What is the top animation school program in Utah for 2022?

Top Animation School Program in Utah - 2022 College Rankings
1Brigham Young UniversityProvo

Our 2022 ranking -our eleventh annual- of the top animation school program in Utah. For an explanation of the ranking criteria, click here.

1. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
Brigham Young University

Brigham Young University (BYU) houses the BYU Center for Animation. Established in 2010, the Center is managed by the Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology and the Colleges of Fine Arts and Communications and Physical and Mathematical Sciences.

Accepting just 20-25 students each year, the BYU Center for Animation is open to artists from the BYU Animation BFA Program, offered in the College of Fine Arts and Communications, Department of Design, and the BS in Computer Science: Animation and Games, offered in the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Department of Computer Science.

The program provides extensive hands-on training in animation, games, live-action, and special effects. All BFA, BS, and BYU Center for Animation students will have opportunities to work on personal projects, major films, and group projects. They will also complete an internship and develop a portfolio of their best work.

BYU Animation graduates go on to establish successful careers at studios such as Blizzard, DreamWorks, Disney, Sony, Digital Domain, Pixar, Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), Nickelodeon, Riot Games, and many others.

Brigham Young University was founded as Brigham Young Academy (BYA) in 1875 by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints President Brigham Young. With nearly 35,000 students enrolled in nearly 400 degree programs and minors, BYU is the one of the largest private universities in the U.S. Brigham Young University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).