Rhode Island contains three schools that offer video game programs. Rhode Island School of Design, the highest-ranking video game school in RI, has a total student population of 2,360 and is the 85th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 video game schools in Rhode Island, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rhode Island School of Design comes out as the most expensive ($35,991/yr), with Johnson & Wales University as the lowest recorded at only $24,402/yr.
Video Game students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 1,360 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average yearly salary of $91,770. Computer software engineers, applications in this state earn $88,260/yr and there are 960 employed.
Also, within the video game schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from video game, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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