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Computer Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) Manhattan, NY, United States
Wherever there’s a computer, there’s a skilled person developing, maintaining, hacking, advancing or simply using it. Be that person, with this Computer Science program from Fordham University.
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Overview

It’s difficult to imagine life without computers when they’re so central to our information-driven global society. But it’s not difficult to imagine the amazing pursuits you’ll be prepared for with a degree in computer science from Fordham’s department of Computer and Information Sciences.

The Computer Science major from Fordham University emphasizes science and technology, including software design and programming, computer architecture and functions, and the development of an ability to analyze and solve problems in using the computer as a tool.

Get inspired by the classes we offer. Programming. Bioinformatics. Robotics. Video game design. Cyber security. Networking. Database management. Health and medical informatics.

Our faculty members are active researchers driven by intellectual curiosity and the desire to make an impact. Join them in one of our labs. Requirements: open mind, warm heart, and lots of passion.

Career

You graduate from our program prepared for a career or advanced study in computer science, information technology, system design, telecommunications, computer applications and much more.  

You’ll learn more than computer science here. You’ll also study philosophy, theology, history, mathematics, languages, and the performing arts through Fordham’s common core curriculum, the centerpiece of our liberal arts education. We want you to excel in your field—and as a human being.

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:

  • Discrete Structures
  • Data Structures
  • Operating Systems
  • Theory of Computation
  • Data Communications and Networks
  • Intro to Video Game Design
  • Brains and Behaviors in Beasts and Bots

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    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.

General Requirements

  • Common Application with essay and $70 application fee
  • Letter of Recommendation from school guidance counselor or secondary school teacher
  • Transcripts, mark sheets or certificates from all secondary schools or high schools attended (Fordham requires transcripts for the last four years of pre-university education) 
  • SAT or ACT Results (SAT code: 2259; ACT code: 2748)
  • Fordham has an SAT/ACT test flexible option for some overseas applicants. Applicants must (1) complete secondary education outside of the USA, and (2) receive one of these credentials:
    • International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma
    • Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) Diploma 
    • French Baccalaureate
    • German Abitur 
    • Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE)
    • Italian Diploma di Esame di Stato (Maturita)
    • Mexican Bachillerato 
    • Singapore Cambridge GCE A levels 
    • South African National Senior Certificate
    • Spanish Bachillerato
    • UK GCE Advanced Levels (3+ required) 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    52980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    52980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Manhattan

  • 2638 - 5760 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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