CSU online computer science bachelor’s degree ranked No. 2 nationwide
CSU ranks top ten at national CyberSEED competition
New online bachelor of science sees explosive growth
Meet four female students leading the future of computer science
Preston Dunton: Science meets music
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Changemakers
New key community takes on diversity in technology

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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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

Paradigm shift: A new way to teach computer science

For decades education researchers have struggled with a stubborn problem: computer science introductory courses are notoriously difficult. About one third of the students fail or drop out. A new team of CSU researchers has an innovative solution.

Darrell Whitley receives second prestigious award

Darrell Whitley, current professor and former chair of the Department of Computer Science at Colorado State University, received a Pioneer Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Ram Legacy: Wim Böhm

Anton Pedro Willem Böhm, known to his colleagues and friends as “Wim,” stepped onto the Colorado State University campus in the spring of 1990 as a new professor in the Department of Computer Science. In the 30 years following that, Böhm made an immediate and lasting impression.

CSU online computer science bachelor’s degree ranked No. 2 nationwide

The new online computer science bachelor’s program is among the nation’s best for return on investment.