Maryland contains nine schools that offer game development programs. Maryland Institute College of Art, the highest-ranking game development school in MD, has a total student population of 2,084 and is the 220th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 game development schools in Maryland, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Maryland Institute College of Art comes out as the most expensive ($32,712/yr), with Carroll Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,498/yr.
Game Development students from Maryland 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 Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from game development, there are 2792 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,442 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,052, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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