Bloomfield College’s Ranked 1st Game Design Program in the State
The Princeton Review published its 11th annual ranking naming the best undergraduate and graduate schools for students to study – and launch a career in game design. Bloomfield College took first place in New Jersey and 30th overall on the list of undergraduate schools. The College’s ranking has increased from last year, when it was in 35th place.
The Princeton Review chose schools based on its 2019 survey of administrators at 150 institutions in the United States, Canada and abroad offering game design courses, majors, or degree programs. .
“The CAT Division has a positive community of faculty and staff who are dedicated to supporting our students and focusing,” said Assistant Professor GJ Lee. “It is wonderful to see our college receive this recognition.
Bloomfield College’s Bachelor of Arts in Game Design within the Creative Arts and Technology Division is a practice-oriented program focused on core principles, concepts, methodologies, and skills that are reinforced through the creation of hands-on projects. There are also many courses where students will work on collaborative team projects that mimic real game development environments. Theoretical knowledge and practical methods converge within these environments to provide students with the experience they need to truly understand and overcome the complexities involved in making games.
“We highly recommend these schools to students considering a career in the exciting field of game design,” said Robert Franek, editor of The Princeton Review. “All of the schools that made our 2020 rosters have excellent programs, outstanding faculties, and impressive, state-of-the-art facilities. Unsurprisingly, they count among their alumni many artists, designers, designers, developers and entrepreneurs. “
The Princeton Review has published a ranking of its video game design program every year since 2010. He partnered with PC player, a monthly magazine published by Future plc, as a reporting partner on this project since 2013. PC Gamer The May issue has a feature on ranking lists that details the unique programs of schools, distinguished faculty and alumni. The issue lands in subscriber mailboxes this week and on newsstands on March 24.
“The Princeton Review’s national recognition validates what we see every day at Bloomfield College. We have stellar faculty and programs that are among the best in the country,” said Dr. Maureen C. Grant, Vice President of interim academic affairs. and dean of the faculty.