New York contains 21 schools that offer game design programs. Rochester Institute of Technology, the highest-ranking game design school in NY, has a total student population of 15,445 and is the 137th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 21 game design schools in New York, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The New School comes out as the most expensive ($39,004/yr), with CUNY Lehman College as the lowest recorded at only $4,335/yr.
Game Design students from New York 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 York alone, there are 16,490 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average yearly salary of $97,370. Computer software engineers, applications in this state earn $93,910/yr and there are 24,910 employed.
Also, within the game design schools in New York, the average student population is 2,856 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from game design, there are 10195 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,318 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,933, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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