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Computer Science, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

About

Our program has been listed as one of the nation's best schools for computer science by The Princeton Review for the seventh consecutive year. A major in computer science will give you a deeper understanding of the theoretical foundations of computer science, and prepare you for grad school.

Our computer labs are equipped with a virtual reality environment, dual-boot systems and a heterogeneous computer cluster. 

As a Computer Science major at Roanoke, you can gain valuable on-the-job experience through part-time work in the information technology department. Internships with local businesses and government agencies can also provide valuable workplace learning experiences.

Our students have gone on to graduate programs at Clemson University, John Hopkins University, the University of Virginia and Wake Forest University. Recent graduates have found jobs as software engineers, technical directors, web developers and game programmers.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Scientific Computing
  • Computer Architecture & Operation Systems 
  • Software Engineering & Project Design 
  • Research Experience
  • Comp Architecture & Op Systems
  • Database Systems

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • 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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

    Schedule IELTS

Academic Requirements

1. Application/Choose one of two easy ways to apply:

  • The Roanoke College online application - no fee
  • The Common Application - no fee

2. Academic Transcripts and Records

Official transcripts and academic records should be sent directly to Roanoke College from all high schools/secondary schools and universities you have attended.  

3. Examination Results

Native English Speakers: 

  • SAT
  • ACT
  • National Examinations

Non-Native English Speakers:

One of the following examinations is required of all students, both freshmen and transfers whose native language is not English:

  • TOEFL 
  • IELTS 
  • SAT

4. Financial Support Statement

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    41110 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41110 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National Applies to you

    41110 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41110 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Salem

  • 1166 - 2110 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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