• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

As a Computer Science major at Colorado State University , students will study step-by-step computational methods for solving problems by encoding, storing, tracking and transforming information. Students will learn the theory, architecture, and application of computers – how to process information and how to design software (sets of computer instructions) to perform specific functions.

 Students will also learn how to enable software and computers to learn and adapt on their own. Computer Science is much broader than just programming.

Computer scientists work in diverse fields and have crucial core skills:

  • information analysis and processing
  • practical and specialized software design
  • computer theory, logic, and discrete mathematics
  • computer architecture and networks
  • operating systems and programming languages

Potential Occupations

Our Computer Science students are in high demand, and the majority find related employment upon graduation. The proven performance of CSU graduates has resulted in annual recruiting visits by a wide variety of companies, government agencies, and research laboratories. Internships are readily available that enhance skills and marketability.

Career opportunities include, but are not limited to: systems programmer, software designer, computer researcher, software engineer, software tester, systems administrator, security systems designer, database programmer, consultant, technical product support personnel, and educator.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Areas of study:
  • Calculus
  • Programming and mathematical foundations
  • Computer security
  • Data structures
  • Computer organization
  • Algorithmic theory
  • Systems software
  • Software engineering
  • Statistics
  • Linear algebra

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    53

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.4

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Application for admission
  • $50 application fee or fee waiver
  • Official school transcript
  • Personal statement (essay) and Academic Explanation
  • Recommendation
  • English proficiency (optional)
  • ACT or SAT results (optional)
  • Immigration documents

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    30780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30780 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    12058 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12058 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fort Collins

  • 1210 - 1800 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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