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Founded in , DigiPen Institute of Technology. is a college. Located in Washington, which is a city setting in Washington, the campus itself is Urban. The campus is home to 984 full time undergraduate students, and 78 full time graduate students.
The DigiPen Institute of Technology Academic calendar runs on a Semester basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was 10:1. There are 60 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at DigiPen Institute of Technology include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.
Admissions at DIT are considered Selective, with ,12% of all applicants being admitted.
In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only 26 of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.
0% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 0% were in the top quarter, and 0% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.
We asked, and students answered these important questions about student life at DigiPen Institute of Technology.
35 Students rated on-campus housing 3.1 stars. 6 % gave the school a 5.0.
31 Students rated off-campus housing 3.6 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.
41 Students rated campus food 4.3 stars. 59 % gave the school a 5.0.
41 Students rated campus facilities 4.4 stars. 54 % gave the school a 5.0.
41 Students rated class size 4.6 stars. 66 % gave the school a 5.0.
41 Students rated school activities 3.4 stars. 29 % gave the school a 5.0.
42 Students rated local services 3.8 stars. 33 % gave the school a 5.0.
41 Students rated academics 4.7 stars. 88 % gave the school a 5.0.
38 Students rated DigiPen Institute of Technology
I really love this school definitely for art and animation! I improved so much in the past year, freshman year. This school does have a large workload especially for the art portion. They have computer labs with a lot of cool features and a designated IT team for students and staff available when the campus is open. The campus is open does not close til midnight so you have plenty of time to use the campus. The only thing I was frustrated with is the buses that go on that route. They stop transit at 6 pm and some classes end until 7 pm. There are transit cars but limited to one transit center. So beware.
It's a very nerdy school full of nerd culture. While you will get to play some video games it will be very difficult academically so don't expect that to be the main way you spend your day
It's a good College and a lot of students, TA, and teachers will help you if you ask for help. The work load may be a lot at times, but it's to test you to see if this is what you want to do when you graduate.
Some of the class sizes aren't good for the material being taught. The curriculum is always changing, which is both good and bad.
The fall 2020 acceptance rate for DigiPen Institute of Technology is 53%. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.
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The most educational and intensive work load out there by some of the greatest instructors I've ever had. Very difficult, very worth it.
My classmates have similar interests in gaming as I.
Personally, I consider my school's atmosphere the best part about it. There is so much passion and hard-work crammed in one building, it is astounding. For starters, each day I listen to incredible adults that have all gone though the industry; their incredibly bright minds transfer over to the students and inspire us to learn. In addition the student's at DigiPen are there because they want to learn, this certainly shows in the classroom environment. I have spent countless nights at campus with my classmates, each student pushing the other to strive and work harder.
At Digipen the teachers have first hand experience at what they teach. we as students undergo a kind of boot camp of art that teaches us how to act professional and help us be top notch artist for the trade. Digipen really stresses the fact that the animation industry wants people that can actually draw as suposed to people that can work on a computer. the foundation of being a good animator is knowing how to draw very well, thats the motto of Digipen. other schools focus on how to do computer animation.
The worst thing about the school would probably have to be tuition, since it is extremely expensive to attend. However, even with it's high tuition, it is worth it for the education, community, professionalism, and passonate educators and students the school provides.
The kind of person should be very passionate and driven. Those that attend and succeed at this school are for one very passionate about video games but also very driven to work hard.
The fact that not all our computers have the programs we need like Adobe Photoshop.
The academics are very intense. Across all programs, we tend to have larger workloads than most school. As long as you're serious about it, you can pull through. The training here is very serious.
I wish I had known what I was missing out on. I took off of school for a year feeling confused and hopeless because I was applying to colleges for a degree in Biology. I wish I hadn't tried to sweep my passion for art under the rug for so long, so I could take back that year of confusion. I would have loved to attend sooner.
It is a very nice school. clean campus, nice teachers, and you can leave a laptop unattended for 5 hours and expect to see it there when you get back.
Socially awkward nerd.
Yes, but we embrace it. I'm more of an extrovert though, but every single one of us was a "nerd" in high school be it for playing classical guitar, Warhammer, League, or watching eSports.
You shouldn't go to this school if you can't manage a heavy workload and aren't dedicated to your major.
My school creates video games. My professors come from video game companies such as Microsoft, Nintendo, and Lucasfilms.
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All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA.
Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.
72% of students
attending DigiPen Institute of Technology receive some sort of financial aid.
21% were awarded federal grants.
While 54% received federal loans.
Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.
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