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Game Development Schools in Colorado

There are four schools in the state of Colorado offering game development programs. 29 students graduated with degrees from Colorado game development schools in 2010. 23 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and six of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 34 students graduate from game development programs in this state every year. This accounts for 2% of game development students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, six students graduated with a game development degree at the associate's level and 23 with a bachelor's level degree.

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

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

Schools in this state offer associates degrees and bachelors degrees for students pursing game development. In 2010, no undergraduate level game development students sought masters level degrees.

Game Development Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

On average, 34 students graduate from game development programs in this state every year. This accounts for 2% of game development students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, six students graduated with a game development degree at the associate's level and 23 with a bachelor's level degree.

Game Development 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 Development Program Availability in Colorado

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

Game Development 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

Video Game Designers — Salary by Percentile

Video Game Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48930
  • 25th Percentile: 62880
  • Median: 78660
  • 75th Percentile: 96010
  • 90th Percentile: 114150

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

Video Game Designers — Employment Trend

Video Game Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 69550
  • Median Salary 2007: 71090
  • Median Salary 2008: 73750
  • Median Salary 2009: 75540
  • Median Salary 2010: 78660
  • Total Employed 2006: 5710
  • Total Employed 2007: 6230
  • Total Employed 2008: 7030
  • Total Employed 2009: 6800
  • Total Employed 2010: 6360

Colorado vs National Game Development Employment

Colorado vs National Game Development Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 2.987% (30350)

Game Development 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 offers one program in game development and it is in the suburbs of Lakewood, Colorado. It is one of 14 community colleges in Colorado. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering game development 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 heart of downtown and it offers one program in game development. 11,842 students seek degrees in 176 DU programs, overall. This university ranks first in terms of enrollment 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 heart of downtown and it offers one program in game development. This small school is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is the second largest institution in the state of Colorado offering game development.