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 
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 31, 2014 /CNW/ - 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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