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Choose your own adventure with a top-rated college or university that offers game design, computer science, simulation arts or competitive esports. Featured schools are here to help you hack your search with in-depth information about their facilities, teams, tech and more. Whatever you envision for your role in the gaming world, their goal is to help you hit “start” on the best-fit program.

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Game Design and Esports

Game Design & Esports


Level up your esports and gaming resume with college and university-level programs around the world. What can you do with a gaming degree? Manage a professional esports team, start your own league, or create virtual worlds with leading-edge training in animation and storytelling. Enter a sprawling new realm of possibilities, where gaming and esports can guide you on a journey to the career of your dreams.

The West

Academy of Art University San Francisco, California
Academy of Interactive Entertainment Seattle, Washington
Artcenter College of Design Pasadena, California
Animation Mentor Emeryville, California
Boise State University Boise, Idaho
Brigham Young University Provo, Utah
Bushnell University Eugene, Oregon
California College of the Arts Oakland, California
California Institute of the Arts Valencia, California
California State University Fullerton Fullerton, California
Cogswell University of Silicon Valley San Jose, California
Columbia College Hollywood Los Angeles, California
Cornish College of the Arts Seattle, Washington
Digipen Institute of Technology Redmond, Washington
Ex’pression College for Digital Art Emeryville, California
George Fox University Newberg, Oregon
Gnomon School of Visual Effects Los Angeles, California
Laguna College of Art and Design Laguna Beach, California
Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, California
Marymount California University Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Metropolitan State University of Denver Denver, Colorado
Mohave Community College Kingman, Arizona
Northeastern Junior College Sterling, Colorado
Northern Arizona University Flagstaff, Arizona
Oregon Institute of Technology Klamath Falls, Oregon
Otis College of Art and Design Los Angeles, California
Purdue Fort Wayne University Fort Wayne, Idaho
Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design Denver, Colorado
San Diego Mesa College San Diego, California
San Francisco State University San Francisco, California
San Jose State University San Jose, California
Southern Oregon University Ashland, Oregon
University of California – Berkeley Berkeley, California
University of California – Irvine Irvine, California
University of California – Los Angeles Los Angeles, California
University of California – Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, California
University of Montana Missoula, Montana
University of Utah Salt Lake City, Utah
Westcliff University Irvine, California
Woodbury University Burbank, California
Yellowstone Christian College Billings, Montana

The Midwest

Adrian College Adrian, Michigan
Albion College Albion, Michigan
Anderson University Anderson, Indiana
Ashland University Ashland, Ohio
Aquinas College Grand Rapids, Michigan
Augsburg University Minneapolis, Minnesota
Baker University Baldwin City, Kansas
Barton Community College Great Bend, Kansas
Bellevue University Bellevue, Nebraska
Bismarck State College Bismark, North Dakota
Bowling Green State University Bowling Green, Ohio
Bradley University Peoria, Illinois
Bryant & Stratton College Wisconsin Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
Buena Vista University Storm Lake, Iowa
Bushnell University Eugene, Oregon
Carl Sandburg College Galesburg, Illinois
Carroll University Waukesha, Wisconsin
Central Christian College of Kansas McPherson, Kansas
Central Michigan University Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
Clarke University Dubuque, Iowa
College of Creative Studies Detroit, Michigan
Columbia College Chicago Chicago, Illinois
Concordia University Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, Michigan
Concordia University Seward NE Seward, Nebraska
Cornell College Mount Vernon, Iowa
Dakota Wesleyan University Mitchell, South Dakota
Davenport University Grand Rapids, Michigan
DePaul University Chicago, Illinois
DeVry University Downer’s Grove, Illinois
Edgewood College Madison, Wisconsin
Ferris State University Big Rapids, Michigan
Franklin College of Indiana Franklin, Indiana
Franklin University Columbus, Ohio
Hamline University St. Paul, Minnesota
Highland Community College Highland, Kansas
Illinois Wesleyan University Bloomington, Indiana
Indiana Institute of Technology Fort Wayne, Indiana
Indiana University Bloomington, Indiana
Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis, Indiana
Iowa Central Community College Fort Dodge, Indiana
Kansas Wesleyan University Salina, Kansas
Kettering University Flint, Michigan
Kishwaukee College Malta, Illinois
Lakeland University Plymouth, Wisconsin
Lawrence Technological University Southfield, Michigan
Lincoln Christian University Lincoln, Illinois
Lincoln College Lincoln, Illinois
Manchester University North Manchester, Indiana
Marian University – Wisconsin Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Marietta College Marietta, Ohio
Mayville State University Mayville, North Dakota
Miami University Oxford, Ohio
Michigan State University East Lansing, Michigan
Michigan Technological University Houghton, Michigan
Midland University Fremond, Nebraska
Milwaukee School of Engineering Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Minnesota State University, Mankato Mankato, Minnesota
Morningside College Sioux City, Iowa
Mount St. Joseph University Cincinnati, Ohio
Mount Vernon Nazarene University Mt. Vernon, Ohio
Muskingum University New Concord, Ohio
North Dakota State College of Science Wahpeton, North Dakota
Northcentral Technical College Wausau, Wisconsin
Northern Michigan University Marquette, Michigan
Northwestern Michigan College Traverse City, Michigan
Northwood University Midland, Michigan
Ohio University Athens, Ohio
Ottawa University Ottawa, Kansas
Shawnee State University Portsmouth, Ohio
Southeastern Illinois College Harrisburg, Illinois
Spoon River College Canton, Illinois
St. Ambrose University Davenport, Iowa
The Ohio State University Columbus, Ohio
University of Akron Akron, Ohio
University of Indianapolis Indianapolis, Indiana
University of Jamestown Jamestown, North Dakota
University of Kansas Lawrence, Kansas
University of Michigan Dearborn Dearborn, Michigan
University of Michigan Flint Flint, Michigan
University of Mount Union Alliance, Ohio
University of Rio Grande Rio Grande, Ohio
University of Saint Francis Fort Wayne, Indiana
University of Saint Mary Leavenworth, Kansas
University of Southern Indiana Evansville, Indiana
University of Wisconsin-Stout Menomonie, Wisconsin
Valparaiso University Valparaiso, Indiana
Waldorf University Forest City, Iowa
York College York, Nebraska

