California contains 123 schools that offer game development programs. Chapman University, the highest-ranking game development school in CA, has a total student population of 6,398 and is the 139th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 123 game development schools in California, only 16 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brooks Institute comes out as the most expensive ($51,223/yr), with Mt San Antonio College as the lowest recorded at only $2,897/yr.
Game Development students from California schools who go on to become game developers, game designers, video game designers, software developers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 3,390 people working as gaming managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $74,030.
Also, within the game development schools in California, the average student population is 4,206 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from game development, there are 18354 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,230 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,817, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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