Educational Programs

Much like film, game design and development is rapidly becoming a focus of formalized educational institutions. Know of a school we're missing? Please send it in!

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Australia

Academy of Interactive Entertainment
Location: Canberra and Melbourne, ACT
Year Established: 1996
Financial Aid Offered?: N   Accredited?: Y
Contact: rachelo@canberratechpark.com

Charles Sturt University Bathurst
Location: Bathurst, NSW
Year Established:
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: inquiry@csu.edu.au

Canada

Alberta College Of Art and Design
Location: Calgary, BC
Year Established: 1998
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: admissions@acad.ab.ca

Algoma University College
Location: Sault Ste. Marie, ON
Year Established:
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: info@.auc.ca

Art Institute of Vancouver
Location: Vancouver, BC
Year Established: 1998
Financial Aid Offered?: N   Accredited?: Y
Contact: aivinfo@aii.edu

Art Institute of Vancouver-Burnaby
Location: Burnaby, BC
Year Established: 1999
Financial Aid Offered?: N   Accredited?: Y
Contact: aivbinfo@aii.edu

Banff Centre, Creative Electronic Environment
Location: Banff, AB
Year Established: 2002
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: N
Contact: contact@banff.org

Centennial College, The Centre for Creative Communications
Location: Toronto, ON
Year Established: 1996
Financial Aid Offered?: N   Accredited?: Y
Contact: knoble@centennialcollege.ca

Center for Arts & Technology
Location: Kelowna, BC
Year Established: 2002
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: gmorris@digitalartschool.com

Center for Arts & Technologh Atlantic, Canada
Location: Fredericton, NB
Year Established: 1997
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: cara@digitalartsschool.com

Digital Design, Fine Arts at Grande Prairie Regional College
Location: Grande Prairie, AB
Year Established: 1995
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: finearts@gprc.ab.ca; cmss@gprc.ab.ca

National Animation and Design Centre
Location: Montreal, QC
Year Established: 1997
Financial Aid Offered?: Limited   Accredited?: N
Contact: isabella@nadcentre.com

New Media Campus
Location: Saskatoon and Regina, SK
Year Established: 2001
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: N
Contact: info@newmediacampus.com

Replica 3D Animation School
Location: Courenay, BC
Year Established: 2001
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: info@replica3d.ca

Seneca College of Applied Arts & Technology
Location: Toronto, ON
Year Established: 2002
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: N
Contact: babici@senecac.on.ca

Success College of Applied Arts & Technology
Location: Moncton, NB
Year Established: 1994
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: moncton@thinksuccess

University of Calgary, Department of Computer Science
Location: Calgary, AB
Year Established: 2000
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: discover@cpsc.ucalgary.ca

University of Waterloo
Location: Waterloo, ON
Year Established: 1957
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact:

Vancouver Film School
Location: Vancouver, BC
Year Established: 2004
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: inquiries@vfs.com

Vancouver Institute of Media Arts
Location: Vancouver, BC
Year Established: 1995
Financial Aid Offered?: Limited   Accredited?: Y
Contact: info@vanart.com

ONLINE

The Art Institute ONLINE
Location: ,
Year Established:
Financial Aid Offered?:   Accredited?:
Contact:

UAT Game Degrees ONLINE
Location: ,
Year Established:
Financial Aid Offered?:   Accredited?:
Contact:

Game Institute (Looks Good?)
Location: ,
Year Established:
Financial Aid Offered?:   Accredited?:
Contact:

Westwood College Online
Location: Los Angeles, California
Year Established: 1999

Financial Aid Offered?: Yes   Accredited?: ACICS
Contact: 888-872-5386 Ext. 16126 Toll-Free nmcgee@westwood.edu

United Kingdom

Glasgow Caledonian University
Location: Glasgow, Scotland
Year Established: 2002
Financial Aid Offered?: Y, UK only   Accredited?: Y
Contact: admissions@gcal.ac.uk

International Center for Digital Content, Liverpool John Morres University
Location: Liverpool, England
Year Established: 2000
Financial Aid Offered?: Y, EU only   Accredited?: Y
Contact: icdcadmissions@livjm.ac.uk

University of Hill
Location: Hill, England
Year Established: 1994
Financial Aid Offered?: Limited   Accredited?: Y
Contact: dcs@hull.ac.uk

