The Art Institute of Vancouver Ranks 6th in US and 1st in Canada in The Princeton Review's Top 50 Undergraduate Schools to Study Game Design

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 24, 2016 /CNW/ -- The Art Institute of Vancouver was once again named one of The Princeton Review's "Top 50 Undergraduate Schools to Study Game Design." The school was ranked sixth in the United States and first in Canada. This marks the seventh consecutive year that The Art Institute of Vancouver has been ranked in the top 10.

The Princeton Review chose the schools based on a survey it conducted in 2015 of 150 institutions offering game design coursework and/or degree in the United States, Canada, and some countries abroad.

"The Art Institute of Vancouver continues to be regarded as one of the best schools in North America to study video game design. This is a testament to our strong curriculum and professional instructors who prepare students to enter the highly-competitive field of game design," said Tim Moscato, Chief Operating Officer, The Art Institutes.

The Art Institute of Vancouver offers programs in Game Art & Design (Diploma), Game Programming (Bachelor of Science), and Visual & Game Programming (Diploma).

"It has long been our mission to help students find—and get into—the schools best for them," said Robert Franek, Princeton Review Senior VP/Publisher. "For students aspiring to work in the burgeoning field of game design, we strongly recommend The Art Institute of Vancouver and each of the other schools that made our 2016 lists. These are truly the 'cream of the crop' institutions from which to launch a career. Their faculties are outstanding. Their facilities are awesome. And their alumni include legions of the industry's most prominent game designers, developers, artists, and entrepreneurs."

The Princeton Review's 40-question survey asked schools to report on everything from their academic offerings and faculty credentials to their graduates' starting salaries and employment experience. Among criteria The Princeton Review weighed to make its selections: the school's academics, facilities, career services, and technology.

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