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301 students earned Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation degrees in California in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Virtual Modeling & Simulation is the 12th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Virtual Modeling & Simulation Majors in California

Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 164
Master’s Degree 116
Post-Master’s Certificate 12
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 12
Associate’s Degree 6
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 2
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1

Gender Distribution

In California, a modeling, virtual environments and simulation major is more popular with men than with women.

Virtual Modeling & Simulation Majors in CA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of modeling, virtual environments and simulation majors in California is as follows:

  • Asian: 17.6%
  • Black or African American: 3.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.6%
  • White: 26.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 35.2%
  • Other Races: 10.0%
Virtual Modeling & Simulation Majors in CA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Virtual Modeling & Simulation Grads in California

196,350 people in the state and 1,192,260 in the nation are employed in jobs related to modeling, virtual environments and simulation.

Virtual Modeling & Simulation Jobs Nationwide vs. CA

Wages for Virtual Modeling & Simulation Jobs in California

A typical salary for a modeling, virtual environments and simulation grad in the state is $97,470, compared to a typical salary of $89,580 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 8 colleges in California that offer modeling, virtual environments and simulation degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

#1

Academy of Art University

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

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 63% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $26,900 after graduation.

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
36,032 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 81% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 68% of students receive it. The student loan default rate of 1.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
47,310 Total Students

The average student takes 4.18 years to complete their degree at USC. Graduates earn an average $53,800 after graduation. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.60%.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
19,700 Total Students

The average student takes 4.33 years to complete their degree at UC Santa Cruz. 77% of the teachers are full time. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#5

Cogswell College

San Jose
24 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
599 Total Students

25% of the teachers are full time. The 7.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. In their early career, Cogswell grads earn an average salary of $28,800.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 88% are considered full time.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
1,506 Total Students

8 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 5.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. It takes the average student 4.13 years to graduate.

#8

ABC Adult School

Cerritos
2 Degrees in Major Awarded

Virtual Modeling & Simulation Careers in CA

Some of the careers modeling, virtual environments and simulation majors go into include:

Job Title CA Job Growth CA Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 40% $123,630
Computer and Information Research Scientists 22% $128,370
Multimedia Artists and Animators 10% $84,740
Computer Programmers -5% $95,370

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to modeling, virtual environments and simulation.

Major Annual Graduates in CA
Computer Graphics 422
Web & Multimedia Design 374
Other Computer Software 238
Database Modeling & Administration 126

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