Michigan contains 22 schools that offer video game programs. Madonna University, the highest-ranking video game school in MI, has a total student population of 4,211 and is the 365th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 22 video game schools in Michigan, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College for Creative Studies comes out as the most expensive ($28,628/yr), with Monroe County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,790/yr.
Video Game students from Michigan 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 Michigan alone, there are 6,740 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average yearly salary of $82,170. Computer software engineers, applications in this state earn $77,220/yr and there are 9,600 employed.
Also, within the video game schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from video game, there are 6233 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,809 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,088, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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