Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects Colleges and Programs

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This program is designed to prepare students to use computer applications and related visual and sound imaging techniques to manipulate images and information originating as film, still photographs, video, soundtracks, digital copy, and physical objects in order to communicate messages simulating real-world content. This program typically includes in depth instruction in specialized camerawork and equipment operation and maintenance, computer programming, image capture, CAD applications, dubbing, and applications to specific industrial, commercial, and entertainment needs.

The accredited schools, colleges and universities listed below offer majors and degree programs in Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects.

Academy of Art University

79 New Montgomery, San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone Number:(415) 274-2200
Website:www.academyart.edu
School Type:4-year private for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
4-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:18,465 (13,636 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1

AI Miami International University of Art and Design

1501 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33132-1418
Phone Number:(800) 225-9023
Website:www.artinstitutes.edu/miami/
School Type:4-year private for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:5,314 (5,229 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1
Admissions:www.artinstitutes.edu/miami/Admissions/
Financial Aid:www.artinstitutes.edu/miami/FinancialAid/
Online Application:www.applyweb.com/apply/ifa/

Aims Community College

5401 W. 20th St., Greeley, CO 80632
Phone Number:(970) 330-8008
Website:www.aims.edu
School Type:2-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
4-year certificate
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:No
Student Population:7,685 (7,685 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1
Admissions:www.aims.edu/student/admissions/index.php
Financial Aid:www.aims.edu/student/finaid/index.php

Allan Hancock College

800 South College Drive, Santa Maria, CA 93454-6399
Phone Number:(805) 922-6966
Website:www.hancockcollege.edu
School Type:2-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
4-year certificate
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:No
Student Population:18,747 (18,747 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:31 to 1

American Academy of Art

332 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60604-4302
Phone Number:(312) 461-0600
Website:www.aaart.edu
School Type:4-year private for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:No
Student Population:411 (411 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Admissions:www.aaart.edu/admissions.html
Financial Aid:www.aaart.edu/admissions-financial-aid.html
Online Application:apply.aaart.edu:81/admission_form.php

American InterContinental University

231 N. Martingale Rd. Schaumburg, IL 60173

Phone Number:(310) 302-2000
Website:www.aiuniv.edu
School Type:4-year private for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:No
Student Population:40,127 (36,448 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:98 to 1

American University

4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016-8001
Phone Number:(202) 885-1000
Website:www.american.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:13,093 (6,958 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1

Antelope Valley College

3041 West Ave K, Lancaster, CA 93536-5426
Phone Number:(661) 722-6300
Website:www.avc.edu
School Type:2-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
4-year certificate
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:No
Student Population:22,340 (22,340 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:37 to 1
Admissions:www.avc.edu/studentservices/adminrec/index.html
Financial Aid:www.avc.edu/studentservices/finaid/
Online Application:www.avc.edu/studentservices/adminrec/common/doc…

Art Center College of Design

1700 Lida St, Pasadena, CA 91103
Phone Number:(626) 396-2200
Website:www.artcenter.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:No
Student Population:2,160 (1,973 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:7 to 1
Admissions:www.artcenter.edu/accd/admissions.jsp
Financial Aid:www.artcenter.edu/accd/admissions/financial_aid…
Online Application:www.applyweb.com/apply/accd/

Baker College of Auburn Hills

1500 University Dr, Auburn Hills, MI 48326-2642
Phone Number:(248) 340-0600
Website:www.baker.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:No
Student Population:5,598 (5,581 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:24 to 1

Baker College of Flint

1050 West Bristol Road, Flint, MI 48507-5508
Phone Number:(810) 766-4000
Website:www.baker.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:8,474 (8,464 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:23 to 1

Bay State College

122 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 2116
Phone Number:(617) 217-9000
Website:www.baystate.edu
School Type:4-year private for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:768 (768 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:8 to 1

