Sarasota has a general population of 52,715 and an overall student population of 4,253. Approximately 1,318 of Sarasota's students are enrolled in schools that offer computer animation programs.
Ringling College of Art and Design is the largest computer animation school in Sarasota, based on student population. Approximately 57 students graduated in 2010 from Ringling College of Art and Design with credentials in computer animation.
In 2010, 57 students graduated with a computer animation degree in Sarasota. If you decide to attend a computer animation school in Sarasota, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $28,880.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $2,625 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a computer animation program in Sarasota. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,470 per year, on average, for room and board at Sarasota-based computer animation schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $32,290.
If you plan on staying in Sarasota after graduating from computer animation school, you should know that job prospects for computer animators in Sarasota, which is the most popular computer animation profession, are not very good. By the year 2018, the number of computer animators is expected to increase by 2% in Sarasota. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer animators.