Peru, NE has two computer animation schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Vatterott College-Spring Valley Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with a computer animation program, has a total student population of 748. It is the 3939th highest ranked school in the USA and the 34th highest in the state of Nebraska (#1 is University of Nebraska at Kearney).
Computer Animation students from Peru 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.
Peru lies in Nemaha county, which is one of the 40 counties in Nebraska. Overall, the Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area has 47,920 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $15.44/hr average worker wage, and a $32,110 average annual salary.
Of the 2 computer animation schools with a 100-mile radius of Peru, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Omaha comes out as the most expensive ($22,177/yr) for computer animation students, with Vatterott College-Spring Valley Campus as the lowest, reported at only $16,595/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Peru|
|Council Bluffs||IA||59,918||3||15.2545||57||53.4 miles|
|Saint Joseph||MO||76,371||4||37.3685||160||69.1 miles|