If you want to find out which schools are the best, look no further than popular college ranking organizations such as Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report. These organizations evaluate schools based on quality of the curriculum, faculty, facilities and infrastructure, scholarships, financial aid, and career opportunites. They may also consider number of program offerings, graduation and retention rates, peer assessment, faculty resources (student-teacher ratio), and student selectivity. A number of Wisconsin schools made the cut.
The State of Wisconsin is home to 84 Title IV degree-granting institutions. Just a few of Wisconsin’s best schools include Beloit College, Viterbo University, Concordia University, Carroll University, Marquette University, and the University of Wisconsin. Some of the best schools for artists and designers include Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD), Peck School of Arts at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Carroll University (Waukesha), and Alverno College (Milwaukee).
Continue reading to find out which schools are the “best” schools for aspiring game designers & developers and what they have to offer.
Best Game Design & Development School Programs Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin Stout - Degrees Offered: B. F. A. Animation, Art, Comic and Sequential Art, Digital Cinema, Entertainment Design, Graphic Design and Interactive Media, Studio Art with Drawing, Printmaking Emphasis; B. S. Game Design and Development, Graphic Communication Management, Professional Communication and Emerging Media; M. F. A. Design; Minor Art, Applied Photography
University of Wisconsin Stevens Point - Degrees Offered: B.A. Art with Studio Art Emphasis; B. F. A. Art with 2D (Drawing, Painting), 3D (Ceramics, Sculpture), Communications with Media Studies, Design & Technology, Graphic Design; B.S. Web Design & Digital Media (WDMD) with Design or Technical Focus
Carroll University - Degrees Offered: B.A. Art; B. S. Art, Graphic Communication with Emphasis in Design, Design Management, Graphic Design, Web Design; B. F. A. Photography; B.S. Information Technology with Emphasis in Web Application Development, Game Development; Minor in Graphic Design, Video Production, Web Design
University of Wisconsin Whitewater - Degrees Offered: B. A. Art, Electronic Media, Graphic Design, Multimedia Digital Arts; B. F. A. Art, Design & Technology, Graphic Design; B.S. Media Arts & Game Development (MAGD) with Visual Design Emphasis; B.A. Media Arts & Game Development (MAGD) with Visual Design Emphasis; B.A or B.S. Media Arts & Game Development (MAGD) Communication/Gaming; B.A. or B.S. Media Arts & Game Development (MAGD) Technology Emphasis; Minor in Art, Art Studio, Arts Management, Media Arts & Game Development (MAGD) with Visual Design, Communication/Gaming Emphasis, Multimedia Design, Multimedia
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- Atlanta, Georgia; Savannah, Georgia; Lacoste, France; and SCAD eLearning