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.
The USV Tuition Lock guarantees the same tuition rate from start through graduation for students who take a minimum of 12 credits per trimester and maintain continuous enrollment. Like many colleges, tuition rates at USV have often increased each year, usually in the fall. This was necessary to adjust to rising costs for purchasing and replacing equipment and maintaining a faculty of outstanding industry professionals and educators. While future increases in tuition can be expected, students eligible for the Tuition Lock will not be affected.
Our Tuition Lock applies to all programs, instructional modalities and all students who meet and maintain the eligibility requirements. You must adhere to the following terms to have your current tuition rate locked-in, however special circumstances may be taken into consideration before disqualification:
We want to make sure our tuition and fees are clear and easy to understand. The tables above outline current tuition costs for students enrolled for 15 credits per term in our undergraduate degree programs or 9 credits per term in our graduate degree programs. These prices are the same for in and out-of-state students and are subject to change upon approval by the Board of Trustees. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to us at any time.
We offer a variety of scholarships for qualified students, explore what may be available to you.
Our Financial Aid Office can help you through the process of funding your education.
When you’re ready to apply or just want more information about getting started, visit our Admissions section. Or give us a call at 800.264.7955. We'll be happy to help you find details on college application requirements, school tuition and navigating the financial aid process.
If you are currently in university housing, you need to submit one of the two forms to either indicate your intent to renew for the next term, or to vacate at the end of this trimester.