Eureka has a general population of 26,128 and an overall student population of 7,708. Approximately 7,634 of Eureka's students are enrolled in schools that offer animation programs.
Of the 1 animation schools in Eureka, the largest animation school, by student population, is College of the Redwoods. In 2010, College of the Redwoods graduated approximately 3 students with credentials in animation.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with an animation degree in Eureka. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $10,724 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Eureka animation schools was an average of $16,148 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,330 for animation related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Eureka-based animation schools, you will have an added expense of $6,558 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,178.
Many animation graduates choose to work as animators after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Eureka, your job prospects are average. By the year 2018, the number of animators is expected to increase by 8% in Eureka. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for animators.