West Virginia contains four schools that offer game programs. West Virginia Wesleyan College, the highest-ranking game school in WV, has a total student population of 1,416 and is the 469th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 game schools in West Virginia, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, West Virginia Wesleyan College comes out as the most expensive ($16,138/yr), with Putnam Career and Technical Center as the lowest recorded at only $2,184/yr.
Game students from West Virginia 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 West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from game, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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