With an overall population of 197,800 and a student population of 39,888, approximately 11,507 of Grand Rapids students attend one of Grand Rapids's schools that offer video game design programs.
The largest video game design school in Grand Rapids, by student population, is Davenport University. In 2010, Davenport University graduated approximately 8 students from its video game design program.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a video game design degree in Grand Rapids. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,266 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,600 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a video game design program in Grand Rapids. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,300 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $17,506.
As a video game designer in Grand Rapids, you can expect to make an average salary of $62,190 per year. This is higher than the average salary for video game designers in the state.