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Harrisburg University of Science and Technology’s Esports program has been ranked among the top 10 programs of its kind in the U.S. by the Video Game Entertainment & News Network (VENN).

In the recently released ranking, Harrisburg University’s varsity Esports team, the Harrisburg University Storm, ranks seventh in the nation based on team talent, scholarship opportunities, and student support.

In its ranking, VENN said the following about HU’s Esports program:

“Interestingly, the esports program at Harrisburg (University) is the university’s first and only varsity sport. Dubbed the Harrisburg University Storm, the program has teams for League of Legends, Overwatch and Hearthstone. Students who make the varsity team receive full academic scholarships with a housing stipend and can compete for prize pools up to $50,000.”

Other schools to make the list include University of California Irvine, Marywood University, Miami University, and Michigan State University.

To view the entire ranking, click here.


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