Columbus, OH (population: 768,662) has two game schools within its city limits. Bradford School, the highest ranked school in the city with a game program, has a total student population of 657. It is the 2676th highest ranked school in the USA and the 149th highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Game students from Columbus 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.
Columbus lies in Delaware county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Columbus area has 908,190 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.70/hr average worker wage, and a $43,070 average annual salary.
Of the 2 game schools in Columbus, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ohio Dominican University comes out as the most expensive ($19,880/yr) for game students, with Bradford School as the lowest, reported at only $19,008/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Columbus|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||13.7 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||46.5 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||49.3 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||72.1 miles|
|Rio Grande||OH||-||3||18.3873||146||83.4 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||85.7 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||88.6 miles|