New Jersey contains ten schools that offer video game programs. Montclair State University, the highest-ranking video game school in NJ, has a total student population of 18,171 and is the 247th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 video game schools in New Jersey, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Felician College comes out as the most expensive ($20,606/yr), with County College of Morris as the lowest recorded at only $4,290/yr.
Video Game students from New Jersey 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 New Jersey alone, there are 13,180 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average yearly salary of $100,150. Computer software engineers, applications in this state earn $94,010/yr and there are 27,940 employed.
Also, within the video game schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from video game, there are 3172 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,929 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $8,300, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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