The South

Abilene Christian University Abilene, Texas
Arkansas State University Jonesboro Jonesboro, Arkansas
Averett University Danville, Virginia
Barton College Wilson, North Carolina
Beacon College Leesburg, Florida
Blinn College Brenham, Texas
Bluefield College Bluefield, Virginia
Brescia University Owensboro, Kentucky
Brewton-Parker College Mount Vernon, Georgia
Campbellsville University Campbellsville, Kentucky
Capitol Technology University Laurel, Maryland
Carolina University Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Central Methodist University Fayette, Missouri
Clemson University Clemson, South Carolina
Converse College Spartanburg, South Carolina
Cottey College Nevada, Missouri
Culver-Stockton College Canton, Missouri
Digital Animation & Visual Effects (DAVE) School Orlando, Florida
Drury University Springfield, Missouri
East Central University Ada, Oklahoma
East Coast Polytechnic University Virginia Beach, Virginia
Eastern Kentucky University Richmond, Kentucky
East Tennessee State University Johnson City, Tennessee
Fayetteville State University Fayetteville, North Carolina
Florida Polytechnic University Lakeland, Florida
Florida Southern College Lakeland, Florida
Fontbonne University St. Louis, Missouri
Full Sail University Winter Park, Florida
George Mason University Fairfax, Virginia
Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, Georgia
Georgia Southern University Statesboro, Georgia
Georgia State University Atlanta, Georgia
Glenville State College Glenville, West Virginia
Keiser University Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Keiser University Pembroke Pines Pembroke Pines, Florida
Keiser University Sarasota Sarasota, Florida
Kennesaw State University Kennesaw, Georgia
Liberty University Lynchburg, Virginia
Lipscomb University Nashville, Tennessee
Louisburg University Louisburg, North Carolina
Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Louisiana State University Shreveport Shrevport, Louisiana
Louisiana Tech University Ruston, Louisiana
Mars Hill University Mars Hill, North Carolina
Marymount University Arlington, Virginia
Maryville University of Saint Louis St. Louis, Missouri
McMurry University Abilene, Texas
Mid-America Christian University Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Milligan College Milligan College, Tennessee
Missouri Western State University St. Joseph, Missouri
Newberry College Newberry, South Carolina
North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina
North Grenville University Tigerville, South Carolina
Northern Kentucky University Highland Heights, Kentucky
Northeastern Technical College Cheraw, South Carolina
Northwestern State University Natchitoches, Louisiana
Oglethorpe University Atlanta, Georgia
Oklahoma Christian University Edmond, Oklahoma
Oklahoma City University Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Old Dominion University Norfolk, Virginia
Park University Parkville, Missouri
Randolph College Lynchburg, Virginia
Randolph-Macon College Ashland, Virginia
Ringling College of Art and Design Sarasota, Florida
Rollins College Winter Park, Florida
Roanoke College Salem, Virginia
Saint Leo University Saint Leo, Florida
Savannah College of Art and Design Savannah/Atlanta, Georgia, and Online
Shenandoah University Winchester, Virginia
Southeastern University Lakeland, Florida
Spring Hill College Mobile, Alabama
Southeast Missouri State University Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Southwest Baptist University Bolivar, Missouri
Southern Nazarene University Bethany, Oklahoma
Southern Methodist University Dallas, Texas
St. Andrews University Laurinburg, North Carolina
St. Thomas University Miami Gardens, Florida
Tennessee Wesleyan University Athens, Tennessee
Texas A&M University San Antonio San Antonio, Texas
Texas Wesleyan University Fort Worth, Texas
Troy University Troy, Alabama
Truett McConnell University Cleveland, Georgia
University of Central Florida Orlando, Florida
University of South Florida Tampa, Florida
University of Central Oklahoma Edmond, Oklahoma
University of Central Missouri Warrensburg, Missouri
University of the Cumberlands Williamsburg, Kentucky
University of Florida Gainesville, Florida
University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis St. Louis, Missouri
University of Louisville Louisville, Kentucky
University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri
University of Montevallo Montevallo, Alabama
University of North America Fairfax, Virginia
University of North Florida Jacksonville, Florida
University of North Texas at Dallas Dallas, Texas
University of South Carolina Sumter Sumter, South Carolina
University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg, Mississippi
University of Tampa Tampa, Florida
University of Texas at Austin Austin, Texas
University of Texas at Dallas Richardson, Texas
Virginia Wesleyan University Virginia Beach, Virginia
Wayland Baptist University Plainview, Texas
Western Kentucky University Bowling Green, Kentucky
West Virginia University Institute of Technology Beckley, West Virginia
West Virginia University Potomac State College Keyser, West Virginia
Wingate University Wingate, North Carolina
Winthrop University Rock Hill, South Carolina

