B.Sc. On Campus

Computational Science

American University Washington DC

48 months
52160 USD/year
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Administered jointly by the Department of Computer Science and Department of Mathematics and Statistics, the Computational Science (BS) at American University Washington DC is recommended for students interested in a career in mathematical and computational techniques to solve problems and the use of these methods to advance other fields that require extensive computation and data analysis.



Computational science is a field in which computational simulation and modeling of systems are used to solve problems in engineering and natural and social sciences.

 Students in this Computational Science (BS) program at American University Washington DC take foundation courses in mathematics and computer science and choose application areas including biology, chemistry, computer science, economics, environmental studies, finance, mathematics, physics, psychology, and statistics based on their interests. Students may also choose to pursue a double major or minor in the application area.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Introduction to Computer Science 
  • Introduction to Simulation and Modeling
  • Tools of Scientific Computing 
  •  Tools of Scientific Computing 
  •  Computer Science Capstone Project 
  •  Calculus 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Fall Admission 

  • Early Decision: November 15
  • Early Decision 2: January 15
  • Regular Decision: January 15


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application fee of U.S. $75
  • Academic records for grades 9-12 with official transcripts and certified English translations (if applicable), for each secondary institution attended
  • Two academic letters of recommendation
  • Demonstrated English proficiency
  • Interruption of Studies Statement if you have already graduated from secondary school at the time of application.

Tuition Fee

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    52160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 52160 USD per year during 48 months.

52,160 - 58,171 USD

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 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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