Animation in Texas

The Top 3 Online Schools: Get Free Info

  • Walden University Btn_top_more_info
  • Capella University Btn_top_more_info
  • American Intercontinental University Btn_top_more_info
Ad_cliff_notes Ad_open_courseware Never-leave-home

There are schools offering animation programs in Texas!

You may want to consider online colleges as well!
Great programs and courses just at the click of your finger!
 

Schools Offering Animation Programs in Texas


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Texas receive animation degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 293 animators graduate from Texas' 14 animation schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Texas that has a animation program is The University of Texas at Dallas. The University of Texas at Dallas, which was ranked 28th in the country in 2010, is located in Richardson. 146 students graduated with a degree in animation from The University of Texas at Dallas in 2010. The tuition rate at The University of Texas at Dallas was $9,886 per year.

University of the Incarnate Word, which is located in San Antonio, is the second-ranked school in Texas that has a animation program. It received a ranking of 45th in the country in 2010. 3 students graduated with degree in animation from University of the Incarnate Word in 2010. The tuition rate at University of the Incarnate Word was $21,890 per year.

Southern Methodist University, which was ranked 45th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Texas that has a animation program. It is located in Dallas. 61 students graduated with degree in animation from Southern Methodist University in 2010. The tuition rate at Southern Methodist University was $37,230 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Texas' animation schools ranges from $37,230 per year to $1,024 per year. But, the average tuition is $10,155 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Texas animation schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Southern Methodist University - located in Dallas, students are charged $37,230 per year
  2. University of the Incarnate Word - located in San Antonio, students are charged $21,890 per year
  3. The Art Institute of Houston - located in Houston, students are charged $17,618 per year

The following Texas animation schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Collin County Community College District - located in McKinney, students are charged $1,024 per year
  2. Lee College - located in Baytown, students are charged $1,086 per year
  3. Richland College - located in Dallas, students are charged $1,230 per year

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

A large number of Texas animation graduates become animators. In 2010, there were 1,530 animators working in Texas. The following counties have the largest number of Texas animators:

  1. Collin County - 640 animators
  2. Bastrop County - 290 animators
  3. Austin County - 220 animators

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of animators in Texas will grow by 18%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 5,770 animators working in Texas.

Salary

An animator in Texas makes an average of $57,740 per year. But, salaries for animators can vary. In 2010, animators made as little as less than $26,550 per year or as much as more than $97,140 per year in Texas. An animator in the following Texas counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Collin County - $65,370 per year
  2. Atascosa County - $57,560 per year
  3. Austin County - $56,300 per year

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

  1. Bastrop County - $49,780 per year
  2. Austin County - $56,300 per year
  3. Atascosa County - $57,560 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Texas 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 Texas
  • Bachelor's Degree in Animation in Texas
  • Master's Degree in Animation in Texas
  • Certificate in Animation in Texas

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

View Online Schools
Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,548 miles from location Houston Community College Houston TX 16.1985 n/a 54,942
6,737 miles from location South Texas College Mcallen TX 12.2411 n/a 26,338
6,619 miles from location Collin County Community College District McKinney TX 11.5039 n/a 24,872
6,616 miles from location Richland College Dallas TX 10.4096 n/a 18,201
6,555 miles from location Sam Houston State University Huntsville TX 29.6109 25% 16,772
6,616 miles from location The University of Texas at Dallas Richardson TX 71.7747 47% 15,783
6,749 miles from location Northwest Vista College San Antonio TX 11.4584 n/a 14,587
6,619 miles from location Southern Methodist University Dallas TX 37.1432 30% 10,891
6,567 miles from location Texas A & M University-Commerce Commerce TX 26.7013 46% 9,021
6,734 miles from location University of the Incarnate Word San Antonio TX 54.816 32% 6,756
6,524 miles from location Lee College Baytown TX 12.8813 n/a 6,658
6,553 miles from location The Art Institute of Houston Houston TX 21.6066 91% 2,223
6,618 miles from location South University-The Art Institute of Dallas Dallas TX 23.3308 90% 2,067
6,682 miles from location The Art Institute of Austin Austin TX 11.2573 95% 873
 

Curious what studying Animation gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Graphic Designers + 11,020 $44,590 2.3%
2
Multimedia Artists and Animators + 1,530 $57,740 -12.6%
3
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators + 290 $42,990 -25.6%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are animation related jobs in Texas