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CSC Major & Minor
Pursue a degree or take courses in computer science.
Our small, collegial PhD and MS programs ensure students get personal attention from faculty.
AI, experimental systems, human-computer interaction, theoretical computer science, and more.
December 28, 2017
Andrew K. McCallum (URCS Ph.D. 1996) has been named a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machin ...
December 20, 2017
It is with great sadness that the Computer Science department shares the news of the death of Dr. Ta ...
October 5, 2017
In four years since becoming an assistant professor at the University of Rochester, Ehsan Hoque has ...
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We've moved to Wegmans Hall in May 2017, home to CS, GIDS, CIRC
URCS was founded as a PhD-only department in 1974. The first degrees were awarded in 1980. The department typically admits 1012 PhD students each fall, and graduates about 7 every year.
Professor Hoque received a Google Faculty Research Award for his research on data-driven adaptive learning, and innovative assessment methods.
Human-Computer Interaction class creates programs, apps to improve lives
Students in this class spend two months developing a technical product that could potentially be deployed in the wider world, with the goal of using computing to solve pressing problems in society.Learn More
Women in Computing
Women in Computing at Rochester continues positive growth trend
For many decades, the diversity in computer science nationally has been disproportionally lower than in other science disciplines. In an effort to change that at Rochester, many steps have been taken to help build a better community for women and underrepresented minorities in the Department of Computer Science at Rochester. The University recently featured an article about our "code like a girl" campus trend in the NewsCenter publication.Learn More
Computer science is a broad and in-demand field, influencing areas like health, entertainment, and big data.
At the University of Rochester, our emphasis on cross-collaboration and elite undergraduate and graduate programs prepares our students for industry, research, and academic positions.Learn More
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