Why Choose CU-Boulder for Your CS Graduate Degree?

The job market is excellent for those who study computer science. CU-Boulder offers four graduate program options:

Our Computer Science department also offers:

  • Close interaction with faculty: Nearly all Computer Science courses, including undergraduate courses, are taught by regular, rostered CS faculty, rather than by graduate student assistants.
  • Cutting-edge research: Our faculty members are performing world-class research, and there are many opportunities for both undergraduates and graduate students to get involved.
  • Great job prospects: We have more than 3,000 alumni working in a wide variety of jobs, in a wide variety of companies and in a wide variety of locations all over the world.

Graduate-level research in several areas makes our program one of the most prominent in the nation. Research areas include: 

A key area of strength is the collaboration opportunities with other centers and departments. For example, we are sharing in a $250 million gift to the university from the Coleman Institute to develop technologies that will enhance the lives of people with cognitive disabilities. Over the next few years, the department will also use four successive awards to improve its computing infrastructure.

Explore Graduate Opportunities

Students from underrepresented minority groups can apply to participate in the Colorado Advantage graduate preview program. To learn more, please visit the Colorado Advantage website