USC is still your best choice if you’re looking at this as a possible career.
In another sign that video games are growing as an entertainment medium, the number of colleges offering degrees in video game design is on the rise.
But the school most recommended for its video game design curriculum remains the same: The University of Southern California in Los Angeles. USC has held the top spots in The Princeton Review’s annual “Top Schools to Study Video Game Design” list each of its first three years now.
“USC comes out on top because of our focus on the artistry of game design,” says Tracy Fullerton, chair of the Interactive Media Division at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts. “Our faculty and students see beyond the trappings of technology and we are constantly driving the form forward.”
With the explosion of videos games and platforms it’s not surprising that universities are finally paying attention.