Animation in Arizona

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Schools Offering Animation Programs in Arizona


Each year, roughly 0.1% of Arizona students graduate with degrees in animation. In other words, every year an estimated 267 animators graduate from Arizona's 9 animation schools.

Top Schools

East Valley Institute of Technology, which is located in Mesa, is the top-ranked school in Arizona that has a animation program. It received a ranking of 66th in the country in 2010. In 2010, East Valley Institute of Technology graduated no students from its animation program.

The Art Center Design College-Tucson, which was ranked 74th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Arizona that has a animation program. It is located in Tucson. 5 students graduated with degree in animation from The Art Center Design College-Tucson in 2010. The tuition rate at The Art Center Design College-Tucson was $27,125 per year.

The Art Institute of Tucson, which was ranked 74th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Arizona that has a animation program. It is located in Tucson. The tuition rate at The Art Institute of Tucson was $17,316 per year.

Cost

Animation schools in Arizona, charge students an average tuition of $13,849 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $27,125 per year, or as little as $1,412 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Arizona animation schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. The Art Center Design College-Tucson - located in Tucson, students are charged $27,125 per year
  2. Collins College - located in Phoenix, students are charged $23,550 per year
  3. ITT Technical Institute-Tempe - located in Tempe, students are charged $18,048 per year

The animation schools in Arizona that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Pima Community College - located in Tucson, students are charged $1,412 per year
  2. Cochise College - located in Douglas, students are charged $1,560 per year
  3. The Art Institute of Tucson - located in Tucson, students are charged $17,316 per year

An animation degree from an Arizona school... what next?

Most people who graduate from animation school in Arizona go on to work as an animator. If you decide to work as an animator in Arizona, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 190 Arizona animators as of 2010. In Arizona, the largest numbers of animators work in the following counties:

  1. Maricopa County - 110 animators
  2. Pima County

Salary

An animator in Arizona makes an average of $56,690 per year. In 2010, however, some Arizona animators earned as little as less than $32,330 per year or as much as more than $96,360 per year. The following counties in Arizona have the highest average salaries for animators:

  1. Maricopa County - $64,080 per year
  2. Pima County - $47,540 per year

An animator in the following counties in Arizona make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Pima County - $47,540 per year
  2. Maricopa County - $64,080 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Arizona statistics regarding a career in animation and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as computer animation or design.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Animation in Arizona
  • Bachelor's Degree in Animation in Arizona
  • Certificate in Animation in Arizona

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,445 miles from location Pima Community College Tucson AZ 14.0724 n/a 35,880
7,381 miles from location Cochise College Douglas AZ 15.2807 n/a 4,739
7,489 miles from location The Art Institute of Phoenix Phoenix AZ 24.4504 92% 1,243
7,483 miles from location Collins College Phoenix AZ 19.6586 n/a 1,171
7,484 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Tempe Tempe AZ 22.0241 100% 840
7,445 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Tucson Tucson AZ 13.0443 100% 494
7,439 miles from location The Art Institute of Tucson Tucson AZ 26.3088 84% 346
7,441 miles from location The Art Center Design College-Tucson Tucson AZ 26.3803 100% 279
7,478 miles from location East Valley Institute of Technology Mesa AZ 34.1985 n/a 270
 

Curious what studying Animation gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Arizona

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Graphic Designers + 3,140 $43,480 -20.9%
2
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators + 200 $45,100 53.8%
3
Multimedia Artists and Animators + 190 $56,690 -34.5%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are animation related jobs in Arizona