Moscow has a total population of 21,291 and a student population of 12,175. Of these students, 11,957 are enrolled in schools that offer video game design programs.
The largest video game design school in Moscow, by student population, is University of Idaho. Approximately 19 students graduated in 2010 from University of Idaho with credentials in video game design.
A total of 19 students graduated with credentials in video game design from video game design schools in Moscow in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Moscow's video game design schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,480 per year in instate tuition and $28,560 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,474 for video game design related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Moscow-based video game design schools, you will have an added expense of $7,242 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,238.
Many video game design graduates choose to work as video game designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Moscow, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 1,330 video game designers in Idaho, 80 were working in the greater Moscow area. By the year 2018, the number of video game designers is expected to increase by 14% in Moscow. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for video game designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a video game designer in Moscow is $30,700 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for video game designers.