Video Game Design in Pennsylvania

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Schools Offering Video Game Design Programs in Pennsylvania


Around 0.0% of Pennsylvania's graduates graduate from video game design degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 184 video game designers graduate from Pennsylvania's 7 video game design schools.

Top Schools

Carnegie Mellon University, which was ranked 16th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Pennsylvania that has a video game design program. It is located in Pittsburgh. 6 students graduated with a degree in video game design from Carnegie Mellon University in 2010. Carnegie Mellon University charged in-state students $42,136 in tuition fees per year.

Douglas Education Center, which was ranked 68th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Pennsylvania that has a video game design program. It is located in Monessen. In 2010, 78 students graduated from Douglas Education Center video game design program. Tuition at Douglas Education Center was $15,500 per year.

The Art Institutes of York-PA, which is located in York, is the third-ranked school in Pennsylvania that has a video game design program. It received a ranking of 68th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 32 students graduated from The Art Institutes of York-PA video game design program. The Art Institutes of York-PA charged in-state students $17,444 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Video game design schools in Pennsylvania, charge students an average tuition of $17,653 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $42,136 per year, or as little as $3,120 per year. In 2010, the following Pennsylvania video game design schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Carnegie Mellon University - located in Pittsburgh, students are charged $42,136 per year
  2. The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division - located in Pittsburgh, students are charged $23,328 per year
  3. The Art Institute of Philadelphia - located in Philadelphia, students are charged $17,920 per year

The following Pennsylvania video game design schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Lehigh Carbon Community College - located in Schnecksville, students are charged $3,120 per year
  2. Delaware County Community College - located in Media, students are charged $4,120 per year
  3. Douglas Education Center - located in Monessen, students are charged $15,500 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Pennsylvania statistics regarding a career in video game design. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as video game design or computer animation.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Video Game Design in Pennsylvania
  • Bachelor's Degree in Video Game Design in Pennsylvania
  • Master's Degree in Video Game Design in Pennsylvania

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,699 miles from location The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division Pittsburgh PA 19.4776 79% 12,803
5,454 miles from location Delaware County Community College Media PA 10.4971 n/a 12,237
5,697 miles from location Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh PA 83.6678 28% 11,197
5,473 miles from location Lehigh Carbon Community College Schnecksville PA 12.2036 n/a 8,127
5,442 miles from location The Art Institute of Philadelphia Philadelphia PA 24.176 95% 3,616
5,521 miles from location The Art Institutes of York-PA York PA 31.5965 100% 706
5,692 miles from location Douglas Education Center Monessen PA 31.8497 n/a 354
 

Curious what studying Video Game Design gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Pennsylvania

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Software Developers, Applications + 14,400 $82,510
2
Computer Programmers + 13,570 $71,290
3
Graphic Designers + 7,830 $43,470 11.4%
4
Multimedia Artists and Animators + 430 $50,180 -32.8%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are video game design related jobs in Pennsylvania