Springs||MO||57,147||1||22.3674||5||59.0 miles|
|Lees Summit||MO||-||1||10.817||19||62.9 miles|