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Computer Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Fair Plain, MI, United States
Learn everything from building servers, to creating apps. Want to make the next best selling app? Look no further than the Computer Science program of Andrews University.
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Overview

Why Computer Science at Andrews

  • Here’s why you should choose Andrews: the Computer Science program of Andrews University is highly project-based and we offer small class sizes for you to get the help you need. Plus, you’ll receive a faith-based curriculum.
  • One word: Accredited. Our computing program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET. ABET accreditation assures that our program is meeting profession standards.
  • Experts predict that there will be one million more jobs in this field by 2020. From computer graphics to web applications, we’ll prepare you for whatever dream job awaits!
  • Our professors will mentor you and provide opportunities for internships and study tours. You can also join a computing club to connect with other students.
  • We offer a Bachelor of Science in computing program with emphases in both computer science and software systems. That way, you can learn exactly what you want to learn for your ideal career.

Careers in Computer Science

Career options are anything but limited with a computing degree. Popular jobs include software developer (designing and programming), computer systems analyst (study and recommend ways to make computer systems more efficient), and software engineer (managing programming processes).

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Computer Science
  • Data Science Fundamentals
  • Server Application Development
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Systems Programming

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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:

    6.5

    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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Prospective students can upload unofficial transcripts directly into the application system during the application process
  • A certified (true) copy of the original transcript attested by an authorized person (i.e. Ministry of Education, authorized personnel at the embassy, department of interior affairs, Justice of the Peace, etc.) (international students)
  • You must have a high school GPA of 2.50 or higher (or an overall GED score at the 50th percentile or higher)
  • ACT/SAT is not required for international students
  • International and domestic prospective students whose language of education is not English must submit English proficiency test scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29808 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29808 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    29808 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29808 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fair Plain

  • 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.

Funding

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