University of Porstmouth
Location: Portsmouth, England
Year Established:
Financial Aid Offered?: Y, EU only   Accredited?: Y
Contact: registry.tees.ac.uk

University of Lincoln
Location: Lincoln,
Year Established:
Financial Aid Offered?:   Accredited?:
Contact:

United States

Academy of Art University
Location: San Francisco, CA
Year Established: 1992
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: Info@academyart.edu

Academy of Game Entertainment Technology
Location: Hollywood, CA
Year Established: 2001
Financial Aid Offered?: N   Accredited?: Y
Contact: info@academyofget.com

Art Center College of Design
Location: Pasadena, CA
Year Established:
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: admissions@artcenter.edu

Art Institute of Atlanta
Location: Atlanta, GA
Year Established: 1994
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: aiaadm@aii.edu

Art Institute of California (Santa Monica)
Location: Santa Monica, CA
Year Established: 2001
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: marseilf@aii.edu

Art Institute of California (Orange County)
Location: Santa Ana, CA
Year Established: 2002
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: grayi@aii.edu

Art Institute of California (San Diego)
Location: San Diego, CA
Year Established: 2002
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: parks@aii.edu

Art Institute of California (San Francisco)
Location: San Francisco, CA
Year Established: 1998
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: aisfadm@aii.edu

Art Institute of Charlotte
Location: Charlotte, NC
Year Established: 2000
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: aichadm@aii.edu

Art Institute of Colorado
Location: Denver, CO
Year Established: 1995
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: baparker@aii.edu

Art Institute of Dallas
Location: Dallas, TX
Year Established: 2002
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: eeskridge@aii.edu

Art Institute of For Lauderdale
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Year Established: 2002
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: northroe@aii.edu

Art Institute of Las Vegas
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Year Established: 2001
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: mpetrovich@aii.edu

Art Institute of Philadelphia
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Year Established: 1994
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: otto@aii.edu

Art Institute if Phoenix
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Year Established: 2001
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: hedgpetk@aii.edu

Art Institute of Pittsburgh/Art Institute online
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Year Established: 2001
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: aioadm@aii.edu

Art Institute of Portland
Location: Portland, OR
Year Established: 1998
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: schotlam@aii.edu

Art Institute of Seattle
Location: Seattle, WA
Year Established: 1994
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: aisadm@aii.edu

Art Institutes International Minnesota
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Year Established: 2000
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: aimadm@ail.edu

Bristol Community College
Location: Fall River, MA
Year Established:
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: scameron@bristol.mass.edu

Brooks College
Location: Long Beach, San Jose, CA
Year Established: 1971
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact:

Brown University
Location: Providence, RI
Year Established: 1979
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: jdk@cs.brown.edu

California Institute of the Arts
Location: Valencia, CA
Year Established: 1971
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: admiss@calarts.edu

California Polytechnic State University
Location: San Luis Obispo, CA
Year Established:
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: admissions@calpoly.edu

Cal State Fullerton
Location: Fullerton, CA
Year Established: 1995
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: damalamb@aol.com

Cal State Long Beach (University College & Extension Services)
Location: Long Beach, CA
Year Established: 1995
Financial Aid Offered?: N   Accredited?: Affiliate
Contact: Pwells@usces.csulb.edu

Carnegie Mellon University
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Year Established: 1998
Financial Aid Offered?: N   Accredited?: Y
Contact: tbowers@cs.cmu.edu

Center for Digital Imaging Arts at Boston University
Location: Waltham, MA
Year Established: 2004
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: admissions@bu.edu

Center for Electronic Communication at Florida Altantic University
Location: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Year Established: 1998
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: newmand@laureate.cec.fau.edu

Cerro Coso College Academy of Digital Animation
Location: Ridgecrest, CA
Year Established: 1998
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: jkiggens@cerrocoso.edu

Champlain College
Location: Burlington, VT
Year Established: 1878
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact:

Clover Park Technical College
Location: Lakewood, WA
Year Established:
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact:

Cogswell Polytechnical College
Location: Sunnyvale, CA
Year Established: 1992
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: pdelrio@cogswell.edu

College for Creative Sudies
Location: Detroit, MI
Year Established: 1906
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: admissions@ccscad.edu

Collins College
Location: Tempe, AZ
Year Established: 2003
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: info@collinscollege.edu

