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Animation Schools in Colorado

There are ten Colorado schools offering animation programs. In 2010, 130 students graduated with degrees from Colorado animation schools. 53 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 46 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 140 students graduate from animation programs in this state per year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from animation programs. Of those, 31 students graduated with animation certificates, 46 with a degree at the associate's level, and 53 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Ten animation schools are located in this state. Of these, three schools are private, while seven schools are public. Tuition at a private animation school varies from $10,665 to $26,832.

Average tuition for programs in animation is $16,573. The highest tuition for animation programs, which is $26,832 each year, is at the Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, while the lowest tuition in Colorado is at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs.

Schools in Colorado offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees in animation. No undergraduate level animation students sought degrees at the masters level in 2010.

Animation Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

On average, 140 students graduate from animation programs in this state per year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from animation programs. Of those, 31 students graduated with animation certificates, 46 with a degree at the associate's level, and 53 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Animation Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 16
  • Certificate 2007: 13
  • Certificate 2008: 29
  • Certificate 2009: 25
  • Certificate 2010: 31
  • Associate 2006: 38
  • Associate 2007: 25
  • Associate 2008: 28
  • Associate 2009: 40
  • Associate 2010: 46
  • Bachelor 2006: 67
  • Bachelor 2007: 68
  • Bachelor 2008: 94
  • Bachelor 2009: 70
  • Bachelor 2010: 53

Animation Program Availability in Colorado

Colorado schools offer a total of 14 programs in animation. Of these programs, approximately 57.1% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level.

Animation Program Availability in Colorado

  • Certificate: 4
  • Associate: 8
  • Bachelor: 2

Computer Occupations, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Computer Occupations, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48930
  • 25th Percentile: 62880
  • Median: 78660
  • 75th Percentile: 96010
  • 90th Percentile: 114150

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Salary by Percentile

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36370
  • 25th Percentile: 41780
  • Median: 51510
  • 75th Percentile: 63630
  • 90th Percentile: 74500

Computer Occupations, All Other — Employment Trend

Computer Occupations, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 69550
  • Median Salary 2007: 71090
  • Median Salary 2008: 73750
  • Median Salary 2009: 75540
  • Median Salary 2010: 78660
  • Total Employed 2006: 5710
  • Total Employed 2007: 6230
  • Total Employed 2008: 7030
  • Total Employed 2009: 6800
  • Total Employed 2010: 6360

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Employment Trend

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45250
  • Median Salary 2007: 46700
  • Median Salary 2008: 48480
  • Median Salary 2009: 50370
  • Median Salary 2010: 51510
  • Total Employed 2006: 210
  • Total Employed 2007: 370
  • Total Employed 2008: 310
  • Total Employed 2009: 260
  • Total Employed 2010: 190

Colorado vs National Animation Employment

Colorado vs National Animation Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 3.124% (6550)

Animation Schools in Colorado

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1. The Art Institute of Colorado - Colorado

1200 Lincoln Street
Denver, CO 80203-2983
(303) 837-0825

The Art Institute of Colorado-Colorado is in the center of Denver and this college offers one program in animation. Overall, 2,235 students pursue degrees in 22 AI- Colorado programs. It is the oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering animation programs.

2. Trinidad State Junior College

600 Prospect St
Trinidad, CO 81082
(719) 846-5011

Trinidad State Junior College offers one program in animation. This college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this public college is the seventh largest institution in the state of Colorado offering animation.

3. The Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design

1600 Pierce St
Denver, CO 80214
(303) 753-6046

The Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design is located in the suburbs of Denver, Colorado and RMCAD offers one program in animation. 684 students seek degrees in eight Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design programs, overall. It ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Colorado.

4. Morgan Community College

920 Barlow Road
Fort Morgan, CO 80701
(970) 542-3100

Morgan Community College, which is very close to Fort Morgan, Colorado, is located in a rural area. It offers two animation programs. Specifically, it offers one animation certificate to students and one animation degree at the associate's level. It is one of 14 community colleges in Colorado. This college is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering animation programs.

5. Pueblo Community College

900 West Orman Avenue
Pueblo, CO 81004-1499
(719) 549-3200

Pueblo Community College is 1.6 miles from the center of the city and this college offers one animation program. 7,943 students seek degrees in 59 programs at this college, overall. It is the fifth largest institution in the state of Colorado offering animation.

6. Red Rocks Community College

13300 W Sixth Ave
Lakewood, CO 80228-1255
(303) 914-6600

Red Rocks Community College offers two programs in animation. It offers two associate's level degrees in animation to students. It is located in the suburbs of Lakewood, Colorado. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in animation.

7. Aims Community College

5401 W. 20th St.
Greeley, CO 80632
(970) 330-8008

Aims Community College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Greeley, CO and it offers one program in animation. It is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in animation.

8. Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs

4435 N Chestnut Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80907-3812
(719) 598-0200

Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs is 4.2 miles from the center of the city and CTU Colorado Springs offers one program in animation. In terms of programs, this school is the second largest institution in the state of Colorado offering animation.

9. Pikes Peak Community College

5675 S Academy Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5498
(719) 502-2000

Pikes Peak Community College offers two animation programs. Out of those, students are offered one animation certificate by it and one associate's level animation degree. It is located in the suburbs of Colorado Springs, Colorado. It is a public 2-year institution. This college is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering animation programs.

10. Front Range Community College

3645 W 112th Ave
Westminster, CO 80031
(303) 404-5000

Front Range Community College is in the suburbs of Westminster, Colorado. It offers two animation programs. Of those, it offers one animation certificate to students and one associate's level animation degree. It is one of 14 community colleges in Colorado. This college is the biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering animation in terms of programs.