Texas contains 27 schools that offer video game programs. Texas Christian University, the highest-ranking video game school in TX, has a total student population of 8,853 and is the 142nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 27 video game schools in Texas, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Dallas comes out as the most expensive ($36,482/yr), with San Antonio College as the lowest recorded at only $3,422/yr.
Video Game students from Texas 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 Texas alone, there are 35,250 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average yearly salary of $94,730. Computer software engineers, applications in this state earn $91,520/yr and there are 34,260 employed.
Also, within the video game schools in Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from video game, there are 11086 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,493 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,572, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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