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.
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!
Computer science is a challenging and rewarding discipline. We are here to help you every step of the way.
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.
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:
Computer science students are creative, flexible and bring an arsenal of problem-solving skills to interdisciplinary competition.
Francisco Ortega and his research team aim to make the navigation, manipulation and gesture-centric experience of augmented and virtual reality platforms as natural to users as the multi-touch displays on smartphones.
The 16-member committee evaluates nominees for the National Medal of 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.