What are the eligibility requirements to join the 3DTi programs?

You must be at least 18 years of age and have completed high school or higher education (proof required) in order to participate in any of our programs.

To join our 12-week 3D Project Based Course, prior experience with 3ds Max, Maya, Revit, AutoCAD or Inventor software is required and eligibility will be based on samples of your current reel/ portfolio submitted.

Beginners will need to participate in our 4-week 3D Foundation Workshop to be eligible to join the 12-week Project Based Course. For more details, click here

Also you must have a computer with high speed internet connection. We also recommend that you use a computer headset to communicate during the live online training sessions.

I have not completed high school/GED can I still participate in the 3DTi programs?

If you have not completed high school/ GED, you may be able to attend our programs but you would have to take a Wonderlic test, which we administer online to ensure that you will be able to participate in the courses successfully.

I do not reside in the US, but I am very interested in joining your programs? Can I still join?

A significant part of the 3DTi training programs are live instructor-led online, so currently we offer our training programs only to residents of the US and CANADA due to time zone differences. However, we do make exceptions if you meet our eligibility requirements and are able to attend the online classes, based on the time zone difference in your country. Certain additional conditions may apply for international students. For more details, please fill out our course inquiry form.

Which software should I learn?

Currently we teach some of the most popular Autodesk software packages such as 3ds Max, Maya, Revit, AutoCAD and Inventor. While 3ds Max and Maya are geared more for the entertainment and design visualization applications. AutoCAD and Revit software are geared towards the architectural industry. Inventor is popular with product design and applications industry.

For more information about which software is right for you, please fill out the inquiry form and check out the FREE Starter Pack, which includes a trial software download and video tutorials to try out the software. If you still need help in deciding, we recommend that you attend our online one-hour FREE TRIAL PROGRAM and speak directly to one of our instructors for more information.

How do I know if my computer can handle the 3D software?

Generally, as long as your computer is within a few years old, you should be able to run the programs in your existing systems. However to check minimum system requirements and test if your system will run the software, we recommend that you check out the FREE Starter Pack we have provided. The Starter pack provides the trial versions of the software and tutorials which you can try out to check if your system and software works properly for your learning purposes. Later once you get good with the software and start working professionally, you may want to look into getting a faster computer with more memory and a good graphics card to speed up your work and render time.

How do I choose the class schedules?

At 3DTi, new classes start every month. Classes are conducted during either weeknights or weekends for the duration of 4 hours each week. You may pick any class time that is convenient to you.

What are the course fees and what are the financing options available?

The tuition fees for our programs vary based on the course/s you have selected. The course fees can be paid by Credit/Debit Card, PayPal or Check. 3DTi offers interest-free monthly payment plans of $900 or $450 per month. Financing is also offered for US residents where monthly payments can be as low as $300 or $150 per month (no credit check required). For exact course pricing, you can fill out our inquiry form and watch our course details video presentation.

What is your refund policy?

Our refund policy has been defined by the New York Education Department (BPSS) on a pro-rata basis. This means your payment obligations are only for the classes you have actually attended. However if you cancel your classes after attending the first class, you will get a full refund minus the $50 or $100 course registration fee as applicable. For more details fill out the inquiry form and see our school catalog.

How do I register for the program, and what is the enrollment process?

If you eligible and interested in joining our programs, the first step is to fill out our course inquiry form and start the application process. After filling out the inquiry form, you will be able to watch our "course details video presentation" and read our PDF documents, which will provide you with detailed information about the course contents, upcoming class start dates, fees and payment options. Once you decide on the class start dates and payment plan choice for the software you are looking to learn, you will see the option to register for the program right below the course details video presentation.

Once you fill out the registration form, you will have to print and fax back your automatically generated enrollment agreements along with your eligibility documents, and send in your proof of completion of high school or higher degree. Upon reviewing your application our admissions counselor will send you an acceptance email and your course fee payments, which will be due 2 weeks before the first class start date.

New classes start every month, and we have small class sizes so they fill up fast. Therefore, we allow our students to register in advance for class start dates up to a year from the actual registration date. If you have any questions before you sign up for our demo class, please feel free to email us at or call us at (877) RING 3DTi OR (212) 967-7777 ext. 82