B.A. On Campus Online

Game Design

Lindenwood University

48 months
19100 USD/year
19100 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Lindenwood University offers you the chance to earn a bachelor of arts degree in Game Design.


The Game Design program at Lindenwood University is designed to prepare you for working in a game studio environment. The curriculum for the game design degree includes advanced game design and production courses, allowing you to move from conception to application covering key industry concepts ranging from aesthetics and immersion to usability and game economics. 

You will also study foundational topics like storytelling and character development. Project and portfolio courses are threaded throughout the curriculum and are dedicated to providing a relevant and comprehensive curriculum.

Game Design faculty at Lindenwood University

Game Design instructors at Lindenwood University are some of the most knowledgeable around. They have the educational background and real-world, professional skills that allow them to understand the changing landscape of the industry, preparing you for a career in game design.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Programming Logic
  • Digital Foundations
  • Design II
  • Visual Storytelling
  • 3D Graphics
  • History of Western Art to 13003
  • History of Western Art from 1300
  • Game Development I

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • If you attended school within the United States: Have your school send your official transcripts directly to Lindenwood. 
    • If you attended school outside the United States: Please refer to the Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE) website to view the required documents needed for admission.
    • Standardized Test Score

    To apply to our online game design degree program, you must submit the following:

    • Online application
    • All official transcripts from all colleges and universities previously attended. If you have fewer than 24 college credits, you will need to submit your official high school transcript.

    If cumulative college GPA is below a 2.0, the following will also be required:

    • Résumé
    • Letter of intent/personal statement (1–2 page document indicating your interest in the program and Lindenwood)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9550 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    19100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9550 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • Online: Cost per Credit $495

Living costs for Saint Charles

800 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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