Idaho contains three schools that offer game design programs. Northwest Nazarene University, the highest-ranking game design school in ID, has a total student population of 1,950 and is the 3337th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 game design schools in Idaho, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Boise comes out as the most expensive ($22,237/yr), with North Idaho College as the lowest recorded at only $8,243/yr.
Game Design students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are 1,240 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average yearly salary of $85,380. Computer software engineers, applications in this state earn $80,330/yr and there are 960 employed.
Also, within the game design schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from game design, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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