Bloomfield College’s Game Design Program Ranked Highest in New Jersey
For the fourth consecutive year, The Princeton Review named Bloomfield College one of the best undergraduate schools for game design. The distinction was announced in its 13th annual ranking, “Top 50 Undergraduate Schools for Game Design for 2022.” Bloomfield College is ranked highest in New Jersey and #37 nationally among undergraduate schools offering game design programs.
“The community of support and inspiration we have at CAT makes this recognition possible,” said Assistant Professor and Game Development Coordinator GJ Lee. “Our dedicated faculty and staff work together to enrich our program and challenge our students. We are grateful and acknowledge their hard work.
The Princeton Review chose the schools based on its 2021 survey of administrators from 150 institutions in the United States and abroad offering game design courses, majors, or degree programs. Jhe survey collected information in four areas: academics, faculty, technology and career prospects. The company analyzed more than 40 survey data points to come up with the rankings. Information on the methodology can be viewed on The Princeton Review website.
Bachelor of Arts in Game Design from Bloomfield College Within the Creative Arts and Technology Division is a hands-on program focused on core principles, concepts, methodologies and skills that are reinforced through the creation of hands-on projects. Many courses also involve students working on collaborative team projects that mimic real-world game development environments. Theoretical knowledge and practical methods converge in these environments to provide students with the experience they need to truly understand and overcome the complexities of creating games.
“We enthusiastically recommend Bloomfield College to students considering a career in this growing field,” said Rob Franek, editor of The Princeton Review. “With the other outstanding schools on our 2022 list…their facilities are state-of-the-art, and their alumni include many of the industry’s most successful artists, designers, developers, and entrepreneurs.
As one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the nation, Bloomfield College also prides itself on its student community, half of whom identify as first-generation students. Bloomfield College is the only four-year institution in New Jersey to be recognized as a predominantly black institution and a Hispanic-serving institution, and is also a minority-serving institution. Located in historic Bloomfield, New Jersey, just 15 miles from New York City, a cultural epicenter for entertainment, business, and internship and career opportunities, Bloomfield College offers full-time tuition the lowest of any private four-year college or university. New Jersey.
“The continued recognition by The Princeton Review is excellent recognition of the quality of our game design program, the innovative work of professors such as Professor Lee, and the achievements of our talented students,” said Vice President of Business. Academics and Dean of Faculty Michael Palladino, Ph.D. “We are honored to receive this recognition.”
The Princeton Review developed its Top Schools for Game Design project in 2010 with guidance from a national advisory board the company formed to help design the project survey and ranking methodology. Board members included administrators and professors from respected game design programs, as well as professionals from some of the biggest video game companies. The Princeton Review also publishes annual rankings of colleges, law schools, and business schools, as well as rankings of the best schools for entrepreneurship studies and lists of the best online degree programs in the fields of entrepreneurship. education, librarianship and nursing.