We are currently collecting information about game design programs across the US as part of our upcoming 2021 rankings of the top game design schools in the US, our 9th annual rankings. As part of our information gathering process, we kindly ask that each school submit this survey. Thank you in advance.
If program or college level acceptance rate data is available, please note it. If not, please provide acceptance rate data for the overall institution.
If program or college level matriculation rate data is available, please note it. If not, please provide matriculation rate data for the overall institution.
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RankSchool
University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL
Southern Arkansas University, AR
Embry-Riddle Auronautical University, AZ
Grand Canyon University, AZ
University of Advancing Technology, AZ
University of Arizona, AZ
Academy of Art University, CA
Art Center College of Design, CA
Azusa Pacific University, CA
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA
California State University, Chico, CA
California State University, East Bay, CA
California State University, Fullerton, CA
California State University, Sacramento, CA
Cogswell University of Silicon Valley, CA
Gnomon School of Visual Arts, Games + Animation, CA
Laguna College of Art and Design, CA
Los Angeles Film School, CA
New York Film Academy, CA & NY
Otis College of Art and Design, CA
SAE Expression College, CA
University of California, Irvine (UCI), CA
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), CA
University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC), CA
University of Southern California (USC), CA
Woodbury University, CA
Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design, CO
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, CO
University of Denver, CO
Quinnipiac University, CT
Sacred Heart University, CT
University of Connecticut, CT
American University, DC
Wilmington University, DE
DAVE School, FL
Full Sail University, FL
Lynn University, FL
Ringling College of Art and Design, FL
University of Central Florida, FL
University of Florida, FL
Georgia Tech University, GA
Georgia Southern University, GA
Georgia State University, GA
Kennesaw State University, GA
Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), GA
University of Idaho, ID
Bradley University, IL
Columbia College Chicago, IL
DePaul University, IL
Indiana University, IN
Indiana University - Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN
Purdue University, IN
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
Southwestern College, KS
Wichita State University, KS
Eastern Kentucky University, KY
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
Loyola University New Orleans, LA
University of Louisiana, Lafayette, LA
Maine College of Art, ME
Becker College, MA
Fitchburg State University, MA
Hampshire College, MA
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), MA
Northeastern University, MA
Worcestor Polytechnic Institute, MA
Maryland Institute College of Art, MD
University of Baltimore, MD
University of Maryland, Baltimore County, MD
Baker College, MI
College for Creative Studies, MI
Davenport University, MI
Eastern Michigan University, MI
Ferris State University, MI
Lawrence Technological University, MI
Michigan State University, MI
Drury University, MO
Webster University, MO
North Carolina State University, NC
University of North Carolina - Charlotte, NC
William Peace University, NC
University of North Dakota, ND
Bellevue University, NE
University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE
Southern New Hampshire University, NH
Bloomfield College, NJ
The College of New Jersey. NJ
Fairleigh Dickinson University, NJ
New Jersey Institute of Technology, NJ
Rutgers University, NJ
Stevens Institute of Technology, NJ
University of Nevada, Reno, NV
Adelphi University, NY
Cornell University, NY
Marist College, NY
New York University, NY
The New School's Parsons School of Design, NY
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY
Rochester Institute of Technology, NY
Stony Brook University, NY
University at Buffalo, NY
Case Western Reserve University, OH
Cleveland Institute of Art, OH
Columbus College of Art And Design, OH
Kent State University, OH
Miami University, OH
Ohio State University, OH
Ohio University, OH
Shawnee State University, OH
Oklahoma Christian University, OK
Rogers State University, OK
University of Tulsa, OK
Southern New Hampshire University, Online
Albright College, PA
Carnegie Mellon University, PA
Desales University, PA
Drexel University, PA
Edinboro University, PA
Kutztown University, PA
Moore College of Art and Design, PA
University of Pennsylvania (UPenn), PA
University of the Arts, PA
New England Institute of Technology, RI
Clemson University, SC
University of South Carolina, SC
Dakota State University, SD
East Tennessee State University, TN
Abilene Christian University, TX
Baylor University, TX
Southern Methodist University, TX
St. Edward's University, TX
Texas A&M University, TX
University of Houston, Victoria, TX
University of Texas, Austin, TX
University of Texas, Dallas, TX
University of the Incarnate Word, TX
Neumont University, UT
University of Utah, UT
George Mason University, VA
Champlain College, VT
Academy of Interactive Entertainment, WA
Cornish College of the Arts, WA
Digipen Institute of Technology, WA
University of Washington, WA
Carroll University, WI
