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Computer Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Utica, NY, United States
You’re fascinated by computers and all they’re capable of. You’re a problem solver by nature, and you enjoy finding solutions through technology. You want a career in one of the world’s fastest growing fields. Computer science may be the major for you.


Utica College’s comprehensive program in computer science offers sound preparation for both professional accomplishment and graduate study. The major prepares students to design and implement all types of software and devise new ways to use computers, including web applications, robotic, vision, and intelligent systems, and games and simulations. Taught by an expert faculty, the program prepares students for a variety of lucrative careers.

The Utica College computer science department follows a curriculum recommended by the Association for Computing Machinery, a top organization for computer professionals. Computer science majors at Utica College pursue concentrations in one of three areas:

  • business applications,
  • scientific applications, or
  • computer security.

Foundations in the theory of computer science, including data models, structures, and algorithms prepare students for a wide range of careers, including knowledge engineering, virtual reality, aerospace, computer security, and business.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  • Computer Science I 
  • Computer Science II 
  • Discrete Mathematics I 
  • Discrete Mathematics II 
  • Computer Organization & Programming 
  • Object-Oriented Programming 
  • Data Structures and Algorithms 
  • Introduction to Networks 
  • Programming Languages 
  • Database Systems 
  • Operating System Concepts 
  • Software Engineering 

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • Official transcripts (mark sheets) of all secondary and post secondary academic work sent by the school (in English along with an explanation of the grading system)
  • One letter of recommendation.
  • Offical examination results for school finishing or leaving examinations.
  • Copy of Passport.
  • Complete at least 16 units of secondary school credit.
  • Receive a diploma from an accredited secondary school.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20127 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20127 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    20127 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20127 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Utica

  • 854 - 1870 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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