Washington contains twelve schools that offer computer animation programs. DigiPen Institute of Technology, the highest-ranking computer animation school in WA, has a total student population of 890 and is the 230th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 computer animation schools in Washington, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Seattle comes out as the most expensive ($28,174/yr), with Bellevue College as the lowest recorded at only $4,749/yr.
Computer Animation students from Washington 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 Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from computer animation, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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