Arkansas contains seven schools that offer video game programs. Harding University, the highest-ranking video game school in AR, has a total student population of 6,484 and is the 224th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 video game schools in Arkansas, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Little Rock comes out as the most expensive ($22,599/yr), with University of Arkansas-Fort Smith as the lowest recorded at only $7,984/yr.
Video Game students from Arkansas 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 Arkansas alone, there are 900 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average yearly salary of $71,400. Computer software engineers, applications in this state earn $64,150/yr and there are 1,660 employed.
Also, within the video game schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from video game, there are 2695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,969 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,307, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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