Is Digipen a Good School for the Money?
DigiPen Institute of Technology Value Report
Is Digipen worth the money? Read College Factual's annual Digipen value report to determine if the school is priced fairly for the quality of education they provide.
Within Washington, Digipen is Ranked Below Average in Quality and is Very Overpriced.
DigiPen Institute of Technology is ranked #14 out of #23 in Washington for quality and #20 out of #20 for Washington value.
This means it is below average in educational quality and yet priced much higher than it should be.
Live in-state? You may qualify for a reduced price. Check the Digipen financial aid page to be sure.
Below Average Value Nationwide
DigiPen Institute of Technology is ranked #1,306 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.
Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe DigiPen Institute of Technology is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)
Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores
|School||Total Price||Value Grade|
|College of Saint Mary||$99,658||A|
|Pacific Union College||$119,419||A-|
|Utah State University||$131,633||B|
|West Virginia University||$136,503||B-|
|Queens University of Charlotte||$137,759||C+|
|University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth||$164,240||D-|
|DigiPen Institute of Technology||$197,729||F|
*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.
Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $197,729 For That Piece of Paper
The Digipen time to graduate is about 4.42 years and will cost an estimated $44,735 per year. This brings the total cost to 197,729.
|Average Yearly Cost||$44,735|
|Average Years to Graduate||4.42|
|Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree||$197,729|
Many Factors Affect Net Price
There are many ways you can lower the cost of a college education. Consider taking advantage of in-state tuition, or shortening the length of your degree by taking summer classes. Learn more about Digipen cost for other factors that may affect net price such as the financial aid you qualify for that is largely based on your family's income.
Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?
Most students will not pay the full sticker price and few students fit perfectly into averages.
Look at the table below to get a sense of how Digipen value for your educational dollar might vary.
|Nationwide Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$216,496||#1,043||D|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$168,380||#1,288||F|
|In-State Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$216,496||#19||F|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$168,380||#20||F|
Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Washington.
About 71% of Digipen students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Digipen financial aid you may qualify for.
How to Calculate Value
College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.
Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.