The Community College at Baltimore County
Location: Baltimore, MS
Year Established: 1957
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: Kharmeyer@ccbcmd.edu

DePaul University's School of CTI
Location: Chicago, IL
Year Established: 2004
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: ct@cs.depaul.edu

DeVry University
Location: West Hills, Pomona, Long Beach, CA
Year Established: 1979
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: whadmissions@socal.devry.edu

DH Institute of Technology
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Year Established: 1997
Financial Aid Offered?: N   Accredited?: Y
Contact: info@dhima.com

DigiPen Institute of Technology
Location: Redmond, WA
Year Established: 1994
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: info@digipen.edu

Drexel University
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Year Established: 1998
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: ddm22@drexel.edu

Edmonds Community College
Location: Lynnwood, WA
Year Established: 1999
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: gamedev@edcc.edu

Expression College for Digital Arts
Location: Emeryville, CA
Year Established: 1999
Financial Aid Offered?: Limited   Accredited?: N
Contact: yee-ju@expression.edu

Florida Atlantic University
Location: Boca Raton, FL
Year Established:
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: dnewman@fau.edu

Full Sail Real World Education
Location: Winter Park, Fl
Year Established: 1998
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: admissions@fullsail.com

Game Institue
Location: New York, NY
Year Established: 2001
Financial Aid Offered?: N   Accredited?: N
Contact: info@gameinstitute.com

Gemini School of Visual Arts and Communication
Location: Cedar Park, TX
Year Established: 2002
Financial Aid Offered?: N   Accredited?: N
Contact: info@geminischool.com

Georgia Institue of Technology
Location: Atlanta, GA
Year Established: 1998
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: admissions@success.gatech.edu

Georgia State University
Location: Atlanta, GA
Year Established: 1999
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: admissions@gsu.edu

Gnomon School of Visual Basics
Location: Hollywood, CA
Year Established: 1997
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: admin@gnomon3d.com

The Guldhall at Southern Methodist University
Location: Plano, TS
Year Established: 2003
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: guildhall@smu.edu

Illinois Institute of Art, Chicago
Location: Chicago, IL
Year Established: 2002
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: hernanle@aii.edu

Illinois Institute of Art, Schaumburg
Location: Schaumburg, IL
Year Established: 2002
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact:

Indiana University-MIME Program
Location: Bloomington, IN
Year Established: 1999
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: inadmit@indiana.edu

Marist College
Location: Poughkeepsie, NY
Year Established: 2004
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: continuing.ed@marist.edu

Mass Institute of Technology
Location: Cambridge, MA
Year Established: 1980
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: bcms@mit.edu

Mercy College, Center for Digital Arts
Location: White Plains, NY
Year Established: 2001
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: computerarts@mercy.edu

Mesmer Animation Labs
Location: Seattle, WA
Year Established: 1996
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: info@mesmer.com

Michigan State University
Location: East Lansing, MI
Year Established: 1996
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: N
Contact:

Multimedia and Digital Communications at the Digital Media Institute of Oaklahoma
Location: Tonkawa, OK
Year Established: 1999
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: bmatson@mmdclab.com

New York University, The Center for Advance Digital Applications
Location: New York, NY
Year Established: 2001
Financial Aid Offered?: N   Accredited?: Y
Contact: cada@nyu.edu

Nothwestern University Computer Science Department
Location: Evanston, Il
Year Established:
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: cs-info@cs.northwestern.edu

Otis College of Art An Design, Digital Media Department
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Year Established: 1997
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: hmott@otis.edu

Palomar College
Location: San Marcos, CA
Year Established: 1997
Financial Aid Offered?: Limited   Accredited?: Y
Contact: palomarinfo@edmagnin.com

Parsons School Of Design
Location: New York, NY
Year Established: 1997
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: parsadm@newschool.edu

Platt College, San Diego Scool of Design
Location: San Diego, CA
Year Established: 1980
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: info@platt.edu

Pratt Institute
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Year Established: 1997
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: admissions@pratt.edu

Purdue University
Location: West Lafayette, IN
Year Established:
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: admissions@purdue.edu ; gradinfo@purdue.edu

Ringling School of Art and Design
Location: Sarasota, FL
Year Established: 1993
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: admissions@ringling.edu

Rasmussen College School of Technology and Design
Location: Minnesota, Flroida, Wisconsin, and online
Year Established: 1900
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: admissions@rasmussen.edu

