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Animation Schools in Chicago, Illinois

Animation Schools in Chicago, IL

If you are interested in pursuing animation, you may want to consider attending one of the 6 animation schools in Chicago, Illinois. With an overall population of 2,896,016 and a student population of 248,289, approximately 47,836 of Chicago students attend one of Chicago's schools that offer animation programs.

Of the 6 animation schools in Chicago, the largest animation school, by student population, is Columbia College Chicago. In 2010, approximately 22 students graduated from the Animation program at Columbia College Chicago.

In 2010, 63 students graduated with an animation degree from one of Chicago's animation schools. If you decide to attend a animation school in Chicago, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $18,318.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,603 for animation related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,488 per year, on average, for room and board at Chicago-based animation schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $24,464.

Animation Salaries and Career Outlook in Chicago

If you plan on staying in Chicago after graduating from animation school, you should know that job prospects for animators in Chicago, which is the most popular animation profession, are average. In 2010, of the 12,000 animators in Illinois, 7,800 were working in the greater Chicago area. Chicago's animator workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for animators.

The average salary you can expect to earn as an animator in Chicago is $48,230 per year, which is higher than the average for animators state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Animation Degree in Chicago
  • Associates Degree in Animation
  • Bachelors Degree in Animation
  • Animation Classes
  • Animation Courses
  • Animation Training

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  1. 1DePaul UniversityDePaul University

    Address:
    55 E Jackson, Chicago, Illinois 60604

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2Columbia College ChicagoColumbia College Chicago

    Address:
    600 South Michigan, Chicago, Illinois 60605-1996

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  3. 3City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington CollegeCity Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College

    Address:
    30 E Lake St, Chicago, Illinois 60601-2449

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  4. 4Westwood College-O'Hare AirportWestwood College-O'Hare Airport

    Address:
    8501 W. Higgins Road Suite 100, Chicago, Illinois 60631

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree

  5. 5Westwood College-Chicago LoopWestwood College-Chicago Loop

    Address:
    17 N State St-Ste 300, Chicago, Illinois 60602

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree

  6. 6American Academy of ArtAmerican Academy of Art

    Address:
    332 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60604-4302

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree

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