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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.

Application Deadlines

February 1

Priority Application Deadline

Submit all application materials by this date for greater access to scholarships and housing.

April 1

General Application Deadline

Submit your application by this date to guarantee your placement (upon acceptance) in the Fall 2020 incoming class.

July 1

Final Application Deadline

Start your application by this date to be considered for the Fall 2020 incoming class.

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  • 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 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[at]digipen[dot]edu or visit our For Applicants with Disabilities page.

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