Pennsylvania contains 35 schools that offer game programs. University of Pennsylvania, the highest-ranking game school in PA, has a total student population of 24,599 and is the 5th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 35 game schools in Pennsylvania, only 10 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Consolidated School of Business comes out as the most expensive ($32,202/yr), with Westmoreland County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,481/yr.
Game students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from game, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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