Undergraduate admissions overview
The following undergraduate degrees are available through the Department of Computer Science & Engineering:
Students interested in studying computer science at the University of Minnesota should apply for admission to the university into either the College of Science & Engineering for the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree or the College of Liberal Arts for the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree.
Admission to the University
Once students are admitted to one of these colleges, they can then take the required lower division courses in computer science.
Admission to the computer science major
When a student has completed (or is currently enrolled in) lower division prerequisites with a grade of C- or better, they can apply for admission to the major. Most computer science students apply to upper division during their sophomore year.
Find the specifics on the required prerequisite courses, technical GPA, and how to apply for your program below: