Immersive, collaborative and designed to unlock your creativity—for over 130 years Cogswell has been helping people turn their passion into their professions. Today, it’s your turn. Explore our program offerings to help you develop the skills you need for the job you’ll love.
Pairing business, technology and creativity, our students come to the heart of Silicon Valley to deepen and grow their passions. The result? A skilled and dynamic community with a social life that is surprisingly robust.
Silicon Valley is a magnet for the leaders who are bold enough to try and change the world.
Step Right Up
Our 12-month Master’s in Entrepreneurship & Innovation degree will give you the practical, real-world steps needed to launch your ideas.
The Computer Science program is a workshop for inventing the future where our students work on projects that they’re passionate about. What do you want to make?
Make Your Impact
Cogswell prepares students for success in the creative-technology industries by providing an extraordinary, real-world education inspired by the entrepreneurial spirit of our Silicon Valley location.
The Cogswell Tuition Lock guarantees the same tuition rate from start through graduation so you can better understand and plan for the cost of your education.
Our studio project-based courses offer students the rare experience of learning through doing. The team-centered approach mirrors real development teams and produces great work.
Cogswell is pleased to offer a variety of new scholarships for qualified students. Learn more about this valuable financial support for your education.
The upcoming Open House is something you won’t want to miss. Explore your interests with our workshops designed at the intersections of our academic programs. Join us for a look at at what your future could hold.
April 20, 2019 | 10AM – 2PM Check in begins at 9AM
This Open House is your chance to tour the campus, learn more about our degree programs, meet students and get your questions answered. Sign up now!
With ties to major industry players here in Silicon Valley, our experienced faculty provide you with an education that is directly tuned to real-world trends and practices.
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A Lead Designer at Riot Games, Stone has worked in the game industry for over 15 years on titles such as SimCity, Spore, and Diablo 3.
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The 2019 edition of U.S. News’ Best Colleges ranks Cogswell in the top 25 for the Western Region of the country. The ranking measures academic quality based on indicators of excellence such as first-year student retention, graduation rates and the strength of the faculty.
The 2019 Princeton Review ranks Cogswell as 14th in the top 25 schools on their list of Undergraduate Schools to Study Game Design. “The schools that made our lists this year have stellar programs for aspiring game designers and developers,” said Robert Franek, The Princeton Review’s Editor-in-Chief.
Cogswell students are immersed in the greatest ecosystem for high-tech innovation and scientific development in the world. We focus on the success of our students by connecting them to industry partners that match their aspirations right here in Silicon Valley.
Cogswell Polytechnical College is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue. #100, Alameda, CA 94504, (510)748-9001. www.wscuc.org. WSCUC is an accrediting agency that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.