With an overall population of 10,866 and a student population of 2,283, approximately 2,162 of West Plains students attend one of West Plains's schools that offer animation programs.
The largest animation school in West Plains, by student population, is Missouri State University-West Plains. In 2010, Missouri State University-West Plains graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in animation.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,958 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all West Plains animation schools was an average of $18,018 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $974 for animation related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,920 per year, on average, for room and board at West Plains-based animation schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,548.
After graduating with your credentials in animation, if you decide to work as an animator in West Plains, your job prospects are not very good. There were 4,880 animators working in Missouri and 110 working in the greater West Plains area in 2010. The number of animators in West Plains is expected to increase by 1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for animators.
As an animator in West Plains, you can expect to make an average salary of $27,770 per year. This is lower than the average salary for animators in the state.
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