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Computer Science

Columbia University

48 months
Duration
60098 USD/year
60098 USD/year
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About

The majors in the Department of Computer Science at Columbia University provide students with the appropriate computer science background necessary for graduate study or a professional career. Computers impact nearly all areas of human endeavor. 

Overview

Therefore, the department also offers courses for students who do not plan a computer science major or concentration. The Computer Science majors at Columbia University offer maximum flexibility by providing students with a range of options for program specialization. 

Key Features 

  • The department offers four majors: computer science; information science; data science; and computer science-mathematics, offered jointly with the Mathematics Department.
  • Students study a common core of fundamental topics, supplemented by a track that identifies specific areas for deeper study. The foundations track prepares students for advanced work in fundamental, theoretical, and mathematical aspects of computing, including analysis of algorithms, scientific computing, and security. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Computing in Context
  • Emerging Scholars Program Seminar
  • Programming Languages
  • Development Technologies
  • Clean Object-Oriented Design
  • Data Structures in Java

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Autobiographical information
  • Lists and descriptions of a student’s achievements, activities, employment and summer activities
  • Personal essay
  • An official high school transcript from all high schools attended
  • One high school counselor’s recommendation and school profile
  • The completed Mid-Year Report
  • SAT or ACT
  • Applicants may self-report their scores
  • English proficiency examination score (if necessary)
  • These recommendations must come from teachers who taught you in academic disciplines
  • For engineering applicants, one must come from a math or science teacher

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    60098 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30049 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    60098 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30049 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Manhattan

2638 - 5751 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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