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Computer Science, Bachelor

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University rank #601 (QS) Northampton, MA, United States
The Computer Science program at the Smith College prepares students to lead in a world experiencing sweeping technological change. Students choosing to major in computer science can look forward to a career in one of the many fields to which computer technology has become vital.
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The Computer Science program at the Smith College has students who are very active in the department. Three liaisons attend department faculty meetings, and run monthly social gatherings such as movie night and game night. 

A student-led club organizes career-oriented training and offers community outreach via a local chapter of Girls Who Code. Many students work as teaching assistants, running help sessions, grading, and aiding students during teaching labs. Many students also do research as special studies, as research grant assistants, or as honors theses. 


Computer Science enjoys the use of several dedicated classrooms and research facilities in Ford Hall. Installed machines include multiple-boot workstations as well as dedicated computing clusters. Our student lounge provides comfortable furniture, toys, and refrigeration for students looking for a break from their work. 

Students and faculty members pursue interdisciplinary research and class work using digital circuits and microprocessor kits; Lego robot arms; robot dogs, and mobile platforms; plus sensor modules, synthesizers, keyboards, for digital sound and music. The Center for Design and Fabrication offers 3-D printers, a laser scanners, laser and water-jet cutters, among other tools for rapid prototyping.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • How the Internet Works
  • How Computers Work
  • Interactive Web Documents
  • Communicating with Data
  • Intro Computer Science through Programming
  • Computer Graphics

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Common Application or Coalition Application
  • Smith Writing Supplement
  • Secondary School Report, including official high school transcript
  • Counselor Recommendation
  • Two Teacher Evaluation Forms
  • Midyear Report
  • Early Decision Agreement (if applicable)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    55830 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 55830 USD per year and a duration of .
  • National

    55830 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 55830 USD per year and a duration of .
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Living costs for Northampton

  • 1156 - 2400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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