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Computer Science, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
New London, CT, United States
Become an experienced problem solver who is well-versed in computing theory and programming paradigms by majoring in computer science. You gain substantive research experience and learn how to think independently. The Computer Science program is offered by Connecticut College.
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Research opportunities

Research is a priority for Computer Science majors at Connecticut College. It allows you to immerse yourself in a topic of interest, contribute to the advancement of the field and prepare for graduate studies and future employment. Recent topics include entertainment software design, realistic avatar development, game agent learning, robot colony experiments, algorithmic game theory, music alignment, tonal classification, visualization, image and sound processing, algorithms for routing and scheduling, mobile device tour system development and bioinformatics. Students have presented their work at conferences across the globe. You are expected to complete at least two semesters of research.


If you’re doing research or taking an advanced course, you have 24/7 access to campus labs. Facilities include standard UNIX and PC labs, as well as labs in robotics, multimedia and digital signal processing, and graphics and virtual reality. The robotics lab is equipped with workbenches, construction tools, a laser cutter, a 3D printer, robots and a colony space. The multimedia and signal processing lab has high-end graphics workstations, head-mounted displays, force feedback devices, development environments for multimedia content processing and software for producing animations. The graphics and virtual reality lab has high-end graphics workstations, 3D trackers, a full-body motion capture system, touch screen monitors, wearable computing devices, 3D camera and a 4.5 x 12-foot 3D visualization wall.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    128 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction To Computer Science And Problem Solving
  • Data Structures
  • Computer Organization
  • Algorithms

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.

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    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • Common Application
  • School report: includes (1) college counselor recommendation, (2) official secondary school transcript with first term (quarter or trimester) grades for the current academic year and (3) mid-year report with updated grades as soon as they are available
  • Two academic teacher recommendations (preferably from junior or senior year)
  • Common Application Early Decision Agreement Form for EDI & EDII applicants (signed by ED applicant, college counselor and parent or legal guardian) submitted via your Common Application account
  • If English is not your native language: the TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE is required.
  • All non-US citizens must submit a Certification of Finances for International Students (pdf)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    75315 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 75315 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    75315 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 75315 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New London

  • 1100 - 1600 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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