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  • University of Michigan - EECS Department

    -- Ann Arbor, MI 
  • 1301 Beale Ave.
    Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2122
  • 734-764-2390
  • [email protected]
  • Computer Science (BA/BGA, MA/MFA, and PhD, 4 Years)
    For a position in Game Design

    Computer Engineering (BA/BGA, MA/MFA, and PhD, 4 Years)
    For a position in Game Design

  • Campus:Yes         Online: No
  • In state: 9244 US Dollars (USD) per Year
    Out of state: 0 US Dollars (USD) per Semester
    Non-US National (Overseas Students): 0 US Dollars (USD) per Semester
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • 15:1
  • Composed of 11 impactful game-related courses across 11 diverse departments, a world-class student-run commercial game studio, and biannual exhibitions attended by thousands, The University of Michigan's game development community and programs have much to offer aspiring game developers.

    Follow the path of famous Wolverine alumni such as Sid Meier (Firaxis / Civilization), Jason Rubin (Naughty Dog / Crash / Jak and Daxter), Lucy Bradshaw (EA / Maxis / The Sims), and others as you undergo rigorous, diverse, top-10 undergraduate programs in Computer Science and Computer Engineering, exploring courses on algorithms, networks, software architecture / design patterns, graphics, theory, and a senior-capstone, portfolio-building game production course.

    Participate in annual career fairs attended by companies such as EA, Riot Games, Roblox, Wargaming, and enjoy studio visits and interviews with prestigious studios such as Sucker Punch, Epic Games, Microsoft, Stardock, Firaxis, and more. Earn course credit while building your portfolio and meeting industry experts by joining the student-run, 30-person game studio "Wolverine Soft Studio" (play the team's previous games online here).

    Aspiring Game Developers may find the following resources useful--

    Michigan Statewide Game Studios Database

    Michigan Statewide Discord Server