Picking a school is a huge decision. It’s probably one of the most important decisions that most people are faced with in their young lives. The schools on this list all have fantastic 3D computer animation programs, and they’re all well connected with professionals and animation studios. However, at the end of the day, the best 3D animation school for you is the one that provides the best fit based on your interests, needs, and learning style.
Read as much as you possibly can before making a final decision. Websites such as ConceptArt.org and CGTalk have dozens of forum threads discussing the pros and cons of different university programs in the arts. Take advantage of this knowledge and don’t be afraid to ask questions.
Here’s a look at the schools that dominate 3D animation in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and online.