The Art Institute of Vancouver Named Among the Top Ten Undergraduate Schools for Video Game Design by The Princeton Review

 The Art Institute of Vancouver Named Among the Top Ten Undergraduate Schools
                for Video Game Design by The Princeton Review

School ranks 8th in Top 25 List of Undergraduate Schools to Study Game Design
For 2014

PR Newswire

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 31, 2014

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The Art Institute
of Vancouver (Ai Vancouver), BC, Canada, announced today it has ranked #8 on
The Princeton Review's list of the top twenty five undergrad schools to study
video game design. This is the fifth year in a row for Ai Vancouver to rank in
the top ten since 2010, and the school moved up from #9 in last year's list.

Among criteria The Princeton Review weighed to make its selections were
academics, faculty credentials, graduate employment, and graduate career
achievements. The quality of curriculum, faculty, facilities, and
infrastructure was also considered in the final results. The survey was
conducted in the 2013 academic year, and administrators at 150 institutions in
the U.S., Canada, and abroad that offer video game design programs
participated. Additional details on The Princeton Review's methodology may be
found here:

"We are incredibly proud to be honored, yet again, by The Princeton Review,"
said Charles Restivo, President of The Art Institutes system of schools.
"We've been ranked on this list every year since its inception, which is a
testament to the quality education that our professional instructors provide
to students. Vancouver is considered to be the production capital of the game
industry in North America, and our programs in Game Art & Design, Game
Programming, and Visual & Game Programming prepare students for careers in the
exciting and growing gaming industry."

Of the schools included on the list, The Princeton Review's Senior Vice
President and Publisher, Robert Franek, stated, "For students considering
careers in video game design, these are the 'cream of the crop' institutions
to attend. Some are among the nationally best-known universities in higher
education. Others have well-deserved regional reputations in this field. All
have state-of-the-art programs in game design. Collectively, they have
graduated many of the field's top developers, artists, designers, and industry

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