Honolulu, HI (population: 375,134) has forty-nine game schools within a 2500-mile radius of its city center. University of San Francisco, the highest ranked school in this group with a game program, has a total student population of 9,008. It is the 221st highest ranked school in the USA and the 21st highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Game students from Honolulu 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.
Honolulu lies in Honolulu county, which is one of the 4 counties in Hawaii. Overall, the Honolulu area has 430,700 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $21/hr average worker wage, and a $43,760 average annual salary.
Of the 49 game schools with a 2500-mile radius of Honolulu, only 24 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, CSI Career College comes out as the most expensive ($44,912/yr) for game students, with De Anza College as the lowest, reported at only $3,899/yr.