Washington contains fifteen schools that offer game programs. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, the highest-ranking game school in WA, has a total student population of 45,943 and is the 26th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 15 game schools in Washington, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Seattle comes out as the most expensive ($28,174/yr), with Bellevue College as the lowest recorded at only $4,749/yr.
Game students from Washington 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 Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from game, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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