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DigiPen Institute of Technology is a private for-profit institution located in Redmond, Washington. The location of Digipen is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

81 Undergraduate Degrees
22 Graduate Degrees
$44,735 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
54% Acceptance Rate

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DigiPen Institute of Technology Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Digipen has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#3 Best Computer Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Digipen.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Computer Software & Applications Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Computer Programming Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Digipen has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#3 Highest Paid Computer Programming Graduates College Factual
#56 Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates College Factual

Where Is DigiPen Institute of Technology?

Location of DigiPen Institute of Technology

Contact details for Digipen are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 9931 Willows Rd Ne, Redmond, WA 98052
Phone: 425-558-0299
Website: www.digipen.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/digipen.edu
Twitter: https://twitter.com/DigiPenNews

How Do I Get Into Digipen?

You can apply to Digipen online at: management.digipen.edu/srs-app/applicationmenu.aspx

Admission Requirements for Digipen

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Digipen?

54% Acceptance Rate
20% Of Accepted Are Women
67% Submit SAT Scores
Digipen has an acceptance rate of 54%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Approximately 80% of accepted students are men and 20% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 53%, and the acceptance rate for women is 56%.

Average Test Scores

About 67% of students accepted to Digipen submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 577 and 680. Math scores were between 570 and 680.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for DigiPen Institute of Technology  ( 577 to 680 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for DigiPen Institute of Technology  ( 570 to 680 )
200
800
Digipen received ACT scores from 37% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 24 and 31. Math scores were between 24 and 29. Composite scores were between 25 and 30.

ACT English Scores for DigiPen Institute of Technology  ( 24 to 31 )
1
36
ACT Math Scores for DigiPen Institute of Technology  ( 24 to 29 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for DigiPen Institute of Technology  ( 25 to 30 )
1
36

Can I Afford DigiPen Institute of Technology?

$44,735 Net Price
63% Take Out Loans
3.5% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Digipen is $44,735. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Digipen, approximately 63% of students took out student loans averaging $8,705 a year. That adds up to $34,820 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Digipen is 3.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

DigiPen Institute of Technology Undergraduate Student Diversity

831 Full-Time Undergraduates
23% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 874 undergraduate students at Digipen, with 831 being full-time and 43 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Digipen

There are also 96 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 831 full-time undergraduates at Digipen, 77% are male and 23% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Digipen

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of DigiPen Institute of Technology students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Digipen Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 64
Black or African American 9
Hispanic or Latino 63
White 498
International Students 126
Other Races/Ethnicities 71

Geographic Diversity

Washington students aren't the only ones who study at DigiPen Institute of Technology. At this time, 31 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 38 countries are represented at Digipen. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Singapore, South Korea, and China.

DigiPen Institute of Technology Computer Science Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
App Specific Computer Programming 61 22 83
Modeling, Virtual Environments & Simulation 20 0 20
TOTAL 81 22 103

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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