If you are interested in pursuing computer animation, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 computer animation schools in Dallas, Texas. 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 computer animation programs.
Of the 2 computer animation schools in Dallas, the largest computer animation school, by student population, is Southern Methodist University. Approximately 64 students graduated in 2010 from Southern Methodist University with credentials in computer animation.
In 2010, 73 students graduated with a computer animation certificate in Dallas. If you decide to attend a computer animation school in Dallas, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $18,195.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for computer animation related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Dallas-based computer 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.
After graduating with your credentials in computer animation, if you decide to work as a computer animator in Dallas, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 4,860 computer animators in Texas, 640 were working in the greater Dallas area. The government projects that the number of computer animators in Dallas will increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for computer animators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a computer animator in Dallas is $64,480 per year, which is higher than the average for computer animators state-wide.
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