With an overall population of 8,008,278 and a student population of 270,109, approximately 10,413 of New York students attend one of New York's schools that offer computer animation programs.
The largest computer animation school in New York, by student population, is Fashion Institute of Technology. In 2010, Fashion Institute of Technology graduated approximately 17 students with credentials in computer animation.
A reported 17 students graduated with credentials in computer animation in New York in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at New York's computer animation schools was $19,262 per year for instate students and $26,690 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,750 for computer animation related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,248 per year, on average, for room and board at New York-based computer animation schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,799.
If you plan on staying in New York after graduating from computer animation school, you should know that job prospects for computer animators in New York, which is the most popular computer animation profession, are not very good. By the year 2018, the number of computer animators is expected to increase by 5% in New York. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer animators.