Becker College

61 Sever St, Worcester, MA 01609-2165
Phone Number:(508) 791-9241
Website:www.becker.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,091 (2,091 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Admissions:admissions.becker.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.becker.edu/admissions/financial-aid/

Bennington College

One College Drive, Bennington, VT 05201-6003
Phone Number:(802) 442-5401
Website:www.bennington.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Rural fringe community
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:826 (660 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:8 to 1

Berkeley City College

2050 Center St, Berkeley, CA 94704
Phone Number:(510) 981-2800
Website:vista.peralta.edu
School Type:2-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
4-year certificate
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:No
Student Population:11,103 (11,103 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:47 to 1

Bradley University

1501 W Bradley Ave, Peoria, IL 61625-0001
Phone Number:(309) 676-7611
Website:www.bradley.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – professional practice
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:6,350 (5,329 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Admissions:admissions.bradley.edu
Financial Aid:sfs.bradley.edu
Online Application:admissions.bradley.edu/freshman/application/

Brigham Young University

Main Campus, Provo, UT 84602
Phone Number:(801) 422-4636
Website:www.byu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:42,868 (39,085 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:27 to 1

Brookdale Community College

765 Newman Springs Rd, Lincroft, NJ 07738-1597
Phone Number:(732) 224-2345
Website:www.brookdalecc.edu
School Type:2-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:No
Student Population:21,573 (21,573 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:24 to 1

Bryan College

3580 Wilshire blvd suite 400, Los Angeles, CA 90010
Phone Number:(213) 484-8850
Website:www.bryancollege.edu
School Type:2-year private for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
4-year certificate
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:No
Student Population:1,002 (1,002 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:30 to 1

Burlington County College

601 Pemberton-Browns Mills Road, Pemberton, NJ 08068-1599
Phone Number:(609) 894-9311
Website:www.bcc.edu
School Type:2-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Campus setting:Rural fringe community
Campus housing:No
Student Population:15,241 (15,241 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:26 to 1
Admissions:www.bcc.edu
Online Application:www.bcc.edu

California College of the Arts

5212 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94618-1487
Phone Number:(510) 594-3600
Website:www.cca.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,774 (1,415 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:4 to 1

Delaware College of Art and Design

600 N Market St, Wilmington, DE 19801-3007
Phone Number:(302) 622-8000
Website:www.dcad.edu
School Type:Private not-for-profit, 2-year
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:262 (262 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:9 to 1

DigiPen Institute of Technology

9931 Willows Rd NE, Redmond, WA 98052
Phone Number:(425) 558-0299
Website:www.digipen.edu
School Type:4-year private for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:No
Student Population:917 (874 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1
Admissions:www.digipen.edu/prospective-students/
Financial Aid:www.digipen.edu/financial-aid/
Online Application:management.digipen.edu/srs-app/

East Valley Institute of Technology

1601 W Main St, Mesa, AZ 85201
Phone Number:(480) 461-4000
Website:www.evit.com
School Type:Public, less-than 2-year
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:No
Student Population:313 (313 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:4 to 1

Ferris State University

1201 S State St, Big Rapids, MI 49307-2251
Phone Number:(231) 591-2000
Website:www.ferris.edu/
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:15,687 (13,981 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1
Admissions:www.ferris.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.ferris.edu/admissions/financialaid/
Online Application:www.ferris.edu/admissions/application/homepage.htm

Grossmont College

8800 Grossmont College Dr, El Cajon, CA 92020-1799
Phone Number:(619) 644-7000
Website:www.grossmont.edu/
School Type:2-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
4-year certificate
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:No
Student Population:28,191 (28,191 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:35 to 1
Admissions:www.grossmont.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.grossmont.edu/fa/
Online Application:www.cccapply.org/Applications/California_Commun…

Huntington University

2303 College Ave, Huntington, IN 46750
Phone Number:(260) 356-6000
Website:www.huntington.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,355 (1,207 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1
Admissions:www.huntington.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.huntington.edu/finaid/default.htm
Online Application:apply.huntington.edu

