Education Partner Program

NVIDIA is partnering with the world’s top digital media schools to bring the latest technology to the next generation of creative professionals. Program members receive technology guidance, access to NVIDIA’s technical expertise, special discounts, and invitations to exclusive events.

Equipping the Next Generation of Media Artists

Digital media students need their education to prepare them for a career in the industry—and that includes learning the latest tech. NVIDIA builds the award-winning technology that propels the industry forward, powering the effects for Oscar-nominated films and enabling new levels of visual storytelling.

By becoming an NVIDIA Studio Education Partner, universities can set themselves apart as technology leaders and offer an education that directly translates into work in the industry.

Program Benefits

Technology Guidance and Discounts

Get guidance on technology investments and access to exclusive discounts on hardware, including NVIDIA RTX Servers for rendering farms, NVIDIA® Quadro RTX and TITAN RTX for labs and classrooms, and RTX Studio laptops for students.

Technical Experts

Have your questions about the latest innovations in tech answered by a dedicated NVIDIA expert. They can share insights about NVIDIA hardware and software, GPU-accelerated applications, and recent tech releases.

Events with Industry Leaders

Join exclusive NVIDIA events, including opportunities to hear from industry visionaries. The NVIDIA Studio Education Summit occurs at GTC and features talks from top production studios, technology showcases, and networking events.

Student Resources and Discounts

Get laptop recommendations and discounts for your students. The program includes access to a website that can help students research options and purchase RTX Studio laptops.

Inside NVIDIA Studio – Award Winning Technology

When artists accelerate their work with GPU-powered technologies, they can create at the speed of their imaginations. And with a rich array of features and capabilities at their fingertips, those creations are brought to life in stunning detail. 

These cutting-edge technologies include;

Real-Time Ray Tracing

Real-Time Ray Tracing

RTX-accelerated ray tracing lets artists create accurate lighting, shadows, and reflections—and review the results—instantly. 



When AI is brought into design, it can handle tedious, repetitive tasks like up-resing and color matching, letting the artist focus on creating.

8K Video

8K Video

With hardware-accelerated video processing, ultra-high-quality 8K video can be edited in real time, saving hours.

Major In All Things Creative

Learn how NVIDIA Studio laptops empower students to bring their most ambitious creative ideas to life, and do their best work.

Faster Workflows with GPU-Accelerated Apps


Adobe® Premiere® Pro
Autodesk Arnold
DaVinci Resolve
Adobe Lightroom®
Redcine-X Pro

Frequently Asked Questions

Learn how industry luminaries—including ILMxLAB, Magnopus, and many others—are using NVIDIA technologies to change the future of entertainment.

NVIDIA in the Spotlight

NVIDIA Academy Awards

NVIDIANs Honored with Academy Awards for Achievements in Filmmaking

NVIDIA GPUs have been behind every Academy Award-nominated film for Best Visual Effects for 12 years running. But it’s not just our technology that’s been powering a decade’s worth of award-winning work—our people are taking home Oscars too.

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RTX Turing Award

NVIDIA RTX Platform and Turing GPU Architecture Take Home Advanced Imaging Society Lumiere Technology Award

The NVIDIA RTX platform and the NVIDIA Turing™ GPU architecture have received an award from the Advanced Imaging Society (AIS) for groundbreaking advancements that let artists interact with scenes in ray-traced, photorealistic detail and film studios see increased rendering throughput.

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RTX Server Visual Effects

Visual Effects Studio Pioneers RTX Servers to Boost Final-Frame Rendering

UNIT, a London-based visual effects company, is pioneering the use of NVIDIA RTX Servers to dramatically accelerate the rendering workflow for their work on post- production, design, grade, audio, and computer graphics for film, TV, and commercials.

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Participating Schools

Chapman University
Full Sail University
Loyola University
Vancouver Film School

Join the Program

Digital media schools in the U.S. and Canada are eligible to apply, and there’s no membership fee.