The cogswell experience is truly extraordinary.

Students say they’ve found their tribe at Cogswell College — the creative arts college in the heart of Silicon Valley.
In an all-inclusive, collaborative environment, Cogswell delivers an intense focus on developing undergrads for jobs in high-demand creative arts industries through project-based learning.

COGSWELL OPEN HOUSE

The next open house takes place Saturday, April 8th!

Cogswell stands out as a creative arts college by offering true studio environments that feature professional-level equipment, multi-disciplinary collaboration and industry expert instruction, coaching and mentoring. Take the first step of your creative career, RSVP now.

Perspectives:

INTERVIEW WITH EMILIO VILLALBA ON BECOMING A PROFESSIONAL ARTIST

If you are trying to pursue an art career and become a professional artist, or an engineer looking to develop an appreciation for contrast and nuance, you will want to hear from Emilio Valalba, a professional painter with a prolific and iconic approach.

INTRODUCING THE VR/AR CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Immerse yourself in a new field
of technology

Cogswell is the first college in the world to add a Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality certificate program, a sign of our commitment to teach cutting-edge technology. Learn new skills in virtual reality training whether you’re a current student, a graduate or a seasoned tech pro.

Perspectives:

LANDING A JOB IN THE ANIMATION AND GAMING INDUSTRY FOR NEWBIES

Success or failure for someone looking to break into the gaming industry as an animator or game designer really boils down to three critical ingredients: people, polish, and reality.

programs to match your passion

Cogswell prepares students for the real world by giving them real-world experience through a project-based learning approach while they’re still in school. No matter what you’re passionate about—we’ll help you dig deep into the creative process and launch your career. What program do you want to get started in?

Game Design and Development

Join a massive multiplayer experience as you learn how to program or design video games in classes that will equip you for working in the competitive gaming market.

Digital Art and Animation

Bring vivid characters, worlds and creatures to life in our digital art and animation college programs. You’ll work from start to finish on animation projects that are ready to hit the big and small screens.

Digital Audio Technology

The DAT program has two focuses: music and audio production for those who want to make digital audio, and audio engineering for those who want to create the gear that audio is produced on.

Software Engineering

Learn how to disrupt and redefine the future of the game, animation and software industries. Write code for fully developed video games with our engineering degrees in game programming, web and mobile software engineering, and digital art.

Business Administration

If you’ve dreamed of running a studio, managing digital media projects, leading a team at Disney or launching your own Angry Birds app, our business administration program will help you realize your dreams.