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Video Game Design Schools in Iowa

There are two Iowa schools offering video game design programs. In 2010, 15 students graduated from programs at Iowa video game design schools.

Overview

On average, 16 students graduate from programs in Iowa in video game design each year. This accounts for 2% of video game design students who US schools graduate. In 2010, 15 students graduated with a video game design degree at the bachelor's level.

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

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

Video game design schools in this state offer bachelors degrees. No video game design students at the undergraduate level sought masters level degrees in 2010.

Video Game Design Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

On average, 16 students graduate from programs in Iowa in video game design each year. This accounts for 2% of video game design students who US schools graduate. In 2010, 15 students graduated with a video game design degree at the bachelor's level.

Video Game Design Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

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

Video Game Design Program Availability in Iowa

Schools in this state offer a total of two video game design programs.

Video Game Design 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 Video Game Design Employment

Iowa vs National Video Game Design Employment

  • Employed in Iowa: 0.826% (8390)

Video Game Design Schools in Iowa

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1. Grand View University

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

Grand View University, which is 1.4 miles from the center of the city, is located in Des Moines, IA and it offers one program in video game design. This liberal arts college is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks first in the state of Iowa.

2. Loras College

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

Loras College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Dubuque, IA and this school offers one program in video game design. Overall, 1,562 students seek degrees in 54 programs at Loras. In terms of programs, it is the second biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering video game design.