South Carolina contains five schools that offer game design programs. Coker College, the highest-ranking game design school in SC, has a total student population of 1,141 and is the 3470th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 game design schools in South Carolina, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Charleston comes out as the most expensive ($45,006/yr), with Coker College as the lowest recorded at only $11,515/yr.
Game Design students from South Carolina 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 South Carolina alone, there are 1,770 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average yearly salary of $73,670. Computer software engineers, applications in this state earn $72,030/yr and there are 2,540 employed.
Also, within the game design schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from game design, there are 2873 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,037 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,801, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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