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Below, you will find details about applying to one of DigiPen’s graduate (master’s degree) programs. Be sure to choose the correct degree, as the requirements and additional materials (such as essays and portfolios) vary from program to program. Please contact our Office of Admissions if you need clarification on any of the application requirements.

Fall 2023 Enrollment Deadlines

February 1, 2023

Fall 2023 Priority Deadline

Submit your completed application by this date for access to housing and limited DigiPen scholarships.* We receive most of our applications by this date.

April 1, 2023

Fall 2023 General Application Deadline

Don’t delay! Submit your application by April 1. Only admitted students are considered for DigiPen housing and any remaining scholarships.*

July 1, 2023

Fall 2023 Final Application Deadline

Complete and submit your application by July 1, 2023 for one of the remaining spots in our fall 2023 incoming class. Your application must be completed by July 1, 2023.

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*Scholarships are awarded to those that qualify on a first-come basis. DigiPen encourages you to apply early to be considered for our limited scholarships.

  • MFA in Digital Arts

    Details for applying to the Master of Fine Arts in Digital Arts degree program can be found here. Among other materials, the application requires the submission of an art portfolio demonstrating the applicant’s foundational artistic skills.

  • MS in Computer Science

    Detailed requirements to apply to the Master of Science in Computer Science degree can be found here. The program requires your academic transcripts, GRE scores, and a statement of purpose essay, among other materials.


If you are a prospective student with a disability and require accommodations to complete the DigiPen Institute of Technology application process, contact DigiPen’s Disability Support Services office at dss@digipen.edu or visit our For Applicants with Disabilities page.

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