The Northeast

Albright College Reading, Pennsylvania
Allegheny College Meadville, Pennsylvania
Alvernia University Reading, Pennsylvania
Arcadia University Glenside, Pennsylvania
American University Washington, D.C.
Bard College at Simon’s Rock Great Barrington, Massachusetts
Berklee College of Music Boston, Massachusetts
Bloomfield College Bloomfield, New Jersey
Bryant & Stratton College Albany Albany, New York
Bryant & Stratton College Buffalo Buffalo, New York
Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Central Maine Community College Auburn, Maine
Champlain College Burlington, Vermont
County College of Morris Randolph, New Jersey
Dean College Franklin, Massachusetts
DeSales University Center Valley, Pennsylvania
Drew University Madison, New Jersey
Drexel University Philadephia, Pennsylvania
Eastern University St. Davids, Pennsylvania
Edinboro University Edinboro, Pennsylvania
Fairleigh Dickenson Teaneck, New Jersey
Great Bay Community College Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Immaculata University Malvern, Pennsylvania
Juniata College Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
King’s College Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Kutztown, Pennsylvania
Lackawanna College Scranton, Pennsylvania
Lancaster Bible College Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Landmark College Putney, Vermont
Lasell University Newton, Massachusetts
Maine College of Art & Design Portland, Maine
Marist College Poughkeepsie, New York
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, Massachusetts
Maryland Institute College of Art Baltimore, Maryland
Messiah University Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Misericordia University Dallas, Pennsylvania
Montgomery County Community College Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
Mount Aloysius College Cresson, Pennsylvania
Mount St. Mary’s University Emmitsburg, Maryland
New England Institute of Technology East Greenwich, Rhode Island
New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark, New Jersey
New York University New York, New York
Newberry College Staten Island, New York
Neumann University Aston, Pennsylvania
Nichols College Dudley, Massachusetts
Northeastern University Boston, Massachusetts
Park University Parkville, Missouri
Paul Smith’s College Paul Smith, New York
Pennsylvania College of Technology Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Point Park University Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Post University Waterbury, Connecticut
Pratt Institute Brooklyn, New York
Quinnipiac University Hamden, Connecticut
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, New York
Rhode Island School of Design Providence, Rhode Island
Ringling College of Art and Design Sarasota, Florida
Robert Morris University Moon Township, Pennsylvania
Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester, New York
Russell Sage College Albany, New York
Saint Elizabeth University Morristown, New Jersey
Saint Francis University Loretto, Pennsylvania
Saint Leo University Saint Leo, Florida
Salve Regina University Newport, Rhode Island
School of Visual Arts Manhattan, New York
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania
Southern New Hampshire University Hooksett, New Hampshire
St. John Fisher College Rochester, New York
St. John’s University Queens, New York
St. Lawrence University Canton, New York
The Catholic University of America Washington, D.C.
The New School New York, New York
University of New Haven West Haven, Connecticut
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Western New England University Springfield, Massachusetts
Widener University Chester, Pennsylvania
Wilmington University Newcastle, Delaware
Worcester Polytechnic Institute Worcester, Massachusetts
York College of Pennsylvania York, Pennsylvania

Outside the US

Arts University of Bournemouth Bournemouth, England
CG Spectrum South Melbourne, Australia
Durham College Ontario, Canada
Falmouth University Penryn, United Kingdom
Fanshawe College Ontario, Canada
Macquarie University Sydney, Australia
Ontario Tech University Ontario, Canada
St. Claire College Ontario, Canada
University of Bradford Bradford, United Kingdom
University of Guam Mangilao, Guam
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