Schools and universities have free, unlimited access to Unreal Engine 4 now, thanks to Epic Games. These organizations need only to visit Epic's dedicated page for access for their staff and students.
When I was in school I learned typing, some useless math formulas, and too much about American history. Useless sh*t. Folks in school now are going to be able to make games using the most popular game making toolset. That is not fair!
“Nothing is stopping students from honing the skills needed to enter the range of fields using Unreal Engine technology, from entertainment software and film to visualization, healthcare simulation and military training,” said Ray Davis, general manager, Unreal Engine.
“Students who know Unreal Engine technology have a huge advantage when it comes to job placement.”