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Schools Offering Animation Programs in Georgia

Around 0.2% of Georgia's graduates graduate from animation degree programs every year. Thus, Georgia's 12 animation schools put out approximately 382 animators each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Georgia with a animation program is Savannah College of Art and Design, which is located in Savannah. In 2010, it was ranked 68th nationwide. 310 students graduated with a degree in animation from Savannah College of Art and Design in 2010. Tuition at Savannah College of Art and Design was $29,570 per year.

The second-ranked school in Georgia that has a animation program is Southern Crescent Technical College. Southern Crescent Technical College, which was ranked 82nd in the country in 2010, is located in Griffin. Students at Southern Crescent Technical College paid $2,268 per year in tuition fees.

ITT Technical Institute-Duluth, which was ranked 82nd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Georgia that has a animation program. It is located in Duluth. In 2010, ITT Technical Institute-Duluth graduated 1 students from its animation programs. ITT Technical Institute-Duluth charged in-state students $18,048 in tuition fees per year.


Tuition at Georgia's animation schools ranges from $29,570 per year to $1,863 per year. But, the average tuition is $10,253 per year. The Georgia animation schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Savannah College of Art and Design - located in Savannah, students are charged $29,570 per year
  2. ITT Technical Institute-Kennesaw - located in Kennesaw, students are charged $18,048 per year
  3. ITT Technical Institute-Duluth - located in Duluth, students are charged $18,048 per year

The animation schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Georgia were:

  1. Central Georgia Technical College - located in Macon, students are charged $1,863 per year
  2. Gwinnett Technical College - located in Lawrenceville, students are charged $2,064 per year
  3. Southern Crescent Technical College - located in Griffin, students are charged $2,268 per year

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

Most people who graduate from animation school in Georgia go on to work as an animator. Georgia had 640 animators in 2010. In Georgia, the largest numbers of animators work in the following counties:

  1. Barrow County - 580 animators

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of animators is expected to grow by 25% by 2018. There are projected to be 3,720 animators working in the Georgia then.


On average, animators earn $54,070 per year. In 2010, however, some Georgia animators earned as little as less than $18,240 per year or as much as more than $72,540 per year. The following counties in Georgia have the highest average salaries for animators:

  1. Barrow County - $54,530 per year

More Information

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

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Graphic Designers 5,190 $48,760 26.3%
Multimedia Artists and Animators 640 $54,070 88.2%
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 370 $34,780 94.7%

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