Commerce has a general population of 7,669 and an overall student population of 9,021. Approximately 9,021 of Commerce's students are enrolled in schools that offer animation programs.
Of the 1 animation schools in Commerce, the largest animation school, by student population, is Texas A & M University-Commerce. In 2010, Texas A & M University-Commerce graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in animation.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in animation from animation schools in Commerce in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Commerce's animation schools was $17,320 per year for instate students and $25,660 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a animation program in Commerce. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,090 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 Commerce after graduating from animation school, you should know that job prospects for animators in Commerce, which is the most popular animation profession, are good. In 2010, of the 15,420 animators in Texas, 2,710 were working in the greater Commerce area. By the year 2018, the number of animators is expected to increase by 13% in Commerce. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for animators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an animator in Commerce is $46,070 per year, which is higher than the average for animators state-wide.
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