What will I learn?

The Computer Science bachelor's degree program is designed to provide a broad overview to the fundamentals of computer science, including software and systems analysis, programming languages, machine architecture, algorithmic thinking, and theoretical foundations of computing.

Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to:

  • Apply knowledge of math, science, engineering and contemporary developments in the fields of software programming, networking, system design, computer science and/or project management.
  • Analyze problems through the use of computer science concepts and processes to formulate, implement and test software-based algorithms.
  • Incorporate historical context and emerging developments in computer science to create adaptable and efficient algorithmic solutions that reflect ethical considerations and global awareness.
  • Use the techniques, skills and emerging tools necessary for analysis and evolution of algorithms in computer science.

Upon completion of the? Software Engineering specialization (offered at the Providence and North Miami campuses), graduates are expected to:

  • Integrate knowledge, tools and problem-solving skills to carry out the design, creation, maintenance and testing of state-of-the-art software solutions.

Upon completion of the? Network Engineering specialization (offered at the Providence Campus), graduates are expected to:

  • Apply computer science knowledge, skills and tools focused on real-time, finite state machine development methods aimed at creating network products, network designs, troubleshooting plans and advanced protocol tracking.

Which department am I in?

College of Engineering and Design

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$34,376.00 per year
New International Student Services Fee: USD $1,200 per academic year or USD $600 per semester
Start date

10 January 2022


College of Engineering and Design

8 Abbott Park Place,


Rhode Island,

02903, United States

Online/Distance (4 years)

Tuition fees
USD $495/1.0 semester credit course (USD $1,485 per 3.0 credit course)
Start date

10 January 2022

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completion of official secondary school transcript.

For international students

Applicants must have High school transcripts.

Fall Semester Deadlines: Early Action Timeline - November 1; Regular Timeline - July 4. Students are encouraged to complete the application process as soon as possible before the Spring semester start, preferably 30 days prior.

English Proficiency Requirements

  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System, Cambridge) - 6.0
  • TOEFL iBT (Test of English as Foreign Language, Internet, ETS) - 75
  • PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English) - 50
  • TOEFL PBT (Paper-based - discontinued) – 535

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.