Florida contains nine schools that offer video game design programs. University of Miami, the highest-ranking video game design school in FL, has a total student population of 15,629 and is the 69th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 video game design schools in Florida, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, AI Miami International University of Art and Design comes out as the most expensive ($37,252/yr), with South Florida Institute of Technology as the lowest recorded at only $7,020/yr.
Video Game Design students from Florida schools who go on to become video game designers, game developers, video game developers, video game engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 495,500 people working as computer software engineers, applications alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,170. Also, Computer software engineers, systems software make on average $96,620 per year and there are about 385,200 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Florida alone, there are 11,430 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average yearly salary of $86,350. Computer software engineers, applications in this state earn $82,630/yr and there are 18,520 employed.
Also, within the video game design schools in Florida, the average student population is 3,322 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from video game design, there are 7625 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,875 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,879, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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