Computer Animation in Colorado

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Schools Offering Computer Animation Programs in Colorado


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Colorado graduates receive degrees in computer animation. That means an estimated 124 computer animators graduate from Colorado's 10 computer animation schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Colorado that has a computer animation program is Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design. Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, which was ranked 39th in the country in 2010, is located in Denver. In 2010, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design graduated 15 students from its computer animation program. Tuition at Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design was $26,832 per year.

The second-ranked school in Colorado with a computer animation program is The Art Institute of Colorado, which is located in Denver. In 2010, it was ranked 75th nationwide. In 2010, The Art Institute of Colorado graduated 38 students from its computer animation program. The tuition rate at The Art Institute of Colorado was $17,532 per year.

The third-ranked school in Colorado with a computer animation program is Trinidad State Junior College, which is located in Trinidad. In 2010, it was ranked 79th nationwide. In 2010, 1 students graduated from Trinidad State Junior College computer animation program. Trinidad State Junior College charged in-state students $3,378 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Colorado's computer animation schools ranges from $26,832 per year to $2,068 per year. But, the average tuition is $7,787 per year. In 2010, the computer animation schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Colorado were:

  1. Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design - located in Denver, students are charged $26,832 per year
  2. The Art Institute of Colorado - located in Denver, students are charged $17,532 per year
  3. Westwood College-Denver South - located in Denver, students are charged $14,227 per year

The following Colorado computer animation schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Aims Community College - located in Greeley, students are charged $2,068 per year
  2. Red Rocks Community College - located in Denver, students are charged $2,625 per year
  3. Front Range Community College - located in Westminster, students are charged $2,625 per year

A computer animation degree from a Colorado school... what next?

A large number of Colorado computer animation graduates become computer animators. If you decide to work as a computer animator in Colorado, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 190 Colorado computer animators as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Colorado computer animators:

  1. Adams County - 140 computer animators

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of computer animators is expected to grow by 14% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,140 computer animators working in the Colorado then.

Salary

On average, a computer animator earns a salary of $54,270 per year in Colorado state. In 2010, however, some Colorado computer animators earned as little as less than $37,160 per year or as much as more than $74,010 per year. On average a computer animator earns the most in the following Colorado counties:

  1. Adams County - $54,920 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in computer animation in Colorado and to compare salaries with various related fields such as design or computer animation, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Computer Animation in Colorado
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Animation in Colorado
  • Certificate in Computer Animation in Colorado

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,019 miles from location Front Range Community College Westminster CO 13.185 n/a 18,713
7,019 miles from location Pikes Peak Community College Colorado Springs CO 12.8957 n/a 13,572
7,027 miles from location Red Rocks Community College Denver CO 12.8922 n/a 9,143
7,016 miles from location Pueblo Community College Pueblo CO 11.594 n/a 6,592
6,999 miles from location Aims Community College Greeley CO 16.8194 n/a 5,510
7,018 miles from location The Art Institute of Colorado Denver CO 25.0746 95% 2,320
0 miles from location Morgan Community College Fort Morgan CO 17.5808 n/a 1,918
7,022 miles from location Trinidad State Junior College Trinidad CO 21.1619 n/a 1,812
7,023 miles from location Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design Denver CO 61.4626 100% 586
7,022 miles from location Westwood College-Denver South Denver CO 8.56323 n/a 445
 

Curious what studying Computer Animation gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Multimedia Artists and Animators + 190 $54,270 -32.1%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are computer animation related jobs in Colorado