Tulsa, OK (population: 387,683) has six computer animation schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Southwestern College, the highest ranked school in this group with a computer animation program, has a total student population of 1,810. It is the 553rd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Kansas.
Computer Animation students from Tulsa 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.
Tulsa lies in Osage county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Tulsa area has 423,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $18.09/hr average worker wage, and a $37,620 average annual salary.
Of the 6 computer animation schools with a 100-mile radius of Tulsa, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southwestern College comes out as the most expensive ($17,926/yr) for computer animation students, with Labette Community College as the lowest, reported at only $7,418/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tulsa|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||76.2 miles|
|Siloam Springs||AR||-||1||66.9948||62||77.1 miles|
|Arkansas City||KS||-||1||16.4747||36||89.5 miles|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||93.6 miles|