Minneapolis has a general population of 382,618 and an overall student population of 152,433. Approximately 1,790 of Minneapolis's students are enrolled in schools that offer computer animation programs.
Of the 1 computer animation schools in Minneapolis, the largest computer animation school, by student population, is Minnesota School of Business and is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). In 2010, approximately 24 students graduated from the Computer Animation program at Minnesota School of Business.
A reported 24 students graduated with credentials in computer animation in Minneapolis in 2010. If you decide to attend a computer animation school in Minneapolis, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $15,390.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,620 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a computer animation program in Minneapolis.
If you plan on staying in Minneapolis after graduating from computer animation school, you should know that job prospects for computer animators in Minneapolis, which is the most popular computer animation profession, are average. In 2010, there were 1,840 computer animators in Minnesota. Of these computer animators, 630 were working in the greater Minneapolis area. Minneapolis's computer animator workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer animators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a computer animator in Minneapolis is $52,080 per year, which is the same as the average for computer animators state-wide.