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Computer science student participation up fivefold at women in computing conference
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Women computer science students inspired, recruited at Grace Hopper

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

From bonsais to jet engines, computer scientist Darrell Whitley’s work cultivates new approaches

Darrell Whitley is an internationally known computer scientist – and an award-winning bonsai cultivator. He recently joined the Colorado State University College of Natural Sciences Dean’s Office for a year as acting associate dean for academics.

Computer Science graduate student wins regional STEM thesis competition

Hajar Homayouni won the Western Association of Graduate Schools (WAGS)/ProQuest Distinguished Master’s Thesis Award for her research in data warehouse assurance, which is helping to improve the quality of healthcare data.

The right data, right now: Ph.D. dissertation awarded for transforming data management

Ph.D. student Matt Malensek is researching how to find snowflakes in a blizzard of data.

Ten-hour dash: Computer science undergraduates win National Society of Black Engineers hackathon

Create a platform that will motivate and simplify voting. You have 10 hours. Go.

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