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Computer Animation Schools in Illinois

There are 16 Illinois schools offering computer animation programs. 243 students graduated with degrees from Illinois computer animation schools in 2010. 195 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 39 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 213 students graduate from programs in Illinois in computer animation each year. This accounts for 6% of students who schools in the United States graduate from computer animation programs. Out of those, nine students graduated with computer animation certificates, 39 with a degree at the associate's level, and 195 with a bachelor's level degree.

16 computer animation schools are in Illinois. Out of these, while 11 schools are private, five schools are public. Tuition at a private computer animation school varies from $14,227 to $28,858.

Average tuition for programs in computer animation is $24,810. The highest tuition for computer animation programs, which is $28,858 each year, is at DePaul University, while the lowest tuition in this state is at Westwood College-Chicago Loop.

Computer animation schools in Illinois offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees. No students at the undergraduate level in computer animation pursued degrees at the masters level.

Computer Animation Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

On average, 213 students graduate from programs in Illinois in computer animation each year. This accounts for 6% of students who schools in the United States graduate from computer animation programs. Out of those, nine students graduated with computer animation certificates, 39 with a degree at the associate's level, and 195 with a bachelor's level degree.

Computer Animation Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 6
  • Certificate 2007: 12
  • Certificate 2008: 14
  • Certificate 2009: 18
  • Certificate 2010: 9
  • Associate 2006: 11
  • Associate 2007: 12
  • Associate 2008: 10
  • Associate 2009: 20
  • Associate 2010: 39
  • Bachelor 2006: 123
  • Bachelor 2007: 169
  • Bachelor 2008: 159
  • Bachelor 2009: 156
  • Bachelor 2010: 195
  • Master 2006: 0
  • Master 2007: 0
  • Master 2008: 0
  • Master 2009: 0
  • Master 2010: 0

Computer Animation Program Availability in Illinois

Schools in this state offer a total of 20 computer animation programs. Of these programs, 55% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Computer Animation Program Availability in Illinois

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 5
  • Bachelor: 11
  • Master: 1

Computer Occupations, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Computer Occupations, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34940
  • 25th Percentile: 50250
  • Median: 71490
  • 75th Percentile: 92730
  • 90th Percentile: 110590

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Salary by Percentile

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28240
  • 25th Percentile: 36480
  • Median: 53620
  • 75th Percentile: 69840
  • 90th Percentile: 91520

Computer Occupations, All Other — Employment Trend

Computer Occupations, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 69430
  • Median Salary 2007: 72320
  • Median Salary 2008: 74910
  • Median Salary 2009: 75710
  • Median Salary 2010: 71490
  • Total Employed 2006: 12900
  • Total Employed 2007: 14790
  • Total Employed 2008: 16250
  • Total Employed 2009: 15250
  • Total Employed 2010: 10650

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Employment Trend

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42060
  • Median Salary 2007: 44880
  • Median Salary 2008: 45360
  • Median Salary 2009: 50890
  • Median Salary 2010: 53620
  • Total Employed 2006: 960
  • Total Employed 2007: 910
  • Total Employed 2008: 920
  • Total Employed 2009: 910
  • Total Employed 2010: 970

Illinois vs National Computer Animation Employment

Illinois vs National Computer Animation Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 5.542% (11620)

Computer Animation Schools in Illinois

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1. The American Academy of Art

332 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60604-4302
(312) 461-0600

The American Academy of Art is located in the center of Chicago and this school offers one program in computer animation. Overall, 471 students seek degrees in six programs at this school. This school is the largest institution in the state of Illinois offering computer animation in terms of programs.

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2. The International Academy of Design and Technology - Chicago

One North State Street - Suite 500
Chicago, IL 60602-3300
(312) 980-9200

The International Academy of Design and Technology-Chicago offers two computer animation programs. Out of those, this school offers one associate's level degree in computer animation to students and one computer animation degree at the bachelor's level. This specialized school is in the center of Chicago. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks tenth in the state of Illinois.

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3. ITT Technical Institute - Mount Prospect

1401 Feehanville Road
Mount Prospect, IL 60056-9823
(847) 375-8800

ITT Technical Institute-Mount Prospect is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT is in the suburbs of Mount Prospect, Illinois. ITT Tech is one of several campuses. ITT Tech offers subjects such as visual communications, law, and animation. This specialized school offers eight associates level degrees and eight bachelors level degrees to students. 513 students pursued degrees from the 13 programs at ITT Tech in 2010. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits this school. It is one of 8 technical colleges in Illinois.

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4. Columbia College - Chicago

600 South Michigan
Chicago, IL 60605-1996
(312) 663-1600

Columbia College-Chicago is located in the center of Chicago and this school offers one program in computer animation. This big school is a 4-year institution. This school is the second largest institution in the state of Illinois offering computer animation.

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5. The Illinois Institute of Art - Schaumburg

1000 Plaza Drive Ste. 100
Schaumburg, IL 60173-4913
(847) 619-3450

The Illinois Institute of Art-Schaumburg is 2.3 miles from the heart of downtown and AI offers one program in computer animation. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in computer animation.

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6. The College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599
(630) 942-2800

The College of DuPage is located in the suburbs of Glen Ellyn, Illinois and it offers one computer animation program. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. In terms of programs, this college is the second biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering computer animation.

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7. DePaul University

55 E Jackson
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 362-8000

DePaul University offers two computer animation programs. More specifically, DePaul offers one bachelor's level computer animation degree to students and one master's level computer animation degree. This school is located in the center of Chicago. It is the biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering computer animation.

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8. Bradley University

1501 W Bradley Ave
Peoria, IL 61625-0001
(309) 676-7611

Bradley University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Peoria, IL and it offers one computer animation program. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in computer animation.

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9. McHenry County College

8900 US Hwy 14
Crystal Lake, IL 60012-2761
(815) 455-3700

McHenry County College offers two computer animation programs. Of those, students are offered one certificate in computer animation by it and one computer animation degree at the associate's level. It is located in Crystal Lake, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the second biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering computer animation in terms of programs.

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10. North Central College

30 N Brainard St
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 637-5100

North Central College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1861. This school, which is 0.8 miles from the center of the city, is located in Naperville, IL. This liberal arts college offers one certificate, 58 degrees at the bachelors level, and seven degrees at the masters level to students. 2,902 students sought degrees from the 62 programs at this liberal arts college in 2010. This school offers subjects including chemistry, business administration, and creative writing. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this liberal arts college. This liberal arts college is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois.

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11. Elmhurst College

190 Prospect Ave
Elmhurst, IL 60126-3096
(630) 617-3500

Elmhurst College is located in the suburbs of Elmhurst, Illinois and Elmhurst offers one program in computer animation. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution. Elmhurst ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Illinois.

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12. City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College

30 E Lake St
Chicago, IL 60601-2449
(312) 553-5600

City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College offers two programs in computer animation. More specifically, it offers one computer animation certificate to students and one computer animation degree at the associate's level. This college is near the center of the city. 8,721 students pursue degrees in 39 programs at this college, overall. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in computer animation.

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13. Moraine Valley Community College

9000 W. College Parkway
Palos Hills, IL 60465-0937
(708) 974-4300

Moraine Valley Community College offers one program in computer animation and it is in the suburbs of Palos Hills, Illinois. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this community college is the third largest institution in the state of Illinois offering computer animation.

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14. Joliet Junior College

1215 Houbolt Rd
Joliet, IL 60431-8938
(815) 729-9020

Joliet Junior College, which is only a few miles from Joliet, is in a rural setting and it offers one program in computer animation. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this college ranks second in the state of Illinois.