Computer Animation in Minnesota

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Schools Offering Computer Animation Programs in Minnesota


Each year, roughly 0.0% of Minnesota students graduate with degrees in computer animation. In other words, every year an estimated 59 computer animators graduate from Minnesota's 5 computer animation schools.

Top Schools

Northwestern College, which is located in Saint Paul, is the top-ranked school in Minnesota that has a computer animation program. It received a ranking of 71st in the country in 2010. In 2010, Northwestern College graduated 3 students from its computer animation program. Students at Northwestern College paid $24,570 per year in tuition fees.

The Art Institutes International Minnesota, which was ranked 74th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Minnesota that has a computer animation program. It is located in Minneapolis. In 2010, 24 students graduated from The Art Institutes International Minnesota computer animation program. Students at The Art Institutes International Minnesota paid $17,416 per year in tuition fees.

Minnesota School of Business, which is located in Minneapolis, is the third-ranked school in Minnesota that has a computer animation program. It received a ranking of 78th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 24 students graduated from Minnesota School of Business computer animation program. Tuition at Minnesota School of Business was $15,660 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Minnesota computer animation school, average tuition will be $16,159 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $5,099 per year to $24,570 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Minnesota computer animation schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Northwestern College - located in Saint Paul, students are charged $24,570 per year
  2. ITT Technical Institute-Eden Prairie - located in Eden Prairie, students are charged $18,048 per year
  3. The Art Institutes International Minnesota - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $17,416 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Minnesota computer animation schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Northland Community and Technical College - located in Thief River Falls, students are charged $5,099 per year
  2. Minnesota School of Business - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $15,660 per year
  3. The Art Institutes International Minnesota - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $17,416 per year

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

Most people who graduate from computer animation school in Minnesota go on to work as a computer animator. In 2010, there were 770 computer animators working in Minnesota. The following counties have the largest number of Minnesota computer animators:

  1. Anoka County - 630 computer animators

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of computer animators is expected to grow by 8% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,990 computer animators working in the Minnesota then.

Salary

A computer animator in Minnesota makes an average of $51,160 per year. However, this number is only an average. computer animators in Minnesota had varying salaries from $34,140 to $77,000 per year in 2010. A computer animator in the following Minnesota counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Anoka County - $53,300 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in computer animation in Minnesota 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 Minnesota
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Animation in Minnesota
  • Certificate in Computer Animation in Minnesota

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Multimedia Artists and Animators 770 $51,160 18.5%
 

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