Virginia contains nine schools that offer computer animation programs. ITT Technical Institute-Springfield, the highest-ranking computer animation school in VA, has a total student population of 897 and is the 3103rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 computer animation schools in Virginia, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Washington comes out as the most expensive ($42,518/yr), with New River Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,925/yr.
Computer Animation students from Virginia 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.
Also, within the computer animation schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from computer animation, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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