Big Rapids has a general population of 10,849 and an overall student population of 13,865. Approximately 13,865 of Big Rapids's students are enrolled in schools that offer computer animation programs.
Big Rapids's largest computer animation school is Ferris State University. In 2010, approximately 38 students graduated from the Computer Animation program at Ferris State University.
In 2010, 38 students graduated with a computer animation degree from one of Big Rapids's computer animation schools. Tuition in 2009 at Big Rapids's computer animation schools was $21,522 per year for instate students and $28,812 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for computer animation related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,940 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Big Rapids after graduating from computer animation school, you should know that job prospects for computer animators in Big Rapids, which is the most popular computer animation profession, are average. The number of computer animators in Big Rapids is expected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer animators.