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CSUN is ranked one of the top universities for students interested in pursuing a flourishing career in Animation. We offer three essential animation tracks; 2D Design, 3D Animation and Game Development with access to our computer labs featuring state-of-the-art, industry standard software and equipment.

Our campus, located just minutes from world-renowned animation and game studios, provides students with access to a highly respected, industry experienced staff of full-time and adjunct professors. Our unique studio relationships help to place students into critical internships and post graduate employment. We also provide opportunities for student participation through industry and studio events, organized studio tours, and ongoing collaborative educational partnering with DreamWorks studios and Seoul Institute of the Arts.
CSUN animation has two outstanding award winning student run Animation clubs, the Animation Students League of Northridge, or our Game Development Club. These organizations provide additional opportunities to help our students build their networking, communication and organizational skills, while meeting and interacting with industry guests through our supplemental lectures and workshops series. We also have a very active and robust alumni organization that participates and supports our annual career day and portfolio review as well as our semester and year end CSUN Animation Student Shows. 

Cal State Northridge is an excellent place to begin your animation career.
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