Boise City, ID (population: 210,099) has two game schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Northwest Nazarene University, the highest ranked school in this group with a game program, has a total student population of 1,950. It is the 3337th highest ranked school in the USA and the 17th highest in the state of Idaho (#1 is University of Idaho).
Game students from Boise City 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.
Boise City lies in Ada county, which is one of the 33 counties in Idaho. Overall, the Boise City-Nampa area has 264,010 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $39,600 average annual salary.
Of the 2 game schools with a 100-mile radius of Boise City, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Boise comes out as the most expensive ($22,237/yr) for game students, with Northwest Nazarene University as the lowest, reported at only $18,806/yr.