What is the top animation school program in Alaska for 2020?

Top Animation School Program in Alaska- 2020 College Rankings
1University of Alaska FairbanksFairbanks

Our 2020 ranking of the top animation school program in Alaska. For an explanation of the ranking criteria, click here.

1. University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska
University of Alaska Fairbanks

Founded in 1917, University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) serves more than 8,500 students across seven campuses in the state. The school offers 146 degrees and 32 certificates in 111 disciplines across nine colleges and schools. The College of Liberal Arts houses the Department of Art, which offers a BFA in Computer Art.

The program offers undergraduate courses in 3D Animation, Digital Video and Digital Photography and graduate level courses in 3D Animation and Digital Design. Students have the option to choose a focus within Digital Art including 3D Animation, Installation Art, Digital Illustrations, and many others.

Other program highlights include access to a variety of courses from both the Journalism and Film departments, access to computer classrooms in the Fine Arts Complex and the Geophysical Institute, art exhibitions and special events, and Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival. Graduates of the program are prepared to seek positions in fields such as entertainment, advertising, fine art, marketing and others. Graduates are also prepared for entry into UAF’s master’s degree program.

The school’s three-year MFA in Studio Art offers a Concentration in Computer Art, with courses in 3D Animation and Digital Design. Other program highlights include regular studio courses, public lectures and workshops by visiting artists, and summer semester courses consisting of outdoor painting in various remote locations in Alaska.