Mississippi contains four schools that offer game design programs. Mississippi College, the highest-ranking game design school in MS, has a total student population of 4,796 and is the 2674th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 game design schools in Mississippi, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Virginia College-Jackson comes out as the most expensive ($18,255/yr), with Northwest Mississippi Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,877/yr.
Game Design students from Mississippi 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 Mississippi alone, there are 270 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average yearly salary of $80,450. Computer software engineers, applications in this state earn $66,840/yr and there are 1,170 employed.
Also, within the game design schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from game design, there are 2225 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,759 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,828, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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