Our vision is to continue our growth as a world-leader in higher education and research in the areas of digital media, simulation, and interactive computer technologies.
DigiPen Institute of Technology provides exemplary education and furthers research and innovation in science, engineering, arts, digital media, and interactive computer technologies. Building on a foundation of academics, applied learning, industry knowledge, and multi-disciplinary team-based collaborations, we inspire our students to pursue lifelong learning as well as scientific and creative exploration, and empower them to become leaders and originators on a global level.
The core values governing DigiPen’s operation include the following:
Success — Endorsing the life-long academic, career and personal achievements of our students, alumni, faculty and staff by broadening their knowledge horizons and transcending the conventional disciplinary boundaries with confidence.
Excellence — Promoting excellence by providing rigorous studies combining solid academic foundation, innovative approaches, intellectual engagement, and collaboration among students, alumni, education and industry groups.
Innovation — Encouraging discovery and creativity by seeking new, adaptable and responsive methods, and advancing the frontiers of knowledge.
Academic Freedom — Establishing a collegiate atmosphere by encouraging intellectual inquiry, open exchange of scholarly ideas, and development of knowledge.
Diversity — Recognizing social, cultural, gender, race, age, and ability diversity by raising awareness, embracing differences, creating a supportive environment, and advocating mutual understanding and respect.
Integrity — Instilling a sense of social responsibility and personal accountability by upholding professional and ethical behaviors.