Hawaii contains 51 schools that offer game design programs. University of San Francisco, the highest-ranking game design school in HI, has a total student population of 9,008 and is the 221st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 51 game design schools in Hawaii, only 25 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brooks Institute comes out as the most expensive ($51,223/yr), with De Anza College as the lowest recorded at only $3,899/yr.
Game Design students from Hawaii 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 Hawaii alone, there are 470 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average yearly salary of $85,930. Computer software engineers, applications in this state earn $73,890/yr and there are 800 employed.
Also, within the game design schools in Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from game design, there are 704 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,845 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,000, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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