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Below, you will find details about applying to one of DigiPen’s undergraduate (bachelor’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 all application materials by this date to guarantee your placement (upon acceptance) in the Fall 2020 incoming class.

    July 1

    Final Application Deadline

    Apply by this date to be considered for the Fall 2020 incoming class.

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  • Bachelor of Science (All)

    The requirements for all Bachelor of Science programs (currently including BS in Computer ScienceBS in Computer Science and Digital AudioBS in Computer Science and Game Design, BS in Computer Science in Machine Learning, BS in Computer Science in Real-Time Interactive Simulation, and BS in Computer Engineering) can be found here.

  • BA in Game Design

    The application to the Bachelor of Arts in Game Design program includes a design portfolio requirement unique to the program, details of which can be found here.

  • BA in Music and Sound Design

    The application to the Bachelor of Arts in Music and Sound Design program requires the submission of a portfolio — part of which includes pre-recorded performances — details of which can be found here.

  • BFA in Digital Art and Animation

    The application to the Bachelor of Arts in Digital Art and Animation degree includes the submission of a portfolio of art produced by the applicant, the exact requirements of which can be found here.


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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