Admission & Aid

When you pursue a degree in Emergent Digital Practices, you explore the new and future possibilities in art, design and technology. We welcome undergraduate and graduate students who want to explore and critique digital design, new media, art and technology. Learn more about our application process and explore your financial aid options.

Undergraduate Admission & Aid


DU Undergraduate Admission

Interested in studying Emergent Digital Practices at DU? You can apply through the Common App or the University of Denver application. Contact the Emergent Digital Practices Department to request more information specific to the program.

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DU Undergraduate Financial Aid

The University of Denver offers aid in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work-study positions.

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CAHSS Undergraduate Awards and Grants

The College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences offers both need- and merit-based scholarships for Emergent Digital Practices students.

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Major or Minor in Emergent Digital Practices

BA or Minor

You'll explore the historical contexts of digital culture and technology while creating projects that support community needs across disciplines, including projects employing data visualization, digital fabrication and other media.

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Our Bachelor of Fine Arts gives you the opportunity to delve deeply into the world of digital arts and design, exploring the possibilities of creative technology, interactive art and other new media while displaying your work in public spaces.

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4+1 BA & MA

Continue exploring the contexts and practices of digital arts and design through our 4+1 BA & MA program. You'll deepen your knowledge through additional courses and put your experience into practice by writing a thesis, which will prepare you for careers in a range of fields. 

4+1 BA & MA

Graduate Admission & Aid

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DU Graduate Admission

These programs are not currently accepting applications.


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DU Graduate Financial Aid

DU provides as much aid as possible to graduate students, allocating some $46 million in grants and scholarships for master's and PhD students. The University also offers tuition assistance for undocumented students.

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CAHSS Graduate Awards & Grants

The College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences offers a research award for MA and MFA students.

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EDP Scholarships

All accepted students are automatically considered for the following scholarships, based on eligibility.

  • The Klingenstein Scholarship, established in 2008 in honor of Richard S. Klingenstein, '72, is awarded yearly to an incoming graduate student based on merit and need. Recipients are designated as Klingenstein Scholars.
  • The Fairfield Scholarship, a shared scholarship fund between EDP and SAAH, is used to support graduate students in the creative arts. The scholarship is awarded yearly based on merit and need.

Pursue a Master's Degree in Emergent Digital Practices


You'll explore the cultural and historical dynamics of digital arts, design and technology in the MA degree. Building on the knowledge of your undergraduate degree field, you'll investigate new opportunities to engage technologies to make change through media such as creative coding, experience design and video art.

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In the MFA, you'll create publicly engaged work to share in museums, galleries and other public spaces. Focusing on projects ranging from virtual reality to immersive installations, you'll finish your degree with a public solo exhibition of your work. With this degree, you'll develop the skills you need to teach.

This program is not currently accepting applications.

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Questions About Emergent Digital Practices?

Contact the Graduate Director