Undergraduate Rachel Masters honored with Goldwater Scholarship
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Preston Dunton: Science meets music

Welcome to the Department of Computer Science at Colorado State University! Computer science is a pioneering, multidisciplinary field with explosive growth and opportunity. Whether you are an on campus or online student, here you will be part of a diverse living and learning community committed to your success.

PROGRAMS OF STUDY

Your degree program will provide a complete, well-rounded experience that includes rigorous, collaborative coursework and training in computing fundamentals and broad educational, scientific, and engineering experience. You will also benefit from our industry connections who help ensure your perspective and skills are state of the art.

RESEARCH

As an undergraduate or graduate student, you will develop your intellectual curiosity and critical thinking skills and apply them to practical problems in new and creative ways. Come work with us on our groundbreaking research — let’s discover!

STUDENT SUCCESS

Computer science is a challenging and rewarding discipline. We are here to help you every step of the way.

ADVISING

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SCHOLARSHIPS & FELLOWSHIPS

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CAREER RESOURCES

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DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

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OUTSIDE THE CLASSROOM

School is only one part of life. When it is time to feed your wellbeing, you can enjoy participating in department and CSU groups and activities, exploring our nationally award-winning city of Fort Collins, visiting Denver just an hour away, or simply relaxing and playing in our spectacular Rocky Mountain outdoors.

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ENGAGEMENT

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LEARNING COMMUNITY

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LIFE AT CSU

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Whatever path you choose after your degree, you will be able to confidently pursue the many exciting opportunities computer science has to offer. Let’s talk about your future in computer science:

NEWS

CSU Computer Science hosts first Cyber Camp, promotes diversity in field

Indrakshi Ray, professor in the Department of Computer Science, hosted CSU’s first annual Cyber Camp. Her goal: making cybersecurity accessible and fun.

CSU researchers funded by DARPA to demystify neural networks, improve cybersecurity

CSU computer scientists and mathematicians are seeking to bring mathematics-based clarity to how artificial neural networks function, and how they can be better protected against security threats.

Fully both: CSU alum Henry Ives blends art and science

Like many students who double major, Henry Ives chose one program out of passion – music – and the other out of practicality – computer science. With time, however, those lines blurred.

DARPA Forward conference comes to CSU Aug. 30-31

Colorado State University and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) will host a two-day conference in Fort Collins on Aug. 30-31, the first such event in a series at six universities around the country.