For over a year, players have joined GYO Score in order to seek collegiate scholarship opportunities. In doing so, they completed several interviews that allowed us to understand what type of education they were seeking.
From our study, we have seen a direct correlation between esports athletes and STEM majors in much greater numbers than those associated with traditional athletics. Esports players are simply more likely to be interested in STEM than their traditional athlete counterparts.
For programs looking to improve their STEM opportunities, esports is a possible avenue.