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Computer Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
New York City, NY, United States
Offered by our College of Professional Studies, the program combines solid academic theory with the practical skills and knowledge that are vital to businesses, culture, government and society. Students gain an in-depth understanding of computer architecture, languages and systems — areas vital for industry careers, graduate study or research in computer science.
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Career Outcomes

The B.S. Degree Program in Computer Science prepares students to become life-long learners and successful professionals in the field by achieving these fundamental objectives:

  • Knowledge of the physical and logical principles that determine how computers work.
  • Proficiency in the basic mathematics employed in computer science.
  • Ability to explain key logical constructs that underlie all computer programming.
  • Differentiate among essential data structures used in computer programming, and explain how they work.
  •  Gain knowledge of algorithms and their role in computer science.
  • Identify, explain and apply fundamental structured programming techniques.
  • Apply mathematical concepts to technical problem-solving situations
  • Utilize important data structures and associated algorithms in the development of computer programs.
  • Develop computer programs using functional programming and object-oriented programming paradigms.
  • Apply techniques of software validation and reliability analysis to the development of computer programs.
  • Demonstrate the critical thinking and communication skills required in a technical environment.
  • Acquire the knowledge, skills, experience and values to become lifelong learners able to obtain employment in a computer-related field or go on to graduate study. 

Global Approach to Education

Students also benefit from St. John's focus on international academic experience. The University offers extensive study abroad courses during the academic year as well as the winter and summer semesters. Students can live and learn at St. John's Rome, Italy, campus and Paris, France, location.

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:

  • Computer Programming Fundamentals 
  • Introduction to Data Structures
  • Advanced Data Structures
  • Software Design Methods
  • Computer Architecture
  • Operating Systems
  • Database Management Systems
  • Software Engineering
  • Theory of Programming Languages

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

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    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

Admission requirements:
  • Online application
  • Official high school transcript(s) for all high schools attended
  • Official standardized test scores
  • Personal Essay 
  • Letters of Recommendation 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41900 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    41900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41900 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 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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