Vineland, NJ (population: 59,417) has twenty-nine 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 Vineland 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.
Vineland lies in Cumberland county, which is one of the 11 counties in New Jersey. Overall, the Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton area has 59,820 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $20.04/hr average worker wage, and a $41,680 average annual salary.
Of the 29 game schools with a 100-mile radius of Vineland, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Maryland Institute College of Art comes out as the most expensive ($32,712/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 Vineland|
|Mays Landing||NJ||-||1||11.4678||27||14.6 miles|
|West Atlantic City||NJ||-||1||28.4243||9||27.9 miles|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||30.4 miles|
|New Castle||DE||-||1||19.251||66||33.3 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||33.3 miles|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||44.9 miles|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||47.7 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||51.1 miles|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||54.0 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||55.0 miles|
|Toms River||NJ||131,619||3||29.102||89||55.3 miles|
|West Windsor||NJ||-||1||10.9855||60||61.4 miles|
|East Brunswick||NJ||48,086||0||-||0||73.8 miles|
|Center Valley||PA||-||2||15.5079||66||76.8 miles|
|New Brunswick||NJ||52,736||2||41.2629||152||77.0 miles|