Animation in Tennessee

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Schools Offering Animation Programs in Tennessee


Each year, roughly 0.1% of Tennessee students graduate with degrees in animation. That means an estimated 74 animators graduate from Tennessee's 8 animation schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Tennessee with a animation program is East Tennessee State University, which is located in Johnson City. In 2010, it was ranked 72nd nationwide. In 2010, 33 students graduated from East Tennessee State University's animation program. East Tennessee State University charged in-state students $5,823 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Tennessee that has a animation program is ITT Technical Institute-Knoxville. ITT Technical Institute-Knoxville, which was ranked 78th in the country in 2010, is located in Knoxville. 11 students graduated with degree in animation from ITT Technical Institute-Knoxville in 2010. Tuition at ITT Technical Institute-Knoxville was $18,048 per year.

The third-ranked school in Tennessee that has a animation program is ITT Technical Institute-Nashville. ITT Technical Institute-Nashville, which was ranked 79th in the country in 2010, is located in Nashville. In 2010, ITT Technical Institute-Nashville graduated 17 students from its animation programs. Tuition at ITT Technical Institute-Nashville was $18,048 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Tennessee animation school, average tuition will be $15,536 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $5,823 per year to $23,950 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Tennessee animation schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Memphis College of Art - located in Memphis, students are charged $23,950 per year
  2. ITT Technical Institute-Nashville - located in Nashville, students are charged $18,048 per year
  3. ITT Technical Institute-Knoxville - located in Knoxville, students are charged $18,048 per year

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

  1. East Tennessee State University - located in Johnson City, students are charged $5,823 per year
  2. Vatterott Career College - located in Memphis, students are charged $9,850 per year
  3. International Academy of Design and Technology - located in Nashville, students are charged $12,975 per year

An animation degree from a Tennessee school... what next?

A large number of Tennessee animation graduates become animators. Tennessee had 120 animators in 2010. The Tennessee counties with the largest populations of animators are:

  1. Cannon County - 40 animators
  2. Catoosa County - 40 animators

Salary

On average, animators earn $52,090 per year. But, salaries for animators can vary. In 2010, animators made as little as less than $27,240 per year or as much as more than $93,170 per year in Tennessee. The counties in Tennessee with the highest average salary for an animator are:

  1. Cannon County - $58,350 per year
  2. Catoosa County - $39,140 per year

On average, animators earns the least in the following Tennessee counties:

  1. Catoosa County - $39,140 per year
  2. Cannon County - $58,350 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Tennessee 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.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Animation in Tennessee
  • Certificate in Animation in Tennessee

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,800 miles from location East Tennessee State University Johnson City TN 27.8697 51% 14,421
6,039 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Nashville Nashville TN 21.1198 100% 1,041
6,215 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Cordova Memphis TN 19.1184 100% 1,009
5,896 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Knoxville Knoxville TN 22.1777 100% 997
6,037 miles from location The Art Institute of Tennessee-Nashville Nashville TN 12.4417 95% 717
6,040 miles from location International Academy of Design and Technology Nashville TN 6.97748 n/a 695
6,225 miles from location Memphis College of Art Memphis TN 17.4899 41% 451
6,215 miles from location Vatterott Career College Memphis TN n/a n/a 257
 

Curious what studying Animation gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators + n/a $51,280
2
Graphic Designers + 2,970 $39,350 -4.2%
3
Multimedia Artists and Animators + 120 $52,090 -40.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are animation related jobs in Tennessee