Iowa contains six schools that offer game programs. Grand View University, the highest-ranking game school in IA, has a total student population of 2,039 and is the 606th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 game schools in Iowa, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Drake University comes out as the most expensive ($23,091/yr), with Briar Cliff University as the lowest recorded at only $15,236/yr.
Game students from Iowa 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 Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from game, there are 3687 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,622 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,082, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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