Wisconsin contains fifteen schools that offer video game programs. Saint Norbert College, the highest-ranking video game school in WI, has a total student population of 2,175 and is the 1643rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 15 video game schools in Wisconsin, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Carthage College comes out as the most expensive ($25,664/yr), with Gateway Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $220/yr.
Video Game students from Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin alone, there are 3,040 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average yearly salary of $77,660. Computer software engineers, applications in this state earn $75,750/yr and there are 9,490 employed.
Also, within the video game schools in Wisconsin, the average student population is 3,620 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from video game, there are 4047 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,987 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,857, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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