International Academy of Design and Technology

One North State Street – Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60602-3300
Phone Number:(312) 980-9200
Website:www.iadtchicago.edu
School Type:4-year private for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:No
Student Population:3,122 (3,122 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:22 to 1

Kansas City Art Institute

4415 Warwick Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64111-1874
Phone Number:(816) 472-4852
Website:www.kcai.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:751 (751 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:8 to 1
Admissions:www.kcai.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.kcai.edu/cost-financing/contact-financial-aid
Online Application:www.kcai.edu/admissions/

Lesley University

29 Everett St, Cambridge, MA 02138-2790
Phone Number:(617) 868-9600
Website:www.lesley.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
4-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:8,962 (1,789 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:49 to 1

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design

273 E Erie St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-6003
Phone Number:(414) 847-3200
Website:www.miad.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:687 (687 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:7 to 1
Admissions:www.miad.edu/content/view/2/37/
Financial Aid:www.miad.edu/content/view/28/169/
Online Application:www.miad.edu/content/view/242/93/

Pratt Institute-Main

200 Willoughby Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205
Phone Number:(718) 636-3600
Website:www.pratt.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
4-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:5,479 (3,688 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:6 to 1
Admissions:www.pratt.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.pratt.edu/admissions/financing_your_educati…

Regent University

1000 Regent University Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23464
Phone Number:(757) 352-4127
Website:www.regent.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:5,270 (1,854 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:30 to 1
Admissions:www.regent.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.regent.edu/admin/finaid/
Online Application:www.regent.edu/admissions/application.html

Sam Houston State University

1806 Ave J, Huntsville, TX 77340
Phone Number:(936) 294-1111
Website:www.shsu.edu/
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:18,692 (15,748 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:25 to 1
Admissions:www.shsu.edu/~adm_www/
Financial Aid:www.shsu.edu/~sfa_www/
Online Application:www.applytexas.org/adappc/gen/c_start.WBX?s_log…

Savannah College of Art and Design

342 Bull St, Savannah, GA 31402-3146
Phone Number:(912) 525-5000
Website:www.scad.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:9,900 (8,183 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1

The Art Institute of California-Los Angeles

2900 31st St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-3035
Phone Number:(310) 752-4700
Website:www.aila.artinstitutes.edu/
School Type:4-year private for-profit
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:3,206 (3,206 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:25 to 1
Admissions:www.aila.artinstitutes.edu/
Financial Aid:www.aila.artinstitutes.edu/
Online Application:www.aila.artinstitutes.edu/

The New England Institute of Art

10 Brookline Place West, Brookline, MA 02445-7295
Phone Number:(617) 739-1700
Website:www.artinstitutes.edu/boston
School Type:4-year private for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,495 (2,495 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Admissions:www.artinstitutes.edu/boston/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.artinstitutes.edu/boston/financial-aid/
Online Application:www.artinstitutes.edu/boston/admissions/apply-o…

University of Baltimore

Charles at Mount Royal, Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone Number:(410) 837-4200
Website:www.ubalt.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:No
Student Population:6,971 (3,259 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1
Admissions:www.ubalt.edu/template.cfm?page=55
Financial Aid:www.ubalt.edu/template.cfm?page=68
Online Application:www.ubalt.edu/template.cfm?page=61

West Virginia University at Parkersburg

300 Campus Drive, Parkersburg, WV 26104
Phone Number:(304) 424-8000
Website:www.wvup.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Campus setting:Small suburb
Campus housing:No
Student Population:4,889 (4,889 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1
Admissions:www.wvup.edu/future-students/admission/
Financial Aid:www.wvuplife.org/testbed/financial_aid.shtml
Online Application:http://www.wvup.edu/future-students/

Westwood College-Chicago Loop

17 N State St-Ste 300, Chicago, IL 60602
Phone Number:(312) 578-3898
Website:www.westwood.edu
School Type:4-year private for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:No
Student Population:1,748 (1,748 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1

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