Auburn University, AL has two video game schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Samford University, the highest ranked school in this group with a video game program, has a total student population of 4,658. It is the 1328th highest ranked school in the USA and the 10th highest in the state of Alabama (#1 is Auburn University Main Campus).
Video Game students from Auburn University 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.
Of the 2 video game schools with a 100-mile radius of Auburn University, 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) for video game students, with Samford University as the lowest, reported at only $19,536/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Auburn University|
|Phenix City||AL||-||1||9.50663||23||29.7 miles|
|Alexander City||AL||-||1||11.6004||38||36.0 miles|
|Fort Valley||GA||-||1||21.9471||51||93.2 miles|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||94.4 miles|