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Digipen Academics

DigiPen Institute of Technology requires a minimum of 129-143 to complete a bachelor's degree. If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program.

Digipen does accept transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Digipen does not offer classes during the summer.

Digipen offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

What Classes Are Required at Digipen?

Digipen does not have a core curriculum. Since there are no specific-classes required in order to graduate, students have a lot of flexibiity about what classes they choose to take.

Students do not need to fulfull a language requirementor a math or science requirement. Students do not have to take a computer class.

Majors at Digipen

When choosing a major, Digipen students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Digipen below.

Digipen does not offer double majors, so students must choose on area of study to focus on.

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major.

Does Digipen Offer Learning Disability Services?

Digipen offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Digipen Offer Online Classes?

Digipen does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.

Does Digipen Offer AP Credit?

Digipen offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Digipen Have An Honors Program?

Digipen does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College..

Does Digipen Require Internships?

Digipen does not require an internship for any students. Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Digipen does not require internships for students in any majors, internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.

ROTC

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Digipen does not have any ROTC programs.

Dual Degree Programs at Digipen

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Digipen does not have any dual degree programs available for students.

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Digipen Majors & Subject Areas

Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Software Engineering
Human Computer Interaction
Music Theory and Composition

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,121

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

38%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$34,900

Out-of-State

$34,900

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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