Computer Animation in Virginia

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Schools Offering Computer Animation Programs in Virginia


Around 0.0% of Virginia's graduates graduate from computer animation degree programs every year. That means an estimated 46 computer animators graduate from Virginia's 6 computer animation schools each year.

Top Schools

ITT Technical Institute-Richmond, which is located in Richmond, is the top-ranked school in Virginia that has a computer animation program. It received a ranking of 80th in the country in 2010. In 2010, ITT Technical Institute-Richmond graduated 17 students from its computer animation program. Students at ITT Technical Institute-Richmond paid $18,048 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Virginia that has a computer animation program is ITT Technical Institute-Norfolk. ITT Technical Institute-Norfolk, which was ranked 81st in the country in 2010, is located in Norfolk. In 2010, ITT Technical Institute-Norfolk graduated 9 students from its computer animation program. ITT Technical Institute-Norfolk charged in-state students $18,048 in tuition fees per year.

Regent University, which is located in Virginia Beach, is the third-ranked school in Virginia that has a computer animation program. It received a ranking of 89th in the country in 2010. 5 students graduated with degree in computer animation from Regent University in 2010. Students at Regent University paid $12,330 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Virginia computer animation school, average tuition will be $15,515 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $12,330 per year to $18,048 per year. The Virginia computer animation schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. ITT Technical Institute-Norfolk - located in Norfolk, students are charged $18,048 per year
  2. ITT Technical Institute-Richmond - located in Richmond, students are charged $18,048 per year
  3. Westwood College-Arlington Ballston - located in Arlington, students are charged $14,575 per year

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

  1. Regent University - located in Virginia Beach, students are charged $12,330 per year
  2. Westwood College-Arlington Ballston - located in Arlington, students are charged $14,575 per year
  3. Westwood College-Annandale - located in Annandale, students are charged $14,575 per year

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

Most people who graduate from computer animation school in Virginia go on to work as a computer animator. If you decide to work as a computer animator in Virginia, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 440 Virginia computer animators as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Virginia computer animators:

  1. Caroline County - 40 computer animators
  2. Chesapeake County

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of computer animators in the state of Virginia will grow to 1,600. This would require a 16% growth in the profession.

Salary

A computer animator in Virginia earns $57,430 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. computer animators in Virginia had varying salaries from $26,190 to $86,060 per year in 2010. A computer animator in the following Virginia counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Caroline County - $54,910 per year
  2. Chesapeake County - $52,530 per year

A computer animator in the following counties in Virginia make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Chesapeake County - $52,530 per year
  2. Caroline County - $54,910 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Virginia statistics regarding a career in computer animation. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as design or computer animation.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Animation in Virginia

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,460 miles from location The Art Institute of Virginia Beach Virginia Beach VA n/a n/a n/a
5,463 miles from location Regent University Virginia Beach VA 10.8299 61% 4,656
5,464 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Norfolk Norfolk VA 18.9467 100% 1,134
5,544 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Richmond Richmond VA 20.3606 100% 815
5,533 miles from location Westwood College-Arlington Ballston Arlington VA 3.81435 n/a 473
5,538 miles from location Westwood College-Annandale Annandale VA 4.71411 n/a 473
 

Curious what studying Computer Animation gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Multimedia Artists and Animators + 440 $57,430 -18.5%
 

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