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Digital Art and Animation, BFA

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Redmond, WA, United States
DigiPen Institute of Technology's BFA in Digital Art and Animation degree program is an academically rigorous educational experience that is designed to prepare students to enter various digital media industries as production artists and animators.
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The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Art and Animation is a four-year program at DigiPen Institute of Technology designed to prepare students to create artwork at the professional level. 

Learning outcomes

Rather than simply teaching students how to use current tools and software, the BFA program emphasizes the development of foundational skills that remain relevant and useful regardless of the technology or medium. Students who successfully complete this program will have the skills to produce powerful, affecting imagery in a professional studio environment.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Animation Basics
  • The Language of Drawing
  • Tone, Color, and Composition
  • Art and Technology 
  • Storytelling 
  • Life Drawing
  • Human Anatomy 
  • Character Design

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • Academic Records
  • Financial Responsibility Form
  • Proof of Proficiency in the English Language (for non-native English speakers)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37030 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    37030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37030 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    33700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Redmond

  • 1556 - 2600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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