Costa Mesa has a general population of 108,724 and an overall student population of 27,906. Approximately 25,316 of Costa Mesa's students are enrolled in schools that offer computer animation programs.
Of the 1 computer animation schools in Costa Mesa, the largest computer animation school, by student population, is Orange Coast College. In 2010, Orange Coast College graduated approximately 3 students with credentials in computer animation.
A total of 3 students graduated with credentials in computer animation from computer animation schools in Costa Mesa in 2010. In 2009 tuition at computer animation schools in Costa Mesa was $686 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a computer animation program in Costa Mesa.
After graduating with your credentials in computer animation, if you decide to work as a computer animator in Costa Mesa, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 24,900 computer animators in California. Of these computer animators, 510 were working in the greater Costa Mesa area. Costa Mesa's computer animator workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer animators.
As a computer animator in Costa Mesa, you can expect to make an average salary of $62,660 per year. This is lower than the average salary for computer animators in the state.