The DAVE School Animation Program Ranks Nationally on Animation Career Review

The DAVE School is thrilled to announce their recognition of Top 50 Nationally and Top 40 Nationally among Private Schools and Colleges on the 2021 rankings by Animation Career Review. These rankings are specific to the Animation Program. The DAVE School placed #44 on the Top 50 Nationally list and top 25% as well as #31 on the Top 40 Nationally among Private Schools and top 35%. This is Animation Career Review’s 10th year doing rankings for Animation.

The criteria used to decide the animation rankings consists of: academic reputation, admission selectivity, depth and breadth of the program faculty, value as it relates to tuition and indebtedness, graduation rate, geographic location and employment data. There were 195 colleges considered for this year's Animation School Rankings.

About The DAVE School

The DAVE School was founded on June 8, 2000 by two Industry executives looking to create #CareerReady artists with a practical animation school. Today, The DAVE School offers specialized training in Visual Effects and Game Production with extensive practice under industry level supervision.

Located on the backlot of Universal Studios Florida®, The DAVE School has an 18,000 square foot facility that includes learning and interactive labs, a dedicated Virtual and Real-Time production stage, a Vicon motion capture system, 3D printing and VR/AR labs and secure student access 7 days a week.

The DAVE School is an academic unit of NUC University (NUC), which is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000) NUC’s NUC University – IBC Technical Division (NUC-IBC), Florida Technical College (FTC), and The Digital Animation & Visual Effects School (The DAVE School) are included in this accreditation. The MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).