Rochester Institute of Technology
Location: Rochester, NY
Year Established: 2001
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: itugrad@it.rit.edu

San Francisco State University/College of Extended Learning (Multimedia Studies)
Location: San Francisco, CA
Year Established: 1992
Financial Aid Offered?: N   Accredited?: Affiliate
Contact: msp@sfsu.edu

Savannah College of Art And Design
Location: Savannah, GA
Year Established: 1991
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: admission@scad.edu

School of Communication Arts
Location: Ralieigh, NC
Year Established: 1992
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: school@higherdigital.com

School of Visual Arts
Location: New York, NY
Year Established:
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: admissions@sva.edu

Seattle Central Comm. College
Location: Seattle, WA
Year Established: 1993
Financial Aid Offered?: N   Accredited?: Y
Contact: jewest@sccd.ctc.edu

University of Advanced Technology
Location: Tempa, AZ
Year Established: 1999
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: admissions@uat.edu

University of Baltimore
Location: Baltimore, MD
Year Established: 1925
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: smoulthrop@ubalt.edu

University of California, Irvine
Location: Irvine, CA
Year Established: 1965
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact:

University of California, Los Angeles (Extension) UCLA
Location: Los Angeles, Ca
Year Established: 1988
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: visualarts@uclaextension.edu

University of Maryland, Balitimor County (Computer Certification Training Center)
Location: Baltimore, MD
Year Established: 2002
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: info@umbccctc.com

University of Michigan (EECS Department)
Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Year Established: 1996
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: ugadmiss@umich.edu

University of Missouri-Columbia (College of Engineering)
Location: Columbia, MO
Year Established: 2003
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: hussama@Missouri.edu

3D University
Location: Dickson, TN
Year Established: 2002
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: busbyj@rcenter.org

University of Southern California, Interactive Media Division, School of Cinema-Television
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Year Established: 2002
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: usc_interactive@cinema.usc.edu

University of Texas at Dallas, Institute for Interactive Arts & Engineering
Location: Dallas, TX
Year Established: 2000
Financial Aid Offered?: Y   Accredited?: Y
Contact: Thomas.linehan@utdallas.edu

University of Washington Educational Outreach
Location: Seattle, WA
Year Established: 2002
Financial Aid Offered?: N   Accredited?: Y
Contact: uweo@u.washington.edu

UAT Game Degrees
Location: Tempe, AZ

The Guildhall at SMU
Location: Plano, TX
Year Established:
Financial Aid Offered?:   Accredited?:
Contact: rarchamb@smu.edu

Westwood College, Anaheim
Location: Anaheim, California
Year Established: 1999

Financial Aid Offered?: Yes   Accredited?: ACCSCT
Contact: jcamp01@westwood.edu

Westwood College, Los Angeles
Location: Los Angeles, California
Year Established: 1999

Financial Aid Offered?: Yes   Accredited?: ACICS
Contact: bwillingham@westwood.edu

Westwood College, South Bay
Location: South Bay
Year Established: 2002

Financial Aid Offered?: Yes   Accredited?: ACCST
Contact: fpolk@westwood.edu

Westwood College, Inland Empire
Location: Inland Empire
Year Established: 2001

Financial Aid Offered?: Yes   Accredited?: ACCST
Contact: asalazar@westwood.edu

Westwood College, North
Location: Denver, Colorado
Year Established: 1997

Financial Aid Offered?: Yes   Accredited?: ACCST
Contact: rdejong@westwood.edu

Westwood College, South
Location: Denver, Colorado
Year Established: 1997

Financial Aid Offered?: Yes   Accredited?: ACCST
Contact: mrushak@westwood.edu

Westwood College, Midtown
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Year Established: 2004

Financial Aid Offered?: Yes   Accredited?: ACICS
Contact: aberry@westwood.edu

Westwood College, Northlake
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Year Established: 2004

Financial Aid Offered?: Yes   Accredited?: ACICS
Contact: jmajors@westwood.edu

Westwood College, Illinois
Location: DuPage
Year Established: 2001

Financial Aid Offered?: Yes   Accredited?: ACICS
Contact: skawall@westwood.edu

Westwood College, Illinois
Location: O'Hare
Year Established: 2000

Financial Aid Offered?: Yes   Accredited?: ACICS
Contact: hshibli@westwood.edu


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