Rochester has a total population of 219,773 and a student population of 56,798. Of these students, 15,445 are enrolled in schools that offer video game design programs.
The largest video game design school in Rochester, by student population, is Rochester Institute of Technology. In 2010, Rochester Institute of Technology graduated approximately 38 students from its video game design program.
In 2010, 72 students graduated with a video game design degree from one of Rochester's video game design schools. In 2009 tuition at video game design schools in Rochester was $29,283 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,050 for video game design related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Rochester-based video game design schools, you will have an added expense of $10,134 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a video game designer in Rochester is $80,950 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for video game designers.
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