Kentucky contains six schools that offer game design programs. Kentucky Wesleyan College, the highest-ranking game design school in KY, has a total student population of 876 and is the 566th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 game design schools in Kentucky, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Louisville comes out as the most expensive ($22,636/yr), with Jefferson Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $8,103/yr.
Game Design students from Kentucky 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 Kentucky alone, there are 2,080 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average yearly salary of $79,790. Computer software engineers, applications in this state earn $69,970/yr and there are 4,660 employed.
Also, within the game design schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from game design, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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