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BSc Computer Science

The Department participates in the state-wide Computer Science internship program, as well as the Portland State University -exclusive PCEP internship program.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 4 years
Starting in: January, April, September
Tuition Fee: $671 per credit
Location: Portland Campus (Portland, United States)

The Computer Science Department at Portland State University has 26 regular faculty members who specialize in a variety of research areas, including, among others, computer graphics and vision, computer security, databases, intelligent systems, programming languages, software engineering, open source software, sensor networks and other aspects of networking, and high performance computing.

Additionally, a great many students also find their own internships among the many high-tech companies in our area, sometimes called the “Silicon Forest”. The department encourages internships as a great complement to formal learning.

Your Potential To Be Exponential

At Portland State University , you feel like you’re part of a movement. The kind that keeps your classmates rooting for you and your professors pulling for you. You’ll form bonds with faculty and friends in small classes that dive deep into the issues that matter most to you. We are proud to be one of the nation’s most transformative universities. Because every time your success inspires others, you change the world.


Courses Included

  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Data Structures
  • Computer Systems Programming
  • Programming Systems
  • Discrete Structures