DigiPen Institute of Technology is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (“ACCSC”, or “the Commission”), a recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education. For more information, see Accreditation.
DigiPen students have come from all 50 states and from close to 50 countries
International students make up 13% of total population
23% of students are women
Student Activities and Campus Life
Student government: DigiPen's Student Senate provides a forum for communication among students, faculty, and staff; and hosts events.
Student clubs and organizations: current and past groups include Rhythm Club (featuring Dance Dance Revolution, Rock Band, and more), AudioFreaks (music club), Halo Club, the DigiPen Game Choir, Diversity in Games and Entertainment, and more. The list of student clubs often changes from semester to semester.
Annual campus events: Halloween Pageant, Open Mic, Student Senate Carnival, and the Student Senate LAN Party.
DigiPen alumni are a strong component of the DigiPen community.
As successful creative and technical professionals, DigiPen alumni maintain a network to support other alumni and current students and build the alumni community. Some of the ways that alumni stay involved are:
Meeting up at annual events and participating in DigiPen alumni online social media groups.
Speaking about their work experiences and giving guest lectures to current students.
Near more than 96 game development studios (e.g., Nintendo Software Technology, Valve, ArenaNet, and Bungie) as well as some of the leading technology and software development companies, such as Microsoft and Boeing
Just 15 miles east of downtown Seattle, close to an abundance of urban activities such as art museums, music venues, and cultural events
Located in the Pacific Northwest, which is characterized by year-round greenery, lush evergreen trees, parks, trails, lakes, and mountains, making it a haven for outdoor enthusiasts