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.
On-campus project studios offer students a chance to receive creative and professional work experience. Supervised by faculty and industry advisors, our project-courses teach students a team-centered approach that mirrors real development teams of artists, animators, game designers, audio specialists and management.
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USV's DataWorX Studio partners you with an actual Silicon Valley tech company to support identifying and solving real-world, open source software issues. And, if your solution is accepted, you will be recognized as a contributor to the open source software. You'll also have opportunities to network, connect with mentors, and collaborate with others.
Project X is a one-of-a-kind, project-based learning capstone course that incorporates every component of animation film production for the big and small screen.
MediaWorks is a collaboration between audio and animation students on short commercial projects for clients in Silicon Valley - and beyond.
In Game Studio, students work in teams for external clients, adding actual games that ship to their portfolio.
USV students gain valuable project pipeline experience as they learn to produce original character rigs for animators.
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