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2023 Game and Interactive Media Design Students

There are about 12,430 students enrolled in Game and Interactive Media Design in the USA.

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College often can be an immensely momentous investment in one's life; it's a time for individual progress and expansion. Undergrads attempt to capture what they desire to do and cultivate the imperative skills to be a thriving member of society. But learning is not exclusively confined to a classroom - the campus dialogue, the life lesson received from a tenured instructor, the exposure to a different position. Therefore, finding a diverse college tremendously enhances what you gain from your time in school.

Game and Interactive Media Design is a more ethnically diverse subject than average*. 53% of the US' Game and Interactive Media Design majors are white students, followed by latino students (18%), students of other races**(13%), and asian students (9%). The most ethnically diverse college* in the top 100 is University of Southern California&nbspin Los Angeles, CA.

Moreover, Game and Interactive Media Design significatly skews male, with 70% of students majoring in Game and Interactive Media Design identifying as men. Northeastern University in Boston, MA has the most gender balanced student body in the top 100.

Another critical type of diversity is wealth diversity. Game and Interactive Media Design is fairly close to average for income diversity (52nd percentile). 29% of its students come from households with $110,000 plus annual incomes, 16% are from middle income homes, and 26% grew up in homes with a sub $30,000 annual income. Boise State University is the most financially diverse institution in the top 100.

Considering each type of diversity, overall CA is the most diverse state for Game and Interactive Media Design. The Far West is the most diverse region, and the Pacific-12 Conference is the most diverse conference.

* diversity calculations and comparisons are based on Simpson's Diversity Index
** other races is used to refer to non asian, black, latino, or white

Diversity Statistics

Racial Diversity
  • Asian: 9%

  • Black: 7%

  • Latino: 18%

  • White: 53%

  • Other: 13%

    Gender Diversity
  • Male: 70%

  • Female: 30%

    Socioeconomic Diversity (By Household Income)
  • Under 30k: 26%

  • 30k - 48k: 15%

  • 48k - 75k: 16%

  • 75k - 110k: 15%

  • Over 110k: 29%

    Geographic Diversity
  • In State: 62%

  • Out of State: 32%

  • International: 6%

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