DigiPen Institute of Technology requires at least 129-143 to complete a bachelor's degree.
Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Digipen accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, 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.
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Reminder: Digipen may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
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 are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with Digipen directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Digipen students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Digipen.
Student Designed Majors
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.
Double Majoring at Digipen
At Digipen, students are not permitted to double major, and must choose just one area of study to focus on.
✅ Digipen does offer 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.
❌ Digipen does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.
✅ 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.
❌ Digipen does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.
❌ Students at Digipen are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.
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 of any major, internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.
The main library on campus is the DigiPen Library.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Digipen does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
Does Digipen have any ROTC programs?
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.
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