1,028
Students
Financial aid thermometer
11,022
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
53
53%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

DigiPen Institute of Technology is a Comprehensive institution located in Redmond, WA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 9931 Willows Road NE
Redmond, WA  98052
United States
Contact Ms. Danial Powers
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@digipen.edu
Phone: 425-629-5071
Fax: 425-558-0378

Majors & Degrees

Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics And Special Effects Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Programming (specific Applications) Checkmark
Modeling, Virtual Environments And Simulation Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Computer Software Engineering Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Human Computer Interaction Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

742
Applied
396
Accepted
1,028
Enrolled
53%
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Female Admissions

142
Females Applied
78
Females Accepted
55%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

600
Males Applied
318
Males Accepted
53%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

60
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended 2 recommendations
Other requirements: Pre-calculus for Bachelor of Science, art portfolio for BFA in Digital Art and Animation, performance portfolio for BA in Music and Sound Design, design portfolio for Bachelor of Art in Game Design

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 627 570 680
SAT Math 628 570 670
ACT Composite 27 25 30

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

31,140
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Fees

200
Full-time student fees
7,400
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

11,022
Avg. Financial Aid Package
10,929
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,179
Avg. Loan Aid
8,987
Avg. Grant Aid
9,352
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
96% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
33%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
6%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,028
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
50%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.23%
Black or African American 1.46%
White or Caucasian 45.91%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.29%
Asian 8.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.19%
Two or more races 5.25%
Other 26.95%

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Not Reported
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 66%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Halloween Pageant, LAN Party and Midnight Breakfast (part of Wellness Week)

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark
More services
academic support center

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Dungeons and Dragons Club, Counterstrike Club, Ping Pong Club, Outbreak Club and Wellness Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
on-site security during campus hours

Faculty

179
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 77
Part-time - 102
Male - 133
Female - 46