Make Your Move

Take your first steps toward joining the game design industry by applying to the only Computer Game Design major in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Study with the Best

Members of our faculty work on cutting-edge research and globally recognized games.

Insights from the experts

The Game Design program regularly hosts industry experts for guest lectures and conversations, such as Nolan Bushnell, founder of Atari.

The Future is Here

The Virginia Serious Game Institute is the incubator for future game design entrepreneurs and business owners.

Get Ahead of the Game

Our unique location near D.C. offers many possibilities for jobs and internships as well as easy access to travel to competitions.

Level Up

Expand your skills while working on state-of-the-art equipment and software.

Senior Expo

Learn about this year's Senior Expo


Director Sang Nam emphasizes the value of a Computer Game Design education.

Welcome to Game Design

Study the sciences and the arts in a team- and project-based environment. Earn a BFA undergraduate degree, or select from among several minors. Study abroad through our international exchange partnerships. Explore local video game industry and government career opportunities and through the Virginia Serious Game Institute, a unique facility that concentrates on game-related applied research while cultivating new companies.

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2021 Rankings
#36 out of 50 best video game design schools in the U.S. at
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Accredited with Commendation
by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design
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