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Computer Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #198 (WUR) , DC,
The Computer Science program offered by George Washington University is part of the School of Engineering and Applied Science. In this program, you learn software design, algorithms, and problem solving using computers, programming languages, and architecture of computer systems and networks.

About

You can earn either a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science and prepare for careers that span the spectrum from information technology, health sciences and homeland security to business, law and entertainment.

George Washington University's Computer Science program offers options in computer security and information assurance, digital media, bioinformatics, biomedical computing and medical preparation.

You will study the fundamentals necessary to design and implement software for Internet operations, software systems, computer graphics and animation, games, and secure systems. You will learn applications in industry, medicine and national defense. You will also be ready for graduate study.

What can I do in the Computer Science field?

Our students’ past projects give a sample of the possibilities: defending against cyber attacks, starting a software company, designing vaccines and improving surgical outcomes, making virtual creatures come alive in video games and building large software systems.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Intro to Software Development
  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Software Engineering
  • Database Systems and Team Projects
  • Capstone Senior Design Project 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • Common Application
  • Financial Certificate
  • Photocopy of your Passport
  • International Credentials
  • Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    56845 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56845 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    56845 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56845 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Washington, D. C.

  • 1705 - 2980 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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