New Mexico contains three schools that offer game design programs. ITT Technical Institute-Albuquerque, the highest-ranking game design school in NM, has a total student population of 722 and is the 3800th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 game design schools in New Mexico, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Albuquerque comes out as the most expensive ($22,907/yr), with New Mexico State University-Alamogordo as the lowest recorded at only $6,498/yr.
Game Design students from New Mexico 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 New Mexico alone, there are 1,940 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average yearly salary of $94,230. Computer software engineers, applications in this state earn $85,760/yr and there are 1,350 employed.
Also, within the game design schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from game design, there are 1598 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,262 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,963, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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