Cheyenne, WY (population: 58,067) has six game schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, the highest ranked school in this group with a game program, has a total student population of 586. It is the 368th highest ranked school in the USA and the 5th highest in the state of Colorado (#1 is Colorado College).
Game students from Cheyenne 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.
Of the 6 game schools with a 100-mile radius of Cheyenne, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Colorado comes out as the most expensive ($38,252/yr) for game students, with Community College of Denver as the lowest, reported at only $9,358/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Cheyenne|
|Fort Collins||CO||141,921||5||27.6422||154||43.4 miles|
|Commerce City||CO||46,807||0||-||0||88.6 miles|