VFS named the #1 game design school in Canada by The Princeton Review
The Vancouver Film School is one of 50 schools on the PRJ list of best video game design schools in North America.
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VFS is ranked #14 among PRJ’s Top 50 Game Design Schools in North America and the #1 school in Canada in 2022.
Other schools include University of Southern California, New York University, Clark University, and Rochester Institute of Technology.
VFS has already been named #1 Canadian Game Design School in 2020.
Vancouver Film School’s 12-month Game Design program prepares students for a variety of careers in coding, game art, and level design.
April 26, 2022 – The Vancouver Film School is pleased to announce that it has been ranked among the top game design schools in North America by The Princeton Review. In PRJ’s official 2022 list of Top 50 Game Design Schools, VFS was ranked #1 of all Canadian institutions and took 14th place overall.
Other schools included in the 2022 list include the University of Southern California, New York University, Clark University, Rochester Institute of Technology, and DigiPen Institute of Technology. The full list can be viewed here.
The Princeton Review chose colleges and graduate schools for its 2022 list based on a survey conducted in 2021. 150 institutions were surveyed, all of which offer game design courses and/or degrees. The final selection was based on criteria such as academic offerings in game design, faculty degrees, career achievements, and more. The Princeton Review first developed this survey in 2009.
“VFS is proud to have once again received this prestigious honor from The Princeton Review. Our curriculum is truly at the forefront of the gaming industry, as evidenced by our multiple Unity Award student accolades, and being named #1 in Canada is indicative of how our 12-month program definitely prepares our students for successful careers in the video game industry.
-Christopher Mitchell – Head of Game Design, VFS
Vancouver Film School’s accelerated game design program allows its students to specialize as a game artist, coder or level designer in just 12 months for the world’s largest entertainment industry, serving 2.5 billion gamers worldwide and is projected to be worth $257 billion by 2025. The program is continuously updated to keep pace with the industry.
For more information, visit https://vfs.edu/.
About Vancouver Film School
In 1987, the Vancouver Film School launched the world’s first true immersion film program. Today, VFS is Canada’s premier post-secondary entertainment arts institution, offering an immersive curriculum in film, animation, design and beyond. VFS is known for providing high-quality education in an accelerated timeframe and offers 15 industry-integrated programs where students graduate in twelve months as in-demand, industry-ready creative professionals. VFS alumni are regularly credited on the world’s highest-grossing movies, TV shows and games, in a global industry expected to generate $2.1 trillion in revenue in 2022.
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