Rhode Island contains three schools that offer game development programs. Rhode Island School of Design, the highest-ranking game development school in RI, has a total student population of 2,360 and is the 85th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 game development schools in Rhode Island, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rhode Island School of Design comes out as the most expensive ($35,991/yr), with Johnson & Wales University as the lowest recorded at only $24,402/yr.
Game Development students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from game development, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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