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 computer animation programs.
Of the 1 computer animation schools in Virginia Beach, the largest computer animation school, by student population, is Regent University. In 2010, Regent University graduated approximately 5 students from its computer animation program.
A total of 5 students graduated with credentials in computer animation from computer animation schools in Virginia Beach in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,290 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $880 for computer animation related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Virginia Beach-based computer 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.
After graduating with your credentials in computer animation, if you decide to work as a computer animator in Virginia Beach, your job prospects are good. The number of computer animators in Virginia Beach is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for computer animators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a computer animator in Virginia Beach is $53,400 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for computer animators.