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Game Development Schools in Iowa

There are two schools in the state of Iowa offering game development programs. In 2010, 15 students graduated from programs at Iowa game development schools.

Overview

16 students graduate from game development programs in Iowa, on average, per year. This accounts for 2% of game development students who schools in the United States graduate. In 2010, 15 students graduated with a degree in game development at the bachelor's level.

Two game development schools are located in this state. And out of these, two schools are private. Private game development school tuition varies from $20,292 to $26,275.

Average tuition for game development programs is $23,573. While the lowest tuition in this midwestern state is at Grand View University, the highest tuition for game development programs, which is $26,275 each year, is at Loras College.

Iowa game development schools offer bachelors degrees. No game development students at the undergraduate level pursued masters level degrees in 2010.

Game Development Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

16 students graduate from game development programs in Iowa, on average, per year. This accounts for 2% of game development students who schools in the United States graduate. In 2010, 15 students graduated with a degree in game development at the bachelor's level.

Game Development Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 7
  • Bachelor 2007: 12
  • Bachelor 2008: 17
  • Bachelor 2009: 12
  • Bachelor 2010: 15

Game Development Program Availability in Iowa

Iowa schools offer a total of two programs in game development.

Game Development Program Availability in Iowa

  • Bachelor: 2

Computer Programmers — Salary by Percentile

Computer Programmers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37760
  • 25th Percentile: 48150
  • Median: 62830
  • 75th Percentile: 79880
  • 90th Percentile: 94140

Software Developers, Applications — Salary by Percentile

Software Developers, Applications — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48060
  • 25th Percentile: 56630
  • Median: 68940
  • 75th Percentile: 83610
  • 90th Percentile: 99200

Video Game Designers — Salary by Percentile

Video Game Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32120
  • 25th Percentile: 45550
  • Median: 61960
  • 75th Percentile: 77430
  • 90th Percentile: 92190

Computer Programmers — Employment Trend

Computer Programmers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 53990
  • Median Salary 2007: 57810
  • Median Salary 2008: 59040
  • Median Salary 2009: 62520
  • Median Salary 2010: 62830
  • Total Employed 2006: 3400
  • Total Employed 2007: 4030
  • Total Employed 2008: 4050
  • Total Employed 2009: 3470
  • Total Employed 2010: 3080

Software Developers, Applications — Employment Trend

Software Developers, Applications — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 69700
  • Median Salary 2007: 69100
  • Median Salary 2008: 70840
  • Median Salary 2009: 71950
  • Median Salary 2010: 68940
  • Total Employed 2006: 3290
  • Total Employed 2007: 4040
  • Total Employed 2008: 3870
  • Total Employed 2009: 4510
  • Total Employed 2010: 4200

Video Game Designers — Employment Trend

Video Game Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 50050
  • Median Salary 2007: 52380
  • Median Salary 2008: 54430
  • Median Salary 2009: 61520
  • Median Salary 2010: 61960
  • Total Employed 2006: 1660
  • Total Employed 2007: 1310
  • Total Employed 2008: 1190
  • Total Employed 2009: 1220
  • Total Employed 2010: 1110

Iowa vs National Game Development Employment

Iowa vs National Game Development Employment

  • Employed in Iowa: 0.826% (8390)

Game Development Schools in Iowa

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1. Grand View University

1200 Grandview Ave
Des Moines, IA 50316
(515) 263-2800

Grand View University offers one game development program and this school, which is 1.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Des Moines, IA. 2,109 students seek degrees in 44 programs at this liberal arts college, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the largest institution in the state of Iowa offering game development.

2. Loras College

1450 Alta Vista
Dubuque, IA 52004-0178
(563) 588-7100

Loras College offers one game development program and this school, which is near the center of the city, is in Dubuque, IA. This school is a 4-year institution. It is the second largest institution in the state of Iowa offering game development in terms of programs.