Oregon contains five schools that offer game design programs. ITT Technical Institute-Portland, the highest-ranking game design school in OR, has a total student population of 816 and is the 2441st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 game design schools in Oregon, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Portland comes out as the most expensive ($31,420/yr), with Mt Hood Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,174/yr.
Game Design students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 1,980 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average yearly salary of $94,630. Computer software engineers, applications in this state earn $88,740/yr and there are 7,890 employed.
Also, within the game design schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from game design, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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