Tennessee contains nine schools that offer game design programs. Watkins College of Art & Design, the highest-ranking game design school in TN, has a total student population of 412 and is the 259th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 game design schools in Tennessee, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Tennessee-Nashville comes out as the most expensive ($30,998/yr), with Nossi College of Art as the lowest recorded at only $13,179/yr.
Game Design students from Tennessee 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 Tennessee alone, there are 2,700 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average yearly salary of $78,640. Computer software engineers, applications in this state earn $75,590/yr and there are 3,360 employed.
Also, within the game design schools in Tennessee, the average student population is 2,002 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from game design, there are 4116 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,154 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,032, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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