Nevada contains seven schools that offer game design programs. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest-ranking game design school in NV, has a total student population of 29,080 and is the 1903rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 game design schools in Nevada, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Las Vegas comes out as the most expensive ($31,267/yr), with Great Basin College as the lowest recorded at only $6,844/yr.
Game Design students from Nevada 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 Nevada alone, there are 1,540 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average yearly salary of $83,470. Computer software engineers, applications in this state earn $76,790/yr and there are 1,380 employed.
Also, within the game design schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from game design, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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