Take the first step towards your career in film & games. Here's how the admissions process works.

Admission requirements

Admissions requirements are listed in our School Catalog. Follow this link and select our "Online" Catalog for information on our Visual Effects and Animation Programs!


The application process

  • Join a virtual meeting to learn about the program of your interest and meet with an Admissions Specialist.
  • Complete an assessment and application.
  • Meet with an Admissions Specialist to review your application and assist in planning your future enrollment.
  • Complete the FAFSA and schedule to meet with Financial Services.
  • Gain your seat for class after a financial plan is secured and enrollment steps are completed.
  • Start class at the planned date based off the plan with your Admissions Specialist!

If you have any questions about the application process or wish to speak to the student admissions team about your career goals and which program is right for you, get in touch!


Equipment requirements

  • We are cross platform: Mac and PC.
  • Operating systems: Mac OS X El Capitan or newer, Windows 10
  • Processor: At a minimum, you should have a dual-core Intel i7 processor (5th-7th generation). The faster the better!
  • Memory & Storage: A minimum of 8 GB RAM with a 256 GB hard drive. Ideally, you’ll have 16 GB of memory with a 512 GB hard drive.
  • Monitor: Full HD (1920x1080) minimum resolution for a PC; retina or external monitor for a Mac.

Software and equipment requirements are listed on each program page, and students will be required to have a computer that meets the minimum specifications (above). 

Concept art and illustration students are required to have their own digital tablets. For detailed information on these two programs, read our Concept Art & Illustration Program Software & Equipment Guide.


Ready to apply?

Complete an application form and get closer to your career goals.