North Charleston, SC (population: 99,930) has two computer animation schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Savannah College of Art and Design, the highest ranked school in this group with a computer animation program, has a total student population of 9,906. It is the 1668th highest ranked school in the USA and the 32nd highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University). To learn more about computer animation programs in North Charleston, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of computer animation professors at Savannah College of Art and Design such as Charles Dacosta, Michael Gargiulo, Troy Gustafson, Ashwin Inamdar, Jacques Khouri, and Jason Maurer.
Computer Animation students from North Charleston 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.
North Charleston lies in Berkeley county, which is one of the 27 counties in South Carolina. Overall, the Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville area has 280,880 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.8% unemployment rate, $18.57/hr average worker wage, and a $38,630 average annual salary.
Of the 2 computer animation schools with a 100-mile radius of North Charleston, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Savannah College of Art and Design comes out as the most expensive ($30,092/yr) for computer animation students, with ITT Technical Institute-Columbia as the lowest, reported at only $22,225/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from North Charleston|
|Mount Pleasant||SC||67,849||4||14.9584||103||12.2 miles|
|Myrtle Beach||SC||-||3||18.832||7||85.7 miles|