University of Wisconsin, Stout, WI
University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, WI
RankSchool
University of Idaho, ID
Bradley University, IL
Columbia College Chicago, IL
DePaul University, IL
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
Indiana University, IN
Indiana University - Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN
Purdue University, IN
Southwestern College, KS
Wichita State University, KS
Baker College, MI
College for Creative Studies, MI
Davenport University, MI
Eastern Michigan University, MI
Ferris State University, MI
Lawrence Technological University, MI
Michigan State University, MI
Drury University, MO
Webster University, MO
University of North Dakota, ND
Bellevue University, NE
University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE
Case Western Reserve University, OH
Cleveland Institute of Art, OH
Columbus College of art and Design, OH
Kent State University, OH
Miami University, OH
Ohio State University, OH
Ohio University, OH
Shawnee State University, OH
Dakota State University, SD
Carroll University, WI
University of Wisconsin, Stout, WI
University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, WI
RankSchool
University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL
Southern Arkansas University, AR
DAVE School, FL
Full Sail University, FL
Lynn University, FL
Ringling College of Art and Design, FL
University of Central Florida, FL
University of Florida, FL
Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), GA
Georgia Southern University, GA
Georgia State University, GA
Kennesaw State University, GA
Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), GA
Eastern Kentucky University, KY
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
Loyola University New Orleans, LA
University of Louisiana, Lafayette, LA
North Carolina State University, NC
University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC
William Peace University, NC
Clemson University, SC
University of South Carolina, SC
East Tennessee State University, TN
RankSchool
Embry-Riddle Auronautical University, AZ
Grand Canyon University, AZ
University of Advancing Technology, AZ
University of Arizona, AZ
Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design, CO
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, CO
University of Denver, CO
University of Nevada, Reno, NV
Oklahoma Christian University, OK
Rogers State University, OK
University of Tulsa, OK
Abilene Christian University, TX
Baylor University, TX
Southern Methodist University, TX
St. Edward's University, TX
Texas A&M University, TX
University of Houston, Victoria, TX
University of Texas, Austin, TX
University of Texas, Dallas, TX
University of the Incarnate Word, TX
Neumont University, UT
University of Utah, UT
RankSchool
Quinnipiac University, CT
Sacred Heart University, CT
University of Connecticut, CT
American University, DC
Wilmington University, DE
Maine College of Art, ME
Becker College, MA
Fitchburg State University, MA
Hampshire College, MA
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), MA
Northeastern University, MA
Worcestor Polytechnic Institute, MA
Maryland Institute College of Art, MD
University of Baltimore, MD
University of Maryland, Baltimore County, MD
Southern New Hampshire University, NH
Bloomfield College, NJ
The College of New Jersey. NJ
Fairleigh Dickinson University, NJ
New Jersey Institute of Technology, NJ
Rutgers University, NJ
Stevens Institute of Technology, NJ
Adelphi University, NY
Cornell University, NY
Marist College, NY
New York University, NY
The New School's Parsons School of Design, NY
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY
Rochester Institute of Technology, NY
Stony Brook University, NY
University at Buffalo, NY
Albright College, PA
Carnegie Mellon University, PA
Desales University, PA
Drexel University, PA
Edinboro University, PA
Kutztown University, PA
Moore College of Art and Design, PA
University of Pennsylvania (UPenn), PA
New England Institute of Technology, RI
George Mason University, VA
Champlain College, VT
RankSchool
Academy of Art University, CA
Art Center College of Design, CA
Azusa Pacific University, CA
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA
California State University, Chico, CA
California State University, East Bay, CA
California State University, Fullerton, CA
California State University, Sacramento, CA
Cogswell University of Silicon Valley, CA
Gnomon School of Visual Arts, Games + Animation, CA
Laguna College of Art and Design, CA
Los Angeles Film School, CA
New York Film Academy, CA & NY
Otis College of Art and Design, CA
SAE Expression College, CA
University of California, Irvine (UCI), CA
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), CA
University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC), CA
University of Southern California (USC), CA
Woodbury University, CA
Academy of Interactive Entertainment, WA
Cornish College of the Arts, WA
Digipen Institute of Technology, WA
University of Washington, WA
Please only include schools that offer specific game related programs.
List the percentage of graduates from 2018/19 academic year who found full-time employment in the game industry within six months of graduation. If information is unavailable, please note as such. If information is available but not an exact fit with our criteria of 2018/19 grads securing employment in industry within 6 months of graduation, please explain any differences.