Welcome to the Office of Admissions!
We are so glad to meet you! Our staff is available to chat if you have any questions or would like to take a tour of the campus. They can also arrange for you to sit in on classes, or visit with a professor.
Cogswell College accepts applications for Fall, Spring or Summer starts. The deadline for Fall and Summer Applications is March 1. (DDP admissions are rolling.) Applications received by May 1 are guaranteed consideration for the Fall and will be processed quickly so that you can make your decision early. Applications that meet the deadlines are also more likely to receive an adequate Financial Aid award. Late applications can still be considered if there are open spaces in the Fall class.
Applicants for admission must submit the following to the Admissions Office:
- A completed application
- A non-refundable $55 application fee
- A typed essay from the applicant which described his/her reason for applying to Cogswell
- A completed recommendation form
- An official high school transcript; or an official report of scores earned on the General Education Development (GED) test
- A portfolio of artwork (DAA and DAT only.)
All materials should be mailed to:
1175 Bordeaux Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
You will be notified when we have received your complete application. The application evaluation process takes no more than two weeks from the day that the completed application is received in the office. If additional information is necessary, one of our Admissions Counselors will contact you.
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Cogswell's Degree Programs
Cogswell College offers an intimate and stimulating academic environment that enables its students to earn a BA or BS degree in the following areas:
- Digital Art and Animation
- Digital Audio Technology
- Digital Arts Engineering
- Entrepreneurship and Innovation
- Computer Engineering
- Software Engineering
- Fire Science
Welcome to Sunnyvale, CA!
Located in Sunnyvale, the heart of the Silicon Valley, Cogswell College is an accredited 4-year institution with a curriculum that fuses art and engineering. It has a distinguished 120-year history as a California institution of higher education, and has always been associated with best practice in the industries and communities it serves.