B.Sc. On Campus

Computer Science

Tennessee State University

48 months
20574 USD/year
20574 USD/year
7854 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Department of Computer Science at Tennessee State University offers an exciting B.S. degree with a broad based knowledge in various contemporary computer science fields such as computer architecture and organization, algorithm design and analysis, computer programming, database management systems, computer networks and data communication, cybersecurity, and artificial intelligence.


The mission of the Department of Computer Science at Tennessee State University, commensurate with the mission of the University and the College of Engineering, is to provide quality Computer Science education, to pursue theoretical and applied research in the critical areas of computer science, and to engage in service to its constituents.

Educational Objectives

The Program Educational Objectives of the Computer Science Undergraduate Program describe the career and professional accomplishments that the Program is preparing graduates to achieve in three to five years after graduation. These objectives are:

  • Graduates are employed within the discipline or closely related fields or pursue graduate education.
  • Graduates demonstrate professional growth evidenced by measurable development activities and leadership roles.

Programme Structure


  • Data Science 
  • Cybersecurity and Networking 
  • Bioinformatics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.2 (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admissions Application and $25 application fee. (Check or Money Order)
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores (TOEFL/IELTS is waived with "C" or better in college-level English Comp I)
  • Notarized Affidavit of support and financial statement.  These documents must not be older than six (6) months prior to desired semester of enrollment
  • Official transcripts from colleges/universities attended in the United States
  • Official transcripts and authorized school records with a course-by-course listing of courses and grades received; such transcripts must have been evaluated by a foreign educational credential agancy, at the student's expense. 
  • Proof of required immunizations 
  • Copy of passport
  • Take the ACT/SAT test if under the age of 21
  • Please do not submit emailed documents to the Admissions Office

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20574 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10287 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    20574 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10287 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7854 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3927 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Nashville

900 - 1400 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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