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FIEA Cohort 17 kicks off at UCF Downtown

August 31, 2020

The Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy (FIEA), UCF’s #1 ranked graduate game development program, welcomed 59 new graduate students on August 24, 2020.
FIEA's Cohort 17 'Zoom Class'
FIEA’s Cohort 17 ‘Zoom Class

The class consists of students from a record 11 Florida university undergraduate programs and includes 20 women graduate students. The 16-month Master of Science program teaches production, game design, project management, level design, technical design, programming, 3D modeling, animation and technical artistry for the video game, simulation and film industries.

This is the seventeenth class to start at FIEA, which is ranked the #1 graduate game development program globally by The Princeton Review.

44 of the students are from Florida and 15 are from out-of-state institutions such as Carnegie Mellon, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institution, New York University and University of Utah.

Other stats from FIEA Cohort 17:

  • 75% of students are from Florida
  • 3% of students are international
  • 34% of students are female
  • Average GPA: 3.5
  • Average GRE Score: 312