Bradley among the top twenty animation and game design schools

July 18, 2013

Bradley University is considered among the top twenty animation and game design schools in the Midwest and in the top 50 in the country, according to a recent article by Animation Career Review.com.

Animation Career Review considers academic reputation, admission selectivity, depth and breadth of the program and faculty, value as it relates to tuition, and geographic location in determining the top schools.

This is the second consecutive year Bradley ranked 15th on the list that includes DePaul and The Ohio State universities and the Kansas City Art Institute. Nationwide, Bradley ranks 28th.

Bradley offers programs for aspiring game designers through the Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts and the Computer Science and Information Systems Department in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Slane’s Department of Interactive Media offers B.A. and B.S. programs in Interactive Media with concentrations in Game Design, Animation and Visual Effects, and Web and Application Design. The Department also offers a Game Design and Interactive Media Minor. 

A B.S. in Computer Science with a Game Technology or Game Software concentration and a B.S. in Computer Information Systems with a Game Technology or Game Software concentration are offered through Bradley’s Computer Science and Information Systems Department. The Department also offers a Master of Science degree in Computer Science and a Master of Science in Computer Information Systems with a concentration in Computer Game Technology.

Bradley University is a private, independent university that sits on 84 acres just one mile from downtown Peoria. Founded in 1897, Bradley University is home to 5700 students enrolled in more than 100 undergraduate programs and 36 graduate programs. Ranked number six overall among Midwest universities by U.S. News & World Report, Bradley University is listed as one of the nation’s “Top Undergraduate Schools to Study Video Game Design” by Princeton Review. 



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