North Carolina contains sixteen schools that offer game programs. North Carolina State University at Raleigh, the highest-ranking game school in NC, has a total student population of 33,819 and is the 70th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 16 game schools in North Carolina, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Charlotte comes out as the most expensive ($31,116/yr), with Forsyth Technical Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,178/yr.
Game students from North Carolina 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 North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from game, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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