Iselin, NJ has forty-four game schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Pennsylvania, the highest ranked school in this group with a game program, has a total student population of 24,599. It is the 5th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Pennsylvania.
Game students from Iselin 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.
Iselin lies in Middlesex county, which is one of the 11 counties in New Jersey. Overall, the Edison-New Brunswick Metropolitan area has 981,970 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $24.21/hr average worker wage, and a $50,350 average annual salary.
Of the 44 game schools with a 100-mile radius of Iselin, only 13 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The New School comes out as the most expensive ($39,004/yr) for game students, with County College of Morris as the lowest, reported at only $4,290/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Iselin|
|Perth Amboy||NJ||49,138||1||20.4079||6||4.7 miles|
|New Brunswick||NJ||52,736||2||41.2629||152||8.9 miles|
|Staten Island||NY||-||3||40.1655||127||9.1 miles|
|East Brunswick||NJ||48,086||0||-||0||11.3 miles|
|South Orange||NJ||-||1||63.933||113||12.4 miles|
|West Orange||NJ||49,330||0||-||0||15.2 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||16.6 miles|
|New York City||NY||8,459,026||86||26.2632||1,528||21.1 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||21.3 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||22.4 miles|
|West Paterson||NJ||-||1||20.7455||20||22.8 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||22.8 miles|