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Game Design Schools in New York

There are eight New York schools offering game design programs. In 2010, 134 students graduated with degrees from New York game design schools. 75 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 41 students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 109 students graduate from programs in this state in game design per year. This accounts for 8% of game design students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, two students graduated with game design certificates, 16 with a degree at the associate's level, 41 with a bachelor's level degree, and 75 with a master's level degree.

Eight game design schools are located in this state. And out of these, while one school is public, seven schools are private. Private game design school tuition varies from $19,260 to $40,680.

Average tuition for programs in game design is $32,454. The lowest tuition in this state is at the College of Westchester, while the highest tuition for game design programs, which is $40,680 per year, is at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Game design schools in this eastern state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Game Design Program Completions in New York 2006 - 2010

On average, 109 students graduate from programs in this state in game design per year. This accounts for 8% of game design students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, two students graduated with game design certificates, 16 with a degree at the associate's level, 41 with a bachelor's level degree, and 75 with a master's level degree.

Game Design Program Completions in New York 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 1
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 1
  • Certificate 2009: 1
  • Certificate 2010: 2
  • Associate 2006: 14
  • Associate 2007: 9
  • Associate 2008: 10
  • Associate 2009: 17
  • Associate 2010: 16
  • Bachelor 2006: 6
  • Bachelor 2007: 5
  • Bachelor 2008: 5
  • Bachelor 2009: 3
  • Bachelor 2010: 41
  • Master 2006: 35
  • Master 2007: 45
  • Master 2008: 69
  • Master 2009: 52
  • Master 2010: 75

Game Design Program Availability in New York

New York schools offer a total of ten game design programs. Of these programs, close to 30% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the associates level.

Game Design Program Availability in New York

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 3
  • Bachelor: 3
  • Master: 3

Computer Programmers — Salary by Percentile

Computer Programmers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 44970
  • 25th Percentile: 58040
  • Median: 73540
  • 75th Percentile: 93020
  • 90th Percentile: 120150

Software Developers, Applications — Salary by Percentile

Software Developers, Applications — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 55460
  • 25th Percentile: 70720
  • Median: 91180
  • 75th Percentile: 116560
  • 90th Percentile: 140390

Computer Programmers — Employment Trend

Computer Programmers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65960
  • Median Salary 2007: 68680
  • Median Salary 2008: 70040
  • Median Salary 2009: 72170
  • Median Salary 2010: 73540
  • Total Employed 2006: 33990
  • Total Employed 2007: 35730
  • Total Employed 2008: 37390
  • Total Employed 2009: 37490
  • Total Employed 2010: 31110

Software Developers, Applications — Employment Trend

Software Developers, Applications — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 83010
  • Median Salary 2007: 86480
  • Median Salary 2008: 88280
  • Median Salary 2009: 89920
  • Median Salary 2010: 91180
  • Total Employed 2006: 30840
  • Total Employed 2007: 33140
  • Total Employed 2008: 30380
  • Total Employed 2009: 24910
  • Total Employed 2010: 27600

New York vs National Game Design Employment

New York vs National Game Design Employment

  • Employed in New York: 7.049% (58710)

Game Design Schools in New York

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1. ITT Technical Institute - Albany

13 Airline Dr
Albany, NY 12205
(518) 452-9300

ITT Technical Institute-Albany is in the suburbs of Albany, New York and it offers one program in game design. It is a for-profit 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this technical college is the third biggest institution in the state of New York offering game design.

2. ITT Technical Institute - Getzville

2295 Millersport Hwy
Getzville, NY 14068-0327
(716) 689-2200

ITT Technical Institute-Getzville is in the suburbs of Getzville, New York and it offers one game design program. 668 students pursue degrees in six programs at this small school, overall. ITT Tech ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of New York.

3. The College of Westchester

325 Central Ave
White Plains, NY 10606
(914) 948-4442

The College of Westchester, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in White Plains, NY and it offers one game design program. It is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school is the biggest institution in the state of New York offering game design.

4. The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

110 8th St
Troy, NY 12180-3590
(518) 276-6000

The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is located in the center of Troy and it offers one program in game design. It is one of 22 research universities in New York. It is the oldest institution in the state of New York offering programs in game design.

5. The Rochester Institute of Technology

1 Lomb Memorial Dr
Rochester, NY 14623-5603
(585) 475-2411

The Rochester Institute of Technology offers two game design programs. More specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level game design degree by RIT and one game design degree at the master's level. It is in the suburbs of Rochester, New York. RIT is one of 22 research universities in New York. It is the biggest institution in the state of New York offering game design.

6. ITT Technical Institute - Liverpool

235 Greenfield Parkway
Liverpool, NY 13088-6651
(315) 461-8000

ITT Technical Institute-Liverpool is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is located in the suburbs of Liverpool, New York. ITT is one of several campuses. It offers subjects including game design and game development. ITT Tech offers students six degrees at the associates level. In 2010, 386 students sought degrees from the six programs at ITT Tech. This very small school is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. It is one of 5 technical colleges in New York.

7. Pace University - New York

1 Pace Plaza
New York, NY 10038-1598
(212) 346-1200

Pace University-New York is in the center of New York and it offers one game design program. It is the second biggest institution in the state of New York offering game design in terms of programs.

8. Marist College

3399 North Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(845) 575-3000

Marist College offers two programs in game design. Of those, it offers one bachelor's level game design degree to students and one game design degree at the master's level. This school is in the suburbs of Poughkeepsie, New York. This school is a 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks fourth in the state of New York.

9. Finger Lakes Community College

3325 Marvin Sands Drive
Canandaigua, NY 14424-8395
(585) 394-3500

Finger Lakes Community College is located in town of Canandaigua, New York and it offers one game design program. 6,935 students pursue degrees in 41 programs at this community college, overall. In terms of programs, it is the biggest institution in the state of New York offering game design.