San Antonio, TX (population: 1,402,013) has three game design schools within its city limits. University of the Incarnate Word, the highest ranked school in the city with a game design program, has a total student population of 6,756. It is the 535th highest ranked school in the USA and the 23rd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about game design programs in San Antonio, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of game design professors at University of the Incarnate Word such as Melinda Adams, Denny Fagan, and Annemarie Walsh.
Game Design students from San Antonio 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 San Antonio area alone, there are 2,370 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average salary of $83,410. Computer software engineers, applications in this area earn $85,680/yr and there are 1,730 employed.
San Antonio lies in Bexar county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the San Antonio area has 837,030 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $18.25/hr average worker wage, and a $37,970 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.067 out of every 1000 jobs in San Antonio are held by computer software engineers, applications, and 2.829/1000 are held by computer software engineers, systems software.
Of the 3 game design schools in San Antonio, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, International Academy of Design and Technology comes out as the most expensive ($25,075/yr) for game design students, with San Antonio College as the lowest, reported at only $3,422/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from San Antonio|
|Cedar Park||TX||72,258||0||-||0||83.3 miles|