New England Tech Ranks in the TOP 50 Game Design Programs by The Princeton Review

 New England Tech Ranks in the TOP 50 Game Design Programs by The Princeton Review


East Greenwich, RI – Dr. Douglas H. Sherman, Senior Vice President and Provost at
New England Institute of Technology (NEIT), announced that the university has earned
a coveted spot on the list of top 50 undergraduate schools to study game design for
2017 by the highly respected The Princeton Review. This ranking marks the fourth
consecutive year that NEIT has been recognized for its video game design and
development programs.

«New England Tech’s faculty and administration work diligently to improve our
curriculum and facilities to create the best possible environment for our students
to excel. When our graduates seek employment, they can feel confident in the
hands-on training and knowledge they acquired at NEIT,» stated Sherman.

The «Top Schools to Study Game Design» project was developed by The Princeton Review
in 2009 with input from a national advisory board that assisted in designing the
survey instrument and methodology. Board members included administrators and faculty
from respected game design programs and professionals from some of the top gaming

The Princeton Review ( chose the schools based on a survey
it conducted in 2016 of 150 institutions offering game design coursework and/or
degrees in the United States, Canada, and some countries abroad. The 40-question
survey asked schools to report on their academic offerings, faculty credentials,
graduates’ starting salaries and employment experience. In addition, the school’s
facilities, career services and technology were evaluated.

«We are very proud of the recognition and distinction our program has received
through this ranking,» stated Bill Culbertson, Associate Professor, Video Game
Design and Development at New England Institute of Technology. This national ranking
confirms that we are working in the right direction for our students.»
The Princeton Review’s report on this project is available at and
also features a companion list of «Top 25 Graduate Schools to Study Game Design for
2017.» It includes profiles of the schools with application information and links to
the school

«Game design is an exciting field and programs are springing up in colleges all over
the world,» said Robert Franek, The Princeton Review’s Editor in Chief. «As we
continue to help students find the best program for their needs and interests, we
strongly recommend New England Institute of Technology and each of the other schools
that made our 2017 ranking lists. These schools have outstanding faculties and great
facilities which will give students the skills and experience they need to pursue a
career in this dynamic and burgeoning field.»

For more information regarding NEIT’s Associate in Science and Bachelor of Science
degree programs in Video Game Design Technology or Game Development & Simulation
Programming Technology, visit
or contact NEIT’s Admissions office at 800-736-7744 or by email at


About New England Institute of Technology

Under the leadership of President Richard I. Gouse, New England Institute of
Technology is a private, non-profit technical university with an enrollment of more
than 3,000 students. Founded in 1940, the university offers 59 associate,
bachelor’s, master’s, and on-line degree programs and is accredited by the New
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