Virginia Beach has a total population of 425,257 and a student population of 20,302. Of these students, 4,656 are enrolled in schools that offer animation programs.
The largest animation school in Virginia Beach, by student population, is Regent University. In 2010, Regent University graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in animation.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with an animation degree from one of Virginia Beach's animation schools. In 2009 tuition at animation schools in Virginia Beach was $11,290 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $880 for animation related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Virginia Beach-based animation schools, you will have an added expense of $4,275 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $20,960.
Many animation graduates choose to work as animators after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Virginia Beach, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 8,000 animators in Virginia, 800 were working in the greater Virginia Beach area. By the year 2018, the number of animators is expected to increase by 15% in Virginia Beach. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for animators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an animator in Virginia Beach is $42,670 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for animators.
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