Today’s video games are highly complex pieces of software that require a deep understanding of computer science, advanced mathematics, and physics.
Students must have completed their sophomore, junior, or senior year* of high school in order to enroll in a Pre-College Program. See Admissions Information for more details about the additional application requirements for this course.
*Students MUST be within 18 months of their graduation date at the start of the program to be eligible for the Pre-College Program.
All Pre-College Program classes are held at DigiPen's campus in Redmond, WA (9931 Willows Road NE, Redmond WA, 98052).
In addition to the other application materials, students applying to the Game Programming track of the Pre-College Program must provide proof of completion of Algebra 2.
The Pre-College Program meets every Monday through Friday from June 26 to July 21, 2017.
|9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.||CS||CS||CS||CS||MATL|
|10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.||MAT||PHY||MAT||PHY||PHYL|
|12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch|
|1:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.||Project Lab||Project Lab||Project Lab||Project Lab||Project Lab|
$2,699 per four-week session, including a $50 non-refundable application fee. If admitted, students must submit a $549 non-refundable deposit within 10 business days of the date they are notified to secure their place in the program. The remaining balance of $2,100 is due by June 1, 2017.
Course materials are provided to students at no additional cost.