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Computer Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #992 (BCR) Grand Forks, ND, United States
In the Computer Science program from University of North Dakota students will learn the valuable skills and knowledge you need to design and develop tomorrow’s technology solutions.
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Technology is the bedrock of today’s global economic and social foundation. Those that have fundamental system and programming skills will continue to be in high demand. With a focus on problem solving and programming, you’ll learn how to model and analyze problems, design solutions, and verify results with today’s most exciting technology innovations and technologies.

Why Study Computer Science at University of North Dakota?

UND offers undergraduate programs that are truly unique with opportunities to:

  • Create web and mobile apps.
  • Develop computer animations and virtual reality systems.
  • Analyze imagery and data from unmanned and manned aircraft systems.
  • Influence the design of systems for aerospace.
  • Develop expertise in cybersecurity, big data, software engineering, information technology, computer animation, and game design.

The B.S. in Computer Science provides the strongest mathematical and scientific background. It is recommended for students who intend to pursue graduate studies or to seek employment involving technical or scientific applications of computing.

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 Included:
  • Computer Science 
  • Systems Programming 
  • Algorithms and Data Structures 
  • Social Implications of Computer Technology 
  • User Interface Design 
  • Organization of Programming Languages 
  • Computer Architecture 
  • Formal Languages and Automata 
  • Operating Systems 
  • Senior Project 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Complete Mandatory Immunizations and TB Screening
  • Send Official Records
  • Apply Online and Pay $35 Application Fee
  • Complete Statement of Financial Responsibility
  • Provide Evidence of English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17998 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17998 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    13498 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13498 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    8999 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8999 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Minnesota Residents $10,079/year

Living costs for Grand Forks

  • 1000 - 2180 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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