Now is a Great Time to Enroll in an Online Game Design School

By visiting the unique online school page for one of the five game design schools displayed below, you'll be able to obtain comprehensive info to help you make an informed decision about where to enroll. Post University, the highest ranking school below, will train students to become video game engineers, game designers, video game designers, game developers, etc. and give them an outstanding chance at finding employment, directly comparable to an on-campus school. At present, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics there are 495,500 people employed as computer software engineers, applications alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,170. Computer software engineers, systems software make on average $96,620 per year and there are about 385,200 of them employed today.

Game Design Common Job Tasks
  • determining game strategies and practice
  • evaluating potential players background
  • deciding how best to present a concept visually
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Post University

Our mission is to provide students with the knowledge, personal skills and experiences required to become leaders in their chosen careers. We prepare students to become confident, competent, and competitive participants in the global market place. YOU: You are the driving force behind our mission. Everything we do is designed to help you meet your educational, personal and career objectives. We have carefully designed our programs to give you the leadership and practical skills you'll need to "hit the ground running" when you graduate.

Game Design Programs at Post University

DeVry University

The mission of the DeVry and Keller Alumni Association is to foster lifelong mutually beneficial relationships among DeVry University, Keller Graduate School of Management and its alumni. Our goal is to serve and support our alumni through benefits, services and programs that address their professional, educational and social needs – and engage our diverse and unique alumni to advance the University’s purpose, vision and values. Lifetime membership in the Alumni Association is complimentary to all graduates of DeVry and Keller. While other universities and colleges demand a yearly membership fee, we strongly feel that the Association should be all-inclusive and service the entire alumni population. After all, as a DeVry or Keller grad, you are an integral part of our past, present and future success.

Game Design Programs at DeVry University

Westwood College

Westwood College is an institution of higher learning dedicated to providing quality, career-focused undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare students with the knowledge, skills, and credentials needed to launch, enhance, or change careers. The College offers broad access to education and serves a diverse, multicultural body of students in an environment that promotes pride, respect, and teamwork. The College's programs are designed to empower students to pursue their individual career goals. Westwood College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). Information about on-time graduation and placement rates, median loan debt, tuition and fees, and related Standard Occupational Codes (SOC) can be found at http://www.westwood.edu/media/files/pdf/WestwoodCollegeProgramDisclosures.pdf

Game Design Programs at Westwood College

Full Sail University

Full Sail’s mission is to provide students with an innovative style of education – delivered by a staff of dedicated individuals – that addresses the career opportunities available in the ever-growing and constantly-evolving fields of entertainment media. We do this by developing unique curricula that combine elements of creativity, art, business and life skills, technical prowess, and academic achievement. Our education is delivered via immersive teaching methods, both in Full Sail’s real world production studios and classrooms, as well as through our online learning environment. Every one of our degree programs is designed to provide students with knowledge and real world experience that will help them realize their career goals in the entertainment and media industry.

Game Design Programs at Full Sail University

Rasmussen College

At Rasmussen College, our focus has always been and will remain on making your higher education experience a successful investment. We help you achieve the success you want—both in your courses and in your career.

Through our Tuition Lock, which guarantees your tuition costs will not increase from enrollment to graduation, you can focus on your courses with peace of mind that your tuition costs will remain the same.* Plus, our seamless transfer policies help maximize your credit transfer and minimize your time to graduation—saving you time and money.

To help you prepare for career success, our classroom experience replicates the real world. In small classes led by industry-experienced faculty, you receive hands-on learning and gain relevant skills through internship opportunities, field training exercises, and other program-relevant experiences.

To help you advance your career as quickly as possible, you can complete your Bachelors degree in our AcceleratED Bachelors Degree Completion Program in as little as 18 months.** Our other programs also have a streamlined completion time: you can earn your Associates degree in as little as 18 months or a Certificate in as little as nine months.

With more than 110 years of academic excellence, Rasmussen College is a trusted and respected higher education institution with campuses in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, North Dakota, Florida, and online throughout the nation. Since 1900, Rasmussen College has been dedicated to helping our students succeed both in the classroom and in their careers.

Rasmussen College is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and a Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (for more information, visit ncahlc.org or call 1-800-621-7440; NCA, 30 LaSalle Street, Suite 2400 Chicago, IL 60602-2504).

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Game Design Schools by State & City

Top 20 US Game Design Schools (campus and online)

University of Pennsylvania
Total Programs 188
Number of Subjects 140
Rank in USA 5th
University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Total Programs 243
Number of Subjects 168
Rank in USA 26th
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Total Programs 279
Number of Subjects 183
Rank in USA 31st
Boston University
Total Programs 6
Number of Subjects 124
Rank in USA 32nd
Texas A & M University
Total Programs 167
Number of Subjects 135
Rank in USA 36th
Carnegie Mellon University
Total Programs 167
Number of Subjects 115
Rank in USA 44th
University of California-Irvine
Total Programs 120
Number of Subjects 90
Rank in USA 49th
Northeastern University
Total Programs 10
Number of Subjects 126
Rank in USA 56th
University of Miami
Total Programs 177
Number of Subjects 151
Rank in USA 69th
North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Total Programs 175
Number of Subjects 137
Rank in USA 70th
Rhode Island School of Design
Total Programs 23
Number of Subjects 25
Rank in USA 85th
American University
Total Programs 118
Number of Subjects 105
Rank in USA 97th
Temple University
Total Programs 210
Number of Subjects 158
Rank in USA 105th
Drexel University
Total Programs 125
Number of Subjects 123
Rank in USA 108th
Ohio University-Main Campus
Total Programs 183
Number of Subjects 158
Rank in USA 128th
University of Utah
Total Programs 176
Number of Subjects 141
Rank in USA 129th
Appalachian State University
Total Programs 145
Number of Subjects 126
Rank in USA 130th
Rochester Institute of Technology
Total Programs 1
Number of Subjects 108
Rank in USA 137th
Chapman University
Total Programs 91
Number of Subjects 95
Rank in USA 139th
Texas Christian University
Total Programs 124
Number of Subjects 117
Rank in USA 142nd