With an overall population of 334,563 and a student population of 87,948, approximately 11,197 of Pittsburgh students attend one of Pittsburgh's schools that offer video game design programs.
Carnegie Mellon University is the largest video game design school in Pittsburgh, based on student population. Approximately 6 students graduated in 2010 from Carnegie Mellon University with credentials in video game design.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a video game design degree in Pittsburgh. In 2009 tuition at video game design schools in Pittsburgh was $40,920 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for video game design related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,340 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
As a video game designer in Pittsburgh, you can expect to make an average salary of $63,240 per year. This is lower than the average salary for video game designers in the state.