Dallas, Texas has 2 animation schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a certificate in animation. With an overall population of 1,188,580 and a student population of 78,238, approximately 29,092 of Dallas students attend one of Dallas's schools that offer animation programs.
Of the 2 animation schools in Dallas, the largest animation school, by student population, is Southern Methodist University. Approximately 64 students graduated in 2010 from Southern Methodist University with credentials in animation.
A reported 73 students graduated with credentials in animation in Dallas in 2010. If you decide to attend a animation school in Dallas, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $18,195.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for animation related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Dallas-based animation schools, you will have an added expense of $12,360 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,076.
If you plan on staying in Dallas after graduating from animation school, you should know that job prospects for animators in Dallas, which is the most popular animation profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 animators in Texas were working in the greater Dallas area. Dallas's animator workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for animators.
As an animator in Dallas, you can expect to make an average salary of $46,070 per year. This is higher than the average salary for animators in the state.
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