Best Video Games Design Colleges (Part IV)

How satisfying would it be to make money doing what you love? Make that dream your reality at these universities.

Parsons (New York, NY)

Folks outside the video game industry frequently see the business as just focused on entertainment. Even though it is the moving economic force behind video game creation, this college guides students on how to use their skill sets in creative ways for the greater good. For example, Parsons teamed up with the Red Cross through Pet Lab to build games that instruct people in vulnerable areas about the significance of climate preparation.

Columbia College Chicago (Chicago, IL)

Columbia College of Chicago has one of the most affordable tuitions of any private arts and media schools in the country. With over 15,000 students it is also one of the biggest. And all this is offered in one of the most significant hubs of commerce and research in the US.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, (MIT), opened new doors to the video game world when it developed the Singapore-MIT Gambit Game Lab. This think tank was created to develop video games as more than just toys. Instead, it imagined a world where video games served as a compliment to books as learning tools.

NYU- Tisch School (New York, NY)

New York University (NYU) has become a world-famous institution. It is arguably the leading school in arguably the world’s most significant city. Its Tisch School of the Arts has completely capitalized on its proximity to Broadway and is now one of the most valued creative centers on the globe. Moreover, it just opened a video game design degree.

Shawnee State University (Portsmouth, OH)

Shawnee State University has the small feel of a leading private school and all the research advantages of being an up and coming public university in one of the most rapidly growing states. Perhaps this is why over 80% of graduates from Shawnee find employment in their preferred field only six months of graduation.