Parsons has a total population of 11,514 and a student population of 1,756. Of these students, 1,756 are enrolled in schools that offer animation programs.
Of the 1 animation schools in Parsons, the largest animation school, by student population, is Labette Community College. In 2010, Labette Community College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in animation.
Tuition in 2009 at Parsons's animation schools was $6,255 per year for instate students and $7,005 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $825 for animation related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Parsons-based animation schools, you will have an added expense of $680 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,575.
If you plan on staying in Parsons after graduating from animation school, you should know that job prospects for animators in Parsons, which is the most popular animation profession, are average. In 2010, of the 2,920 animators in Kansas, 310 were working in the greater Parsons area. The number of animators in Parsons is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for animators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an animator in Parsons is $29,470 per year, which is lower than the average for animators state-wide.
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