Charlotte has a general population of 540,828 and an overall student population of 52,415. Approximately 19,364 of Charlotte's students are enrolled in schools that offer game development programs.
The largest game development school in Charlotte, by student population, is Central Piedmont Community College. In 2010, Central Piedmont Community College graduated approximately 19 students from its game development program.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a game development degree in Charlotte. In 2009 tuition at game development schools in Charlotte was $1,798 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,194 for game development related books and supplies each year.
Many game development graduates choose to work as game developers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Charlotte, your job prospects are good. By the year 2018, the number of game developers is expected to increase by 15% in Charlotte. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for game developers.