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Game Development Schools in Arizona

There are four schools in the state of Arizona offering game development programs. 197 students graduated from programs at Arizona game development schools in 2010. 179 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 17 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 110 students graduate from programs in this state in game development each year. This accounts for close to 14% of game development students who US schools graduate. Out of those, one student graduated with certificates in game development, 17 with an associate's level degree, and 179 with a bachelor's level degree.

Four game development schools are located in this state. And out of these, while one school is public, three schools are private. Tuition at a private game development school varies from $18,048 to $23,550.

Average tuition for game development programs is $19,754. While the highest tuition for game development programs, which is $23,550 per year, is at Collins College, the lowest tuition in this southwestern state is at ITT Technical Institute-Tempe.

Arizona schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees for students pursing game development. No undergraduate level game development students pursued masters level degrees.

Game Development Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

On average, 110 students graduate from programs in this state in game development each year. This accounts for close to 14% of game development students who US schools graduate. Out of those, one student graduated with certificates in game development, 17 with an associate's level degree, and 179 with a bachelor's level degree.

Game Development Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 4
  • Certificate 2007: 10
  • Certificate 2008: 12
  • Certificate 2009: 2
  • Certificate 2010: 1
  • Associate 2006: 6
  • Associate 2007: 9
  • Associate 2008: 12
  • Associate 2009: 8
  • Associate 2010: 17
  • Bachelor 2006: 0
  • Bachelor 2007: 0
  • Bachelor 2008: 0
  • Bachelor 2009: 7
  • Bachelor 2010: 179

Game Development Program Availability in Arizona

Schools in Arizona offer a total of six programs in game development. Of these programs, approximately 50% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level.

Game Development Program Availability in Arizona

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 3

Computer Programmers — Salary by Percentile

Computer Programmers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38680
  • 25th Percentile: 53930
  • Median: 71960
  • 75th Percentile: 90230
  • 90th Percentile: 118350

Software Developers, Applications — Salary by Percentile

Software Developers, Applications — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 54520
  • 25th Percentile: 68370
  • Median: 86520
  • 75th Percentile: 107890
  • 90th Percentile: 130250

Video Game Designers — Salary by Percentile

Video Game Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32660
  • 25th Percentile: 54030
  • Median: 74510
  • 75th Percentile: 92740
  • 90th Percentile: 107540

Computer Programmers — Employment Trend

Computer Programmers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58940
  • Median Salary 2007: 65330
  • Median Salary 2008: 68080
  • Median Salary 2009: 70610
  • Median Salary 2010: 71960
  • Total Employed 2006: 6260
  • Total Employed 2007: 7820
  • Total Employed 2008: 8660
  • Total Employed 2009: 7600
  • Total Employed 2010: 6710

Software Developers, Applications — Employment Trend

Software Developers, Applications — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 71330
  • Median Salary 2007: 73880
  • Median Salary 2008: 75790
  • Median Salary 2009: 81800
  • Median Salary 2010: 86520
  • Total Employed 2006: 7600
  • Total Employed 2007: 8100
  • Total Employed 2008: 7540
  • Total Employed 2009: 6820
  • Total Employed 2010: 6580

Video Game Designers — Employment Trend

Video Game Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60270
  • Median Salary 2007: 65200
  • Median Salary 2008: 69690
  • Median Salary 2009: 74370
  • Median Salary 2010: 74510
  • Total Employed 2006: 1910
  • Total Employed 2007: 1930
  • Total Employed 2008: 2000
  • Total Employed 2009: 1950
  • Total Employed 2010: 1740

Arizona vs National Game Development Employment

Arizona vs National Game Development Employment

  • Employed in Arizona: 1.479% (15030)

Game Development Schools in Arizona

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1. The University of Advancing Technology

2625 W Baseline Rd
Tempe, AZ 85283
(602) 383-8228

The University of Advancing Technology, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Tempe, AZ and it offers one game development program. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering game development programs.

2. Collins College

4750 S 44th Place
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(480) 966-3000

Collins College, which is 6.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Phoenix, AZ and it offers one game development program. It is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is the largest institution in the state of Arizona offering game development in terms of programs.

3. ITT Technical Institute - Tempe

5005 S. Wendler Drive
Tempe, AZ 85282
(602) 437-7500

ITT Technical Institute-Tempe offers two programs in game development. Of those, students are offered one game development degree at the associate's level by ITT Tech and one bachelor's level game development degree. This school is 3.6 miles from the center of the city. ITT Tech is one of 7 technical colleges in Arizona. ITT Tech is the sixth largest institution in the state of Arizona offering game development.

4. South Mountain Community College

7050 S 24th St
Phoenix, AZ 85042
(602) 243-8135

South Mountain Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1978. This college, which is near the center of the city, is in Phoenix, AZ. It offers subjects such as information systems and game design. This college offers 24 certificates and 28 associates level degrees to students. 6,354 students pursued degrees from the 36 programs at this medium-sized college in 2010. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

5. Pima Community College

401 North Bonita Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85709-5000
(520) 206-4500

Pima Community College, which is 3.4 miles from the center of the city, is located in Tucson, AZ. It offers two game development programs. Of those, this community college offers students one certificate in game development and one game development degree at the associate's level. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in the state of Arizona.

6. Eastern Arizona College

615 N. Stadium Ave.
Thatcher, AZ 85552-0769
(928) 428-8322

Eastern Arizona College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1888. It is located in Thatcher, AZ. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Arizona. This college offers subjects including criminal justice and electrical technology. It offers 52 certificates and 67 associates level degrees to students. 6,799 students pursued degrees from the 98 programs at this college in 2010. This college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.