District Of Columbia contains three schools that offer game design programs. American University, the highest-ranking game design school in DC, has a total student population of 12,241 and is the 97th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 game design schools in District Of Columbia, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, American University comes out as the most expensive ($29,423/yr), with Gallaudet University as the lowest recorded at only $10,071/yr.
Game Design students from District Of Columbia 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 District Of Columbia alone, there are 1,790 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average yearly salary of $95,120. Computer software engineers, applications in this state earn $88,300/yr and there are 3,110 employed.
Also, within the game design schools in District Of Columbia, the average student population is 6,076 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from game design, there are 1138 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,715 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $0, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.