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B.S. Computer Science

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Get Inside Computers

This program prepares you to design, develop and test computing systems for a variety of purposes. Become proficient in various operating systems, programming languages and techniques and computer architecture with many opportunities to practice your skills on real-world projects. Students may specialize in the area that best supports their interests and goals.

Learn About

  • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
  • Cybersecurity and Computer Architecture
  • Automated Analysis and Reconfigurable Computing
  • Fault-Tolerant Systems
  • Resilient and Survivable Systems
  • Evolutionary Computation and Biological Modeling
  • Collaborative Virtual Environments
  • Large Scale Data Management

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Fast Facts

  • No. 1 Best Value Public University in the West – ranked by U.S. News and World Report. We’re also the only public university in Idaho to be ranked best value by Forbes, Money, and The Princeton Review.
  • Top 7 in the Nation for “infusing real-world experiences into engineering education” through our undergraduate Senior Capstone Design Program – National Academy of Engineering
  • Center for Secure and Dependable Systems (CSDS) – Collaborate in research dedicated to strengthening the nation’s cyber infrastructure and explore our computer science-based cybersecurity curriculum.
  • Personalized Attention from nationally and internationally recognized faculty and staff through small class sizes, 1-on-1 interaction, mentorship, advising and research collaboration. Most faculty hold Ph.D.s in their field.
  • 91% Graduate with Jobs or are enrolled in graduate education or military service – Career Outcomes Survey
  • Highest Salary Earnings for early- and mid-career undergraduate degree recipients than any other public university in Idaho – Payscale
  • More Scholarships Awarded than any 4-year public engineering college in Idaho. – 2019/20 Financial Aid Data
  • Hands-On Experience, Guaranteed ALL U of I College of Engineering students participate in hands-on experiences, through our nationally recognized Senior Capstone Design Program  and Engineering Design EXPO, Cooperative Education Program (Co-op), Idaho’s only Grand Challenge Scholars Program  and paid undergraduate assistantships.

The Computer Science undergraduate degree program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

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Computer Science

Physical Address:
Janssen Engineering Building 236

Mailing Address:

Computer Science
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1010
Moscow, ID 83844-1010

Phone: 208-885-6592

Fax: 208-885-9052

Email: csinfo@uidaho.edu

Web: Computer Science