Alaska contains 22 schools that offer game programs. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, the highest-ranking game school in AK, has a total student population of 45,943 and is the 26th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 22 game schools in Alaska, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Portland comes out as the most expensive ($31,420/yr), with Bellevue College as the lowest recorded at only $4,749/yr.
Game students from Alaska schools who go on to become game developers, game designers, video game designers, video game 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 schools in Alaska, the average student population is 3,367 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from game, there are 486 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,464, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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