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Computer Graphics Schools in California

In 2018-2019, 422 students earned their Computer Graphics degrees in CA.

In terms of popularity, Computer Graphics is the 7th most popular major in the state out of a total 29 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Computer Graphics Majors in California

Computer Graphics majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 116
Master’s Degree 105
Associate’s Degree 85
Bachelor’s Degree 60
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 56
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 56

Gender Distribution

In California, a computer graphics major is more popular with women than with men.

Computer Graphics Majors in CA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of computer graphics majors in California is as follows:

  • Asian: 15.4%
  • Black or African American: 1.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 20.4%
  • White: 27.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 26.3%
  • Other Races: 8.3%
Computer Graphics Majors in CA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Graphics Grads in California

In this state, there are 59,060 people employed in jobs related to a computer graphics degree, compared to 448,280 nationwide.

Computer Graphics Jobs Nationwide vs. CA

Wages for Computer Graphics Jobs in California

A typical salary for a computer graphics grad in the state is $61,100, compared to a typical salary of $54,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 36 colleges in California that offer computer graphics degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Academy of Art University

San Francisco
175 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
10,616 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $32,131. The student loan default rate of 5.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the students who attend this school, 63% get financial aid.

#2

Orange Coast College

Costa Mesa
38 Degrees in Major Awarded
21,122 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 9.20% which is lower than average. 30 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 51% get financial aid.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
20,000 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $6,229. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. In their early career, SRJC grads earn an average salary of $27,100.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
26 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,239 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $19,600 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 85% of students receive it. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,961.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
17,908 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,900 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 31 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 44% are considered full time.

#7

Citrus College

Glendora
12 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,136 Total Students

30 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 35% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Citrus College grads earn an average salary of $23,800.

#7

College of the Desert

Palm Desert
12 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,412 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,200 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 28 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $9,284.

#9

Allan Hancock College

Santa Maria
11 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,285 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,000 after earning their degree at this institution. 86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. A typical student attending Allan Hancock College will pay a net price of $3,097.

#10

Chaffey College

Rancho Cucamonga
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
22,969 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $8,812. Graduates earn an average $24,400 after graduation. 24 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Computer Graphics Careers in CA

Some of the careers computer graphics majors go into include:

Job Title CA Job Growth CA Median Salary
Graphic Designers 7% $56,810
Computer Programmers -5% $95,370

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to computer graphics.

Major Annual Graduates in CA
Web & Multimedia Design 374
Virtual Modeling & Simulation 301
Other Computer Software 238
Database Modeling & Administration 126

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