Profiles of Schools/Colleges in New York (NY) Offering Animation, Design, Gaming, and Media Related Programs

 Graphic Designer in Buffalo, New York

The city of Buffalo, New York has more than 260,000 residents, as many as 33,000 commercial businesses and more than 200 professional graphic designers.  Businesses throughout Buffalo consistently hire graphic design professionals for any number of visual communication challenges.

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Graphic Designer in New York City

New York City is the largest city in America, with a population of about 8.1 million and as many as 350,000 commercial businesses.  It's also home to about 8,000 professional graphic designers.  More than forty percent of New York State residents live in New York City.  New York City businesses maintain a vigorous, ongoing demand for experienced graphic design professionals.

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Graphic Designer in New York

New York State, with more than 19.4 million residents and many thousand commercial businesses, supports almost 20,000 professional graphic designers.  About 40% of New Yorkers, as well as most of the commercial businesses, are located in New York City.  However, thousands more businesses throughout the state hire communications design professionals for many assorted visual design tasks.

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Video Game Designer in Buffalo, New York

Many employment seekers in Buffalo, New York land high-paying positions as animators and video game designers.  With a population approaching 300,000, the city offers numerous high-tech job opportunities.  Companies all over the state of New York hire video game designers.  Most of these companies are based in New York City, but many are right here in Buffalo.

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Video Game Designer in Rochester, New York

In recent times, job hunters by the thousands in Rochester, New York have found high-paying positions as animators and video game designers.  With a population of well over 200,000, the city offers numerous high-tech employment opportunities.  Companies throughout the state of New York hire video game designers.  Most of these companies are based in New York City, but many are right here in Rochester.

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A number of college ranking agencies and groups have decided that certain factors separate the best schools from all the rest. These agencies or groups may consider factors such as graduation and retention rates, student selectivity, and variety of program offerings when deciding which schools are best. But what may qualify as a “top school” to students may have more to do with how affordable a school may be, where its located, and having a hassle-free admissions process, than how many students graduate each year.

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Best Animation Programs in New York

It takes more than high enrollment figures and affordable tuition to make the “Best Animation Programs” list for any given city. A number of respected college ranking agencies take a number of common factors into consideration when determining which schools deserve a spot on the list. Factors such as faculty resources (such as student-faculty ratio), financial resources, program offerings, peer assessment, graduation and retention rates, and student selectivity.

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Video Game Designer in New York

Young entrepreneurs all over the world show an increasing interest in Animation and Video Game Design.  The skills involved appeal especially to competitive tech-savvy types, as well as artists who can finally make a living at their art.  Thousands of New York companies hire Video Game Designers.  In fact, roughly six percent of all U.S. jobs available to Video Game Designers and Animators are located in New York City.  But you don't necessarily have to live near Manhattan.  Numerous educational and professional opportunities for Video Game Designers are up for grabs in other parts of the state.

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Video Game Designer in New York City

Teens and twenty-somethings around the world are showing an increasing interest in Animation and Video Game Design.  The skills involved appeal especially to competitive tech-savvy types, as well as artists who can finally make a living at their art.  Thousands of New York companies hire Video Game Designers.  In fact, roughly six percent of all U.S. jobs available to Video Game Designers and Animators are located in New York City. 

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State University of New York at Oswego

Degrees Offered: B. F. A. Graphic Design, Studio Art with Concentration in Digital Media, Illustration

Tuition Information:  Undergraduate residents $5,270, nonresidents $14,320 for the 2011 – 2012 school year.  Tuition does not include fees of $1,240 per year.

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