College Facts

  • Academic Calendar: Trimester
  • Coeducational
  • Four-year
  • Specialized College

Conversion Rates

  • Accepted students as percent of Applied: 52%
  • Enrolled as percent of Accepted: 42%

Enrollment Information – Fall 2020

  • All Undergraduates: 515
  • Full-Time Undergraduates: 422
  • Part-Time Undergraduates: 93
  • 1st Time Freshman: 25
  • Transfer Students: 29
  • Undergraduate Students 25 Years or Older: 107 (21%)
  • Men: 66%
  • Women: 28%
  • Not specified: 6%

UG Ethnic Minority Students – Domestic Enrollment

  • California Residents 93%
  • Out-of-State Students 6%
  • International Students 1%

Costs – Academic Year 2020-21 (Fall 2020 - Summer 2021)

Faculty – Fall 2020

  • Full-Time: 23
  • Part-Time: 56
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 11:1
  • Faculty with Ph.D. 11%

Degree Programs

  • BA Digital Art & Animation
  • BS Digital Audio Technology
  • BBA Business Administration
  • BA Game Design Art
  • BS Game Design Engineering
  • BS Digital Arts Engineering
  • BS Computer Science
  • BS Software Development
  • MA Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • MS Leadership and Management for Creative Technologies

Curriculum

Degrees Offered: Bachelors of Science, Bachelors of Arts, BBA, Master of Arts, Master of Science, Undergraduate Certificates.

Employment Opportunities for Students

  • Federal Work Study - On-campus
  • Student Assistantships non-work study
  • Off-Campus Employment Opportunities

Internship Program

Junior or senior level students may receive credit for preapproved internship experiences. Internship opportunities are available in local industry under the coordination of the Career Development Office.

Parking

Parking is free of charge and available to all students and visitors.

Statement of Nondiscrimination

Cogswell University of Silicon Valley is an equal opportunity institution of higher education and employer and is firmly committed to non-discrimination in its delivery of educational services and employment practices. These practices include, but are not limited to, hiring, employment promotion and transfer, admissions policies, the administration of its scholarship and loan programs and participation in the benefits and services of educational programs or related activities sponsored by CUSV. In compliance with all applicable federal and state laws, decisions will be made irrespective of the individual's sex, race, color, religion, religious creed, age (over 18 years), mental or physical disability, medical condition as defined by law, national origin, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by federal or state law or local ordinance. This policy is in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Executive Order 11246, as amended; Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1975; and any applicable state and local laws. When necessary, the College will reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities if the individual is otherwise qualified to meet the fundamental requirements of the CUSV's educational program and/or is able to safely perform all essential functions, without undue hardship to CUSV.