Offering dedicated programs in computer science, digital art, and computer engineering, DigiPen Institute of Technology in Redmond, Washington is known to be a “world-renowned leader in education and research in computer interactive technologies.” International students who are looking for a place of higher education that is committed to fostering academic growth and inspiring creativity in all its students will thrive in DigiPen’s graduate and undergraduate programs. Each degree program has an advisory committee comprised of faculty, staff, and industry professionals who assess the curriculum on an annual basis for proper rigor and applicable content. The institute is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges to teach an approximate 1,055 students from 35 countries.
With 9 percent of the enrolled students coming internationally, DigiPen wants to ensure that all international students are enrolled in a health and accident insurance policy before the start of classes. The institute allows international students to choose an insurance plan that suits their needs, providing they submit proof of insurance before the start of the semester. DigiPen encourages students to choose a plan that provides:
- Medical Expenses Coverage:
- Lifetime maximum benefit – minimum $1,000,000
- Policy year maximum benefit – minimum $250,000
- Maximum benefit per injury or sickness – minimum $250,000
- Repatriation of Remains Coverage
- Medical Evacuation Coverage
Because there are so many options for international students when it comes to choosing a health insurance plan, DigiPen Institute of Technology makes the search easier and more convenient by featuring our own international student health insurance plan on their website. The plan covers and exceed the Digipen Institute of Technology International Student Insurance recommendations for necessary coverage for international students. The coverage is offered on a monthly basis and international students with the F-1 visa are automatically eligible. The plan includes the following main benefits:
- Doctors visits
- Pre-existing Conditions
- Maternity and Newborn Care
- Mental Health Disorders
- Emergency Medical Evacuation
- Repatriation of Remains
The Budget, Select and Elite plans reflect DigiPen’s recommended coverage and will keep international students financially safe if any health problems arise during their educational stay.
Once you have purchased your insurance plan online, international students must fill out the Proof of Insurance Form provided by DigiPen Institute of Technology and submit it with a copy of a card or certificate that indicates the dates of coverage, the terms in English, and coverage amounts listed in U.S. dollars. International students who do not provide this proof of insurance by the time the semester begins may have their enrollment in the institute and their F-1 visa canceled. This process should occur at the start of every academic year.
If you need help purchasing coverage for the Digipen Institute of Technology, please contact us and we will be happy to guide you!
Updated June 29, 2017