48 months
16960 USD/year
16960 USD/year
7038 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Majors of the Computer Science program of Delaware State University learn more than how to write code. They also develop career-advancing skills such as communication, critical thinking, and creative problem-solving.


Students of the Computer Science program of Delaware State University are encouraged to explore new ideas and technologies, as well as to find new uses for existing computer science technologies. Small class sizes ensure that students can work closely with faculty and tailor their education to their own interests.

The senior capstone project enables computer science majors to broaden their horizons and apply their expertise in fields such as business, science, education, social services, or entertainment. Nearly every industry relies on computers, so graduates from this major enjoy a wide range of job opportunities.

Professional Preparation

Computer Science majors work with standard technology that is widely used across many industries and disciplines. Students learn to

  • program in multiple languages using multiple paradigms
  • design and integrate all elements of computer systems, including networks, hardware, and software
  • work with databases, algorithms, and operating systems
  • participate in off-campus internships
  • explore cutting-edge areas such as data mining, digital compression, and virtual machine migration
  • design computing-based solutions to problems in various disciplines
  • conduct computing-based research
  • evaluate the social implications of computing

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computational Thinking
  • Elements of Computer Programming
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Digital Logic Design
  • System Architecture
  • Discrete Structures

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International students should apply no later than 90 days prior to the Fall and Spring semesters.


121 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A certificate or diploma from an accredited four-year school or senior high school.
  • A minimum GPA of 2.0 or better on a 4.0 scale.
  • Take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), which is required if English is not your native language.
  • Submit the three-section test. DSU requires test scores of 800 on the SAT (math and critical reading combined), test scores of 880 or above on the 2016 redesigned SAT, or a 17 or better composite score on the ACT.
  • Have transcripts evaluated by the World Education Service (WES) or Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE) and then forwarded by the evaluating organization to the Office of Admissions.
  • Submit an I-20 Application, a F-1 Student Seeking Financial Statement and an Affidavit of Support for Free Room & Board.
  • The University will also consider international applicants who have taken the General Education Development (GED) test.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8480 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    16960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8480 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7038 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3519 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Dover

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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