With an overall population of 362,470 and a student population of 150,768, approximately 3,913 of Miami students attend one of Miami's schools that offer computer animation programs.
The largest computer animation school in Miami, by student population, is AI Miami International University of Art and Design. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from AI Miami International University of Art and Design with credentials in computer animation.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a computer animation degree in Miami. In 2009 tuition at computer animation schools in Miami was $30,550 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,700 for computer animation related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Miami-based computer animation schools, you will have an added expense of $9,600 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $37,178.
If you plan on staying in Miami after graduating from computer animation school, you should know that job prospects for computer animators in Miami, which is the most popular computer animation profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 computer animators in Florida were working in the greater Miami area. By the year 2018, the number of computer animators is expected to increase by 2% in Miami. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer animators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a computer animator in Miami is $56,010 per year, which is higher than the average for computer animators state-wide.
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