Utah contains thirteen schools that offer video game programs. University of Utah, the highest-ranking video game school in UT, has a total student population of 29,284 and is the 129th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 video game schools in Utah, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Stevens Henager College-Logan comes out as the most expensive ($46,580/yr), with College of Eastern Utah as the lowest recorded at only $7,300/yr.
Video Game students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 3,240 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average yearly salary of $76,760. Computer software engineers, applications in this state earn $83,350/yr and there are 4,840 employed.
Also, within the video game schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from video game, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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