58 Best colleges for Animation in the United States

Below is the list of best universities in the United States ranked based on their research performance in Animation. A graph of 184K citations received by 4.52K academic papers made by 58 universities in the United States was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and heavily biased on art-related topics towards institutions with computer science profiles.

For Animation

#1 in the United States
#1 in the World
Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1545
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$19,998

For Animation

#2 in the United States
#2 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Average SAT
1450
Average ACT
33
Receiving Aid
73%

For Animation

#3 in the United States
#3 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Average SAT
1495
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$20,023

For Animation

#4 in the United States
#6 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Average SAT
1515
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$24,167

For Animation

#5 in the United States
#7 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Average SAT
1510
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$36,983

For Animation

#6 in the United States
#8 in the World
Acceptance Rate
56%
Average SAT
1327
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
56%

For Animation

#7 in the United States
#9 in the World
Acceptance Rate
16%
Average SAT
1435
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$39,759

For Animation

#8 in the United States
#11 in the World
Acceptance Rate
37%
Average SAT
1345
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
60%

For Animation

#9 in the United States
#13 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Average SAT
1320
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
84%

For Animation

#10 in the United States
#15 in the World
Acceptance Rate
63%
Average SAT
1330
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
70%

For Animation

#11 in the United States
#17 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Average SAT
1420
Average ACT
33
Receiving Aid
63%

For Animation

#12 in the United States
#18 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Average SAT
1385
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
64%

For Animation

#13 in the United States
#20 in the World
Acceptance Rate
63%
Average SAT
1270
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
81%

For Animation

#14 in the United States
#23 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Average SAT
1455
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$45,417

For Animation

#15 in the United States
#26 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Receiving Aid
73%
Average Aid
$15,461
Enrollment
44,589

For Animation

#16 in the United States
#27 in the World
Acceptance Rate
57%
Average SAT
1360
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
58%

For Animation

#17 in the United States
#29 in the World
Acceptance Rate
6%
Average SAT
1510
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$18,685

For Animation

#18 in the United States
#31 in the World
Acceptance Rate
51%
Average SAT
1375
Average ACT
32
Receiving Aid
67%

For Animation

#19 in the United States
#33 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Average SAT
1260
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
67%

For Animation

#20 in the United States
#34 in the World
Acceptance Rate
67%
Average SAT
1295
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
61%

For Animation

#21 in the United States
#35 in the World
Acceptance Rate
88%
Average SAT
1210
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
94%

For Animation

#22 in the United States
#36 in the World
Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1555
Average ACT
36
Net Price
$26,591

For Animation

#23 in the United States
#38 in the World
Acceptance Rate
79%
Average SAT
1240
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
87%

For Animation

#24 in the United States
#41 in the World
Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1515
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$22,126

For Animation

#25 in the United States
#42 in the World
Acceptance Rate
67%
Average SAT
1295
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
66%

For Animation

#26 in the United States
#44 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Average SAT
1500
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$27,659

For Animation

#27 in the United States
#45 in the World
Acceptance Rate
26%
Average SAT
1430
Average ACT
33
Receiving Aid
66%

For Animation

#28 in the United States
#48 in the World
Acceptance Rate
73%
Net Price
$19,967
Receiving Aid
94%
Average Aid
$19,055

For Animation

#29 in the United States
#49 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Average SAT
1340
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
66%

For Animation

#30 in the United States
#51 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Average SAT
1235
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
80%

For Animation

#31 in the United States
#54 in the World
Acceptance Rate
12%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$25,804

For Animation

#32 in the United States
#56 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Average SAT
1175
Average ACT
27
Net Price
$21,912

For Animation

#33 in the United States
#58 in the World
Acceptance Rate
46%
Average SAT
1280
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
74%

For Animation

#34 in the United States
#59 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Average SAT
1470
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$27,522

For Animation

#35 in the United States
#64 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
40,363
Founded
1855

For Animation

#36 in the United States
#65 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Average SAT
1190
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
89%

For Animation

#37 in the United States
#67 in the World
Acceptance Rate
64%
Average SAT
1332
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
78%

For Animation

#38 in the United States
#68 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Average SAT
1240
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
67%

For Animation

#39 in the United States
#71 in the World
Acceptance Rate
66%
Average SAT
1180
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
91%

For Animation

#40 in the United States
#78 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$18,037

For Animation

#41 in the United States
#80 in the World
Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$17,511

For Animation

#42 in the United States
#82 in the World
Acceptance Rate
46%
Average SAT
1320
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
68%

For Animation

#43 in the United States
#91 in the World
Acceptance Rate
63%
Average SAT
1215
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
94%

For Animation

#44 in the United States
#94 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Average SAT
1490
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$28,344

For Animation

#45 in the United States
#101 in the World
Acceptance Rate
43%
Average SAT
1370
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
76%

For Animation

#46 in the United States
#103 in the World
Acceptance Rate
66%
Average SAT
1270
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
66%

For Animation

#47 in the United States
#109 in the World
Acceptance Rate
49%
Average SAT
1335
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
76%

For Animation

#48 in the United States
#114 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Average SAT
1350
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
80%

For Animation

#49 in the United States
#116 in the World
Acceptance Rate
69%
Average SAT
1305
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$13,150

For Animation

#50 in the United States
#127 in the World
Acceptance Rate
82%
Average SAT
1195
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
88%

For Animation

#51 in the United States
#130 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Average SAT
1295
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
90%

For Animation

#52 in the United States
#133 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Average SAT
1285
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
96%

For Animation

#53 in the United States
#134 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Average SAT
1220
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
95%

For Animation

#54 in the United States
#135 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Average SAT
1250
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
94%

For Animation

#55 in the United States
#140 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Average SAT
1415
Average ACT
32
Receiving Aid
60%

For Animation

#56 in the United States
#143 in the World
Acceptance Rate
49%
Average SAT
1240
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
92%

For Animation

#57 in the United States
#146 in the World
Acceptance Rate
79%
Average SAT
1335
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
82%

For Animation

#58 in the United States
#147 in the World
Acceptance Rate
74%
Average SAT
1320
Average ACT
31
Net Price
$36,514

The best cities to study Animation in the United States based on the number of universities and their ranks are Cambridge, Atlanta, Stanford, and Philadelphia.