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Computer Science, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Boston, MA, United States
Computer scientists enjoy some of the highest salaries and best job prospects in the country. Going to school in a major technological hub gives you an extra edge: Many of our graduates of this Computer Science at Suffolk University go on to jobs in software development and engineering. Companies like Amazon, Google, and Yahoo have offices in nearby Kendall Square, Cambridge.
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Computer Science at Suffolk University is exceptionally hands-on. From the start, you’ll get substantial experience with machine-level programming and direct exposure to computer architecture, networks, and programming for a thorough understanding of hardware and software systems.

Computers continue to have an exciting and evolving influence on how we understand the world and how we communicate with one another. To this end, many Suffolk students go on to careers beyond software development. Engineering, advertising, television and film production, and video-game design are all popular choices that require computational expertise. Many students combine the major with courses in Math, Engineering, Art, and Design.


Our major will prepare you for a wide range of professional roles in computer science, information technology, engineering, and business, as well as graduate study. You might work as a computer programmer, software engineer, web developer, system analyst, or video game developer. Salaries for these positions are quite high. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, the mean salaries for these types of positions range from $67,540 to $104,480.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Ants, Rumors and Gridlocks
  • Introduction to Computer Science World
  • Computer Science
  • Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Architecture of Computer Systems

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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.

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General Requirements

  • Common Application or Suffolk Application and a $50 application fee
  • Essay/personal statement
  • Official high school transcript or GED/HiSET results
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Proof of English Proficiency Option

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    38420 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19210 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    38420 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19210 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Boston

  • 1560 - 3240 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


International students are automatically considered for merit scholarship funding when applying to Suffolk. U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents may apply to be considered for financial aid.

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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