Connecticut contains three schools that offer game design programs. University of Bridgeport, the highest-ranking game design school in CT, has a total student population of 5,103 and is the 680th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 game design schools in Connecticut, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Hartford comes out as the most expensive ($31,547/yr), with Norwalk Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,294/yr.
Game Design students from Connecticut 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 Connecticut alone, there are 3,750 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average yearly salary of $94,970. Computer software engineers, applications in this state earn $88,470/yr and there are 9,090 employed.
Also, within the game design schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from game design, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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