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.
Immersive, collaborative and designed to unlock your creativity—for over 130 years USV 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.
Cogswell prepares technical college 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.
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If you’re looking to get started in this profession, you may be wondering where you would begin.
This line of work requires someone who is very quick at learning and adapting to new trends and technology. What does success look like?
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Cogswell College is pleased to offer a variety of new scholarships for qualified students. Learn more about this valuable financial support for your education.
With ties to major industry players here in Silicon Valley, our experienced technical school faculty provide you with an education that is directly tuned to real-world trends and practices.
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Stone Librande 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. Visit Stone’s Profile >
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.