Welcome to DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore! We’re an academic community of builders and believers with a shared passion for technology, art, and games. For more than 10 years, we’ve been preparing students like you for a wide range of careers within the Singapore digital economy — doing the kind of work that challenges the mind and excites the imagination.
Our educational philosophy is simple but effective. Build your knowledge first, and then apply it to real-world projects and assignments where you decide what to create. By the time you graduate, you’ll have a combination of industry-ready experience and a portfolio of work that will make you stand out among your peers.
Where will you go from there? DigiPen (Singapore) alumni have proven to be sought-after employees in the digital economy, and have joined the ranks of over 200 companies in Singapore and around the world as skilled professionals.
“When DigiPen (Singapore) first started, we were known for educating manpower for the digital media industry, in particular video games. Now, we have extended our niche to equip students with skills for the broader digital economy,” Mr. Tan Chek Ming, Managing Director of DigiPen (Singapore), says. “As a specialised university in the fields of computer science, embedded systems engineering, UX/UI design, and digital art and animation, our graduates today are thriving and contributing in pathways that span the software development, finance, e-commerce, transport industries, and more. We look forward to seeing our students and graduates push the boundaries of what technology can achieve.”
Do you have the passion and drive to become the next DigiPen (Singapore) success story?
DigiPen Institute of Technology’s Global Impact
Beginning in 1998, DigiPen Institute of Technology became the first school in the world to offer a four-year degree with a primary emphasis on preparing students for the complex challenges of creating real-time 3D graphics for games and animations. Today, our academic programs continue to provide a solid educational pathway for students looking to enter — and advance — the digital entertainment and technology industries as skilled engineers, artists, designers, and more.
In 2008, at the invitation of the Singapore Economic Development Board, DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore opened as the U.S.-headquartered college’s first international campus, which today offers five bachelor’s degree programs as well as continuing education courses for Singaporeans looking to change or advance their careers. DigiPen (Singapore) graduates have gone on to work in a variety of sectors — including enterprise software, virtual reality, finance, digital entertainment, and automotive technology — of Singapore’s growing digital economy.
DigiPen (Singapore) Campus
Our campus is located at Singapore Polytechnic in the SIT@SP Building, home to DigiPen (Singapore) and other Singapore Institute of Technology partnering institutions. This is the largest SIT campus building at just over 20,000 square meters. Features include industry-standard classrooms, studio facilities, and acting and animation studios for game development.
Redmond, Washington, U.S.A.
DigiPen Institute of Technology’s U.S. campus is located in Redmond, Washington, a global hub of game and software development and home to technology giants like Microsoft, Nintendo, and more. The Redmond campus offers eight undergraduate degrees and two graduate degrees in subjects relating to Computer Science, Engineering, and Art, Music, and Design.
In 2011, DigiPen opened its second international campus, DigiPen Institute of Technology Europe-Bilbao, offering two bachelor’s degrees: the BS in Computer Science in Real-Time Interactive Simulation and BFA in Digital Art and Animation. (This campus does not fall within the scope of ACCSC accreditation.)
DigiPen has partnered with universities in South Korea, Thailand, and other locations to offer its programs at even more schools around the world. Learn more about our current educational partnerships on the Redmond campus website.