Alabama contains four schools that offer video game programs. Spring Hill College, the highest-ranking video game school in AL, has a total student population of 1,521 and is the 376th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 video game schools in Alabama, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Virginia College-Birmingham comes out as the most expensive ($21,586/yr), with Virginia College-Huntsville as the lowest recorded at only $16,538/yr.
Video Game students from Alabama schools who go on to become video game developers, game designers, video game designers, game developers, 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 Alabama alone, there are 4,810 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average yearly salary of $85,560. Computer software engineers, applications in this state earn $83,580/yr and there are 3,480 employed.
Also, within the video game schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from video game, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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