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Game Design Schools in Colorado

There are four Colorado schools offering game design programs. In 2010, 29 students graduated with degrees from Colorado game design schools. 23 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and six students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 34 students graduate from game design programs in Colorado per year. This accounts for 2% of game design students who US schools graduate. Of those, six students graduated with a degree in game design at the associate's level and 23 with a bachelor's level degree.

Four game design schools are located in Colorado. And of these, while three schools are private, one school is public. Private game design school tuition varies from $10,665 to $36,501.

Average tuition for programs in game design is $30,627. While the lowest tuition in this moutain state is at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs, the highest tuition for game design programs, which is $36,501 per year, is at the University of Denver.

Schools in this state offer associates degrees and bachelors degrees in game design. In 2010, no students at the undergraduate level in game design sought degrees at the masters level.

Game Design Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

On average, 34 students graduate from game design programs in Colorado per year. This accounts for 2% of game design students who US schools graduate. Of those, six students graduated with a degree in game design at the associate's level and 23 with a bachelor's level degree.

Game Design Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 0
  • Associate 2009: 0
  • Associate 2010: 6
  • Bachelor 2006: 16
  • Bachelor 2007: 35
  • Bachelor 2008: 40
  • Bachelor 2009: 35
  • Bachelor 2010: 23

Game Design Program Availability in Colorado

Colorado schools offer a total of four game design programs. Of these programs, about 50% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Game Design Program Availability in Colorado

  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 2

Computer Programmers — Salary by Percentile

Computer Programmers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37340
  • 25th Percentile: 57280
  • Median: 76830
  • 75th Percentile: 94820
  • 90th Percentile: 121190

Software Developers, Applications — Salary by Percentile

Software Developers, Applications — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 56340
  • 25th Percentile: 70330
  • Median: 89280
  • 75th Percentile: 108430
  • 90th Percentile: 132450

Computer Programmers — Employment Trend

Computer Programmers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 70340
  • Median Salary 2007: 74770
  • Median Salary 2008: 77810
  • Median Salary 2009: 80010
  • Median Salary 2010: 76830
  • Total Employed 2006: 6010
  • Total Employed 2007: 6520
  • Total Employed 2008: 5900
  • Total Employed 2009: 5420
  • Total Employed 2010: 4030

Software Developers, Applications — Employment Trend

Software Developers, Applications — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 82210
  • Median Salary 2007: 86950
  • Median Salary 2008: 88590
  • Median Salary 2009: 90640
  • Median Salary 2010: 89280
  • Total Employed 2006: 13590
  • Total Employed 2007: 13990
  • Total Employed 2008: 16300
  • Total Employed 2009: 18150
  • Total Employed 2010: 19960

Colorado vs National Game Design Employment

Colorado vs National Game Design Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 2.880% (23990)

Game Design Schools in Colorado

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1. ITT Technical Institute - Thornton

500 E 84th Ave Suite B12
Thornton, CO 80229-5338
(303) 288-4488

ITT Technical Institute-Thornton is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school is located in the suburbs of Thornton, Colorado. It is one of several campuses. This school offers subjects such as game development and law enforcement. ITT offers students nine degrees at the associates level and six bachelors level degrees. 568 students pursued degrees from the 12 programs at this technical college in 2010. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits it. This school is one of 3 technical colleges in Colorado.

2. Red Rocks Community College

13300 W Sixth Ave
Lakewood, CO 80228-1255
(303) 914-6600

Red Rocks Community College is located in the suburbs of Lakewood, Colorado and this college offers one program in game design. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering game design in terms of programs.

3. The University of Denver

2199 S. University Blvd
Denver, CO 80208
(303) 871-2000

The University of Denver is 4.5 miles from the center of the city and DU offers one program in game design. DU is a 4-year research institution. In terms of enrollment, this university ranks first in the state of Colorado.

4. Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs

4435 N Chestnut Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80907-3812
(719) 598-0200

Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs is near the center of the city and it offers one game design program. This school ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Colorado.