Nashville, TN (population: 605,197) has three computer animation schools within its city limits. ITT Technical Institute-Nashville, the highest ranked school in the city with a computer animation program, has a total student population of 1,041. It is the 3840th highest ranked school in the USA and the 108th highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University).
Computer Animation students from Nashville 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.
Nashville lies in Davidson county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area has 719,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $19.13/hr average worker wage, and a $39,790 average annual salary.
Of the 3 computer animation schools in Nashville, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Tennessee-Nashville comes out as the most expensive ($30,998/yr) for computer animation students, with ITT Technical Institute-Nashville as the lowest, reported at only $21,757/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Nashville|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||58.5 miles|