Jackson, MS (population: 171,210) has one game school within its city limits. Virginia College-Jackson has a total student population of 958. It is the 5747th highest ranked school in the USA and the 54th highest in the state of Mississippi (#1 is Creations College of Cosmetology).
Game students from Jackson 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.
Jackson lies in Hinds county, which is one of the 35 counties in Mississippi. Overall, the Jackson area has 245,940 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $17.60/hr average worker wage, and a $36,600 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Virginia College-Jackson ends up costing a student $18,255/yr.