Elmhurst has a total population of 42,762 and a student population of 3,363. Of these students, 3,363 are enrolled in schools that offer animation programs.
Elmhurst's largest animation school is Elmhurst College. In 2010, Elmhurst College graduated approximately 3 students from its animation program.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with an animation degree in Elmhurst. In 2009 tuition at animation schools in Elmhurst was $27,330 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 animation program in Elmhurst. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,874 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $33,000.
Many animation graduates choose to work as animators after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Elmhurst, your job prospects are average. There were 12,000 animators working in Illinois and 7,800 working in the greater Elmhurst area in 2010. The number of animators in Elmhurst is expected 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 Elmhurst is $48,230 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for animators.
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