New York contains 21 schools that offer game programs. Rochester Institute of Technology, the highest-ranking game school in NY, has a total student population of 15,445 and is the 137th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 21 game schools in New York, only 7 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), with CUNY Lehman College as the lowest recorded at only $4,335/yr.
Game students from New York 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 New York, the average student population is 2,856 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from game, there are 10195 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,318 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,933, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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