Did you know? Full Sail University offers an online BS in computer animation, designed to be completed in just 29 months. Coursework explores both technical and theoretical practices and concepts, incorporating 3-D animation, model creation, and motion capture, as well as story-telling, character-building, and art history. Learn More.
If you’re interested in a career in animation and you don’t know where to begin, a great place to start is the Internet. It doesn’t matter if you plan to work in film, advertising, web design, or graphic design, you’ll need a degree from a good school and experience to get your foot in the door. Head to the Internet and you’ll find hundreds of animation schools as well as art and design schools, technical schools, and even traditional schools that offer animation programs. Along with pages and pages of animation schools and programs, you’ll find an endless number of websites that list the nation’s top animation schools.
The schools on most “top schools” lists typically make the cut thanks student priorities such as affordability, convenience, excellent job placement services, a wide variety of clubs and organizations, and state-of-the-art production facilities. The Arkansas schools below made the list of top schools for the reasons listed above, and a few others that helped them secure a spot on many “best schools” lists. “Best” lists are based on other factors such as number of program offerings, graduation and retention rates, peer assessment, faculty resources (student-teacher ratio), financial resources, and student selectivity. Continue reading to learn more about Arkansas’s top animation schools and what they have to offer.
Top Animation School Programs Arkansas
Henderson State University
Student Population: 3,311
Backdrop: Rural, 151-acre campus
Degrees Offered: B. F. A. Digital Art and Design
John Brown University
Student Population: 1,710
Backdrop: Small town, 200-acre campus
Degrees Offered: B. S. Digital Media Arts; Graphic and Web Design
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