Second semester is amongst us and some of you may be graduating (like myself). Are you thinking about pursuing a graduate degree in game design/development? The Princeton Review put together a nice list of the US’s top 15 graduate schools that offer a video game design degree.

This list was directly copied from the site with no links.

Rank / School

  1. University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  2. University of Utah (Salt Lake City, UT)
  3. Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA)
  4. Rochester Institute of Technology (Rochester, NY)
  5. University of Central Florida (Orlando, FL)
  6. DigiPen Institute of Technology (DIT) (Redmond, WA)
  7. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  8. University of California, Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)
  9. Savannah College of Art and Design (Savannah, GA)
  10. Southern Methodist University (Plano, TX)
  11. The University of Texas at Dallas (Richardson, TX)
  12. New York University / NYU-Poly (New York, NY)
  13. Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
  14. Parsons The New School for Design (New York, NY)
  15. DePaul University (Chicago, IL)[/list]


Honorable Mentions

  • Full Sail University (Winter Park, FL)
  • Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)
  • Sacred Heart University (Fairfield, CT)
  • University at Buffalo (Buffalo, NY)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA)