Colorado contains fourteen schools that offer game design programs. University of Denver, the highest-ranking game design school in CO, has a total student population of 11,644 and is the 148th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 14 game design schools in Colorado, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Colorado comes out as the most expensive ($38,252/yr), with Colorado Mountain College as the lowest recorded at only $6,996/yr.
Game Design students from Colorado schools who go on to become video game engineers, game designers, video game designers, game developers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 495,500 people working as computer software engineers, applications alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,170. Also, Computer software engineers, systems software make on average $96,620 per year and there are about 385,200 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Colorado alone, there are 16,400 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average yearly salary of $98,590. Computer software engineers, applications in this state earn $92,370/yr and there are 18,150 employed.
Also, within the game design schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from game design, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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