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3D Design & Animation
3D Design & Animation

3D Design & Animation

  • ID:PU10007
  • Duration:2 years
  • Level:2-Year Undergraduate Diploma
  • Type:Full-time
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Fees (USD)

  • Student Service Fee: $1,472.00
  • Estimated Class Fee: $290.00
  • Room: $5,800.00
  • Meal Plan: $4,190.00
  • Books and Supplies: $1,800.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements: 3.2 GPA (Min GPA: 80%)

English level:

61 TOEFL, 5.5 IELTS or 75% Duolingo or two years of High School English.

(Duolingo or High School English will be required to take the Accuplacer-ESL test once they arrive to campus or during International Student Orientation.)

Other requirements:

  • Copy of passport photo page
  • Financial Certification Form (located in FORMS section on the left)
  • Bank Letter: Bank letters must be official with stamp and dated within 1 year of program start date.
  • Transfer Authorization Form: for students transferring from a US institution.
  • Official copies of your academic records, translated into English (only required if you are applying as a nursing student or Jackson College athlete).
  • In addition, international students are required to provide proof of medical coverage or obtain it upon arrival. 

Course Information

Multimedia designers and animators — artists who create animation for video games and other media — are in demand. Create special effects, animation, or other visual images using video, computers, film or other electronic media for use in computer games, movies, music videos and commercials. These artists will often work with a team of animators and artists to create a game or visual effect.

An associate degree is a first step toward a career in video game design and animation, and further study with a bachelor’s degree will broaden opportunities. Jackson College offers an associate degree in 3D design and animation, which combines traditional hands-on skills with an appreciation for the digital realm. Those interested in this career should have or understand some traditional artistic hand skills, such as understanding light, figure drawing and perspective drawing, combined with skill in today’s computer animation programs in texturing and modeling.

Earnings of animators average about $52,100 in Michigan. Earnings may range from $30,000 to $90,000. Employment of multimedia artists and animators is projected to grow 6 percent through 2022. Many animators are self-employed.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

When it comes to international students working in the US, there are some restrictions. US student visa allows you to work on-campus up to 20 hours per week when school is in session and full-time during school break periods (up to 40 hours per week). Just contact your DSO and s/he will present you jobs that are available and could fit you.

There are two main types of jobs a student can take: on-campus and off-campus. The second one doesn’t usually work for international students coming to study in the US

Ability to settle

Ability to settle

The Jackson College Foundation has numerous academic scholarships available to students on an annual basis:

  • Institutional Aid and Scholarships
  • Local and Michigan Scholarships
  • National Scholarships
  • Scholarship Searches and Other Resources

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