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The Princeton Review ranked the NYU Game Center third for “Top Game Design Schools 2020” in both graduate and undergraduate studies. This designation continues the Game Center’s history of ranking among the top spots in this well-known survey. You can see the full rankings for undergraduate colleges here and the graduate rankings here.

We’re proud that the dedication to building a community where our students can create the future of games is evident. Studying game design at NYU provides unparalleled opportunities to chart your path through games. If you’re interested in making games with us, we encourage you to consider our BFA and MFA in game design, as well as our summer classes, and high school programs, our Incubator, as well as our many free and open to the public events. If you have questions about the Game Center you can reach us at

More information about the survey from the Princeton review:

The Princeton Review chose the schools based on data it collected in its 2019 survey of administrators at 150 institutions that offer game design courses, majors, or degree programs. Surveyed schools were in the U.S., Canada, and abroad. 

The 50-question survey broadly covered four areas: academics, faculty, technology, and career prospects. It requested information on everything from the schools’ academic programs and facilities to the starting salaries and professional achievements of game design program graduates. In all, the company analyzed more than 40 survey data points to tally the rankings. Detailed information about The Princeton Review’s methodology for the rankings is accessible here .

The Princeton Review’s profiles of the schools, accessible here, give applicants information on admission requirements, distinctive programs, financial aid resources, and more.