Detroit has a total population of 951,270 and a student population of 64,350. Of these students, 1,405 are enrolled in schools that offer animation programs.
Of the 1 animation schools in Detroit, the largest animation school, by student population, is College for Creative Studies. In 2010, College for Creative Studies graduated approximately 39 students from its animation program.
In 2010, 39 students graduated with an animation degree in Detroit. In 2009 tuition at animation schools in Detroit was $29,985 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,600 for animation related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,500 per year, on average, for room and board at Detroit-based animation schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $36,085.
Many animation graduates choose to work as animators after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Detroit, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 7,180 animators in Michigan, 800 were working in the greater Detroit area. Detroit's animator workforce is projected 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 Detroit is $38,140